provincial budget

9:07AM
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Provinces face precarious fiscal positions—even post-pandemic

Canadians aged 65 or older will comprise nearly 24 per cent of the population by 2040.


11:39AM
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Saskatchewan should establish new strict rules to save resource revenue

The province's massive budget deficit continues a trend that started well before the pandemic.


8:26AM
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Alberta celebrates ‘Balanced Budget Tax Freedom Day’ later than any other province

This year's combined projected federal and provincial government deficits total $234 billion.


9:25AM
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Provinces should study Saskatchewan’s fiscal recovery of the 1990s

This year, the 10 provinces are projected to run cumulative deficits of nearly $80 billion.


10:13AM
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Canadians paying dearly for mounting provincial debt

In Canada, government net debt has doubled from $1 trillion to $2 trillion.


3:17PM
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P.E.I. deficit may be bigger than forecasts

Forecasts project a -5.1 per cent decline in the province's GDP.


11:09AM
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McNeil government faces debt tidal wave

The province’s net debt will rise from $15.2 billion to nearly $17.2 billion.


11:24AM
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Estimating the recessionary impact on Nova Scotia finances—Part 1

RBC forecasts an $800 million provincial deficit this year, Scotiabank forecasts $970 million.


2:00AM
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One item sorely missing from Finance Minister Mike de Jong’s recent provincial budget was a plan to make BC’s business taxes more competitive and attractive for investment.