Canada's government posted a deficit of CAD 14.9 billion in March 2019 compared to CAD 10.7 billion gap in the same month of the previous year. Revenues increased by CAD 1.2 billion, or 4.6 percent, to CAD 27.8 billion, mainly due to an increase in other revenues. Program expenses jumped by CAD 5.7 billion, or 16.4 percent, to CAD 40.7 billion, amid increases in major transfers to other levels of government and direct program expenses. Public debt charges decreased by CAD 0.3 billion, or 12.2 per cent, to CAD 2.0 billion, reflecting lower Consumer Price Index adjustments on Real Return Bonds. Government Budget Value in Canada averaged -1000.08 CAD Million from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5770 CAD Million in February of 2005 and a record low of -14900 CAD Million in March of 2019.