Trudeau cites uncertainty around pandemic for budget delay
Federal spending to combat the economic fallout from the pandemic is approaching $150 billion.
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
Alberta to introduce bills on farm safety, greenhouse gas emissions
New budget coming. Premier Jason Kenney said there will be restraint.
Higher oil prices, more tax income: Alberta ends 2018-19 with smaller deficit
Resource revenue was up $1.6 billion from what was expected.
Ontario’s path to a balanced budget will be responsible, Ford says
Premier Doug Ford has promised to eliminate a $13.5 billion deficit.
Trudeau to meet labour leaders in Winnipeg
In the shadow of SNC-Lavalin scandal as company walks back CEO’s claim about lost jobs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.