TORONTO, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, April 18, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on federal debt in Canada.

Examining Federal Debt in Canada by Prime Minister Since Confederation tracks the debt records of every prime minister—how much they increased or decreased the federal debt, after accounting for inflation and population changes.

A news release with additional information will be issued via GlobeNewswire on April 18 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

Finn Poschmann, Resident Scholar, Fraser Institute

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