The federal deficit for 2010-11 will be $49.2 billion, according to the 2010 federal budget. It turns out that most provinces will be in the red too.

There was a time when most provincial governments brought down surplus budgets. But the recession that began in 2008 took big bites out of provincial tax revenues and by the 2009-10 fiscal year, almost every province was officially in deficit. 

Mouse over each province to see its current fiscal position and find out when it plans to balance its books again.