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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.