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News Government General
September 18, 2020  

$660M in tax incentives, BC reveals details of $1.5B recovery plan

Details about how the money will be spent come amid speculation that Premier Horgan is considering a snap election

News Government General
September 17, 2020  

$1B supply bill passed in N.L. falls short of Liberal government’s wishes

The minority Liberal government had originally proposed a three-month $1.56-billion interim supply bill.

News Government Economy General
August 12, 2020  

Ontario budget deficit projected to jump to $38.5B in 2020-2021

Province spent billions to support the health-care sector and help businesses and residents weather the storm.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 8, 2020  

Liberals foresee high unemployment, $343B deficit due to COVID-19

Fiscal snapshot foresees a slow return to a new normal, with low economic growth to at least the end of 2021.

News Government General
July 2, 2020  

Transform CERB into a basic annual income program for better Canada

A basic income program is necessary, but not sufficient, for a complete economic safety net, researchers suggest

News Government General
June 25, 2020  

Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

CERB, now budgeted at $60 billion, has paid out $52.14 billion to over eight million people as of June 21.

News Government Economy General
June 18, 2020  

Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau

Prime minister said uncertainty from the pandemic makes meaningful forecasts impossible.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 16, 2020  

Saskatchewan says COVID-19 factor in $2.4B shortfall

Extra $2 billion in budget to be spent on infrastructure projects and highway upgrades.

News Government Economy
May 28, 2020  

Federal deficit likely reached $260B due to COVID-19: PBO

Finances could be helped by an economic recovery that would help lessen the red ink.

News Government General
May 14, 2020  

Trudeau cites uncertainty around pandemic for budget delay

Federal spending to combat the economic fallout from the pandemic is approaching $150 billion.

News Energy General
March 31, 2020  

Alberta’s energy war room to spend only on ‘subsistence operations’

Canadian Energy Centre is reducing its current operating budget by 90% to “reflect needs” during the pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
March 11, 2020  

Environment leaders say feds need to push sustainability as budget nears

But Business Council of Canada CEO is calling for an economic budget to respond to the economic crisis “people are feeling.”

News Government General
February 27, 2020  

N.S. Liberal budget opens up spending taps as province faces slowing economy

The 2020-21 provincial budget tabled Feb. 25 features $11.5 billion in spending with a modest surplus of $55 million

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
November 7, 2019  

Green groups want feds to admit true costs of climate change

Green budget suggests the next federal budget invest in a number of energy efficiency upgrades.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 24, 2019  

Alberta to reduce spending 3%, but no cuts to health, education

Aims to balance the books in four years and reorient Alberta’s economy long after that.