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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 1, 2020  

Highlights of the federal government’s fiscal update

Freeland budget is borrowing, taxing, tax breaks and rolling out the money for businesses and families.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 25, 2020  

Alberta outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3B: finance minister

Province’s economy hit by COVID-19 pandemic, the drop in oil prices and a global economic contraction.

News Government Economy General
November 19, 2020  

Spending restraints shouldn’t be jettisoned because of pandemic

Former budget watchdog says government should move away from spending to stimulate the economy as conditions improve.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2020  

Ontario government presents $187B pandemic era budget

Will spend $45 billion over the next three years to respond to the global health crisis.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2020  

Ford government to present first pandemic budget, next steps for recovery

Will include a new standard for long-term care: nursing home residents receive an average of four hours of direct care daily.

News General
October 26, 2020  

Budget update won’t have fiscal anchor until after crisis: PM

It will provide some guidelines for ongoing spending to help the economy.

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.