federal government spending

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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.


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

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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.


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Trudeau government gets unlimited spending authority for six months

The COVID-19 bill effectively eliminates the need for all parties to work together to pass spending legislation for the next six months.


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Any ‘Fair Deal’ for Alberta requires fundamental rethink of fiscal federalism in Canada

Between 2007 and 2018, Alberta workers contributed a net $12.3 billion to employment insurance.