Federal Department Of Finance Report Shows NDP Has Best Balanced Budgets Record
The above chart shows the number of years that a balanced budget was achieved by provincial governments of various political stripes. It covers 23 fiscal year periods from the 1986-87 to 2008-09 across various administrations.
New Democratic provincial governments achieved the highest period with surplus budgets followed by Conservative administrations. Liberal provincial administrations had the worst record of deficit.
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The Fiscal Reference Table is produced annually by the Federal Department of Finance. This chart is from the report for 2008-09.