SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

January 18, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How much interest do Canadians pay on government debt? New study coming Thursday, Jan. 19

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - January 18, 2017) - On Thursday, Jan. 19, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining government debt in Canada.

The Cost of Government Debt in Canada, 2017 spotlights how much Canadians pay in interest to service government debt, and how those costs compare to other government programs. Provincial figures are provided.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

Contact Information

  • Charles Lammam
    Director, Fiscal Studies
    Fraser Institute

    To arrange interviews with Charles Lammam or for more information, please contact:
    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589