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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.

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.

News Government General
October 8, 2019  

Alberta to introduce bills on farm safety, greenhouse gas emissions

New budget coming. Premier Jason Kenney said there will be restraint.

News Government Oil & Gas General
July 2, 2019  

Higher oil prices, more tax income: Alberta ends 2018-19 with smaller deficit

Resource revenue was up $1.6 billion from what was expected.

News General
April 11, 2019  

Ontario’s path to a balanced budget will be responsible, Ford says

Premier Doug Ford has promised to eliminate a $13.5 billion deficit.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 26, 2019  

Trudeau to meet labour leaders in Winnipeg

In the shadow of SNC-Lavalin scandal as company walks back CEO’s claim about lost jobs.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 19, 2019  

Liberal budget to applaud Canada’s economy, but who deserves credit?

Over the last few years, the Liberals have spent billions more than they promised in their 2015 election platform.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 11, 2019  

Trump’s record $4.7T budget relies on strong growth

Deficit is projected to hit $1.1 trillion in the 2020 fiscal year, the highest in a decade.

News Government General
November 19, 2018  

Doug Ford, in fireside chat, says PC government ‘may’ balance budget by year 4

His government has said the shortfall they inherited from the Liberals was $15 billion.

News Government General
October 25, 2018  

Ottawa to run bigger than expected deficits over coming years

Feds are on pace to post a $19.4-billion deficit in 2018-19, $1.3 billion higher than the projection in last February’s budget.

News Government General
July 12, 2018  

Trudeau bills 10 year defence spending plan as answer to Trump spending call

As the NATO summit in Brussels wrapped up, the PM announced a 70 per cent increase in military spending. But the commitment falls short of the 2 per cent of GDP mark agreed upon by members in 2014.

News Government General
May 30, 2018  

Liberal economic adviser preaches defence spending, but Sajjan says Ottawa fell $2.3B short

Dominic Barton says defence industry critical for innovation, but Libs behind on spending goals.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 15, 2018  

Federal budget bill quietly proposes tool to ease penalties for corporate crime

A company that comes forward would avoid facing serious criminal charges, including bribery, corruption and insider trading.