federal finances

11:49AM
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Trudeau government should provide fiscal projections to Canadians

The CERB is now estimated to cost $61.1 billion compared to the original estimate of $40.6 billion.


8:37PM
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Alberta’s net contribution to federal finances soars into the billions

Canada's equalization program cost Alberta taxpayers approximately $3.1 billion in 2017.


5:00PM
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Trudeau government should cut strings on Ottawa’s ‘re-opening’ support

The Trudeau government plans to provide $14 billion in financial support for provincial governments across the country.


10:41AM
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Reality of government matters when assessing policy options

Such implicit or explicit assumptions invariably lead to unintended consequences.


10:57AM
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Trudeau government should provide fiscal update—now
More than 8 million applicants successfully applied for the CERB.

11:38AM
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Governments across Canada must reduce spending post-recession

Total provincial government deficits will reach an estimated $63.0 billion this year.


1:06PM
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Pandemics, social upheaval and government spending

Federal deficit estimates range from $100 billion to $200 billion for fiscal year 2020-21.


11:06AM
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Morneau doubles down on deficit-spending plans

According to current projections, the federal deficit will reach $26.6 billion this year.