David Macdonald's articles

Dawn of the Debt June 29, 2023

Dawn of the Debt

Governments aren’t households—and their budgets don’t act like them

Not done yet May 16, 2023

Not done yet

Canada has made big progress on child care costs—but has a lot of work to do on availability of spaces.

No strings attached February 15, 2023

No strings attached

There’s more money on the table—but without adequate strings attached, the provinces could end up spending it on tax cuts instead of fixing health care.