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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.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 23, 2018  

Trudeau government to post deficits $8B bigger than expected next two years

Liberals will post a $22.1-billion shortfall this fiscal year, $4 billion more than $18.1 billion projection.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 18, 2018  

Ontario Tory leader Doug Ford promises to cut corporate taxes

From 11.5% to 10.5% to “help grow the economy and create jobs.”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 28, 2018  

Debt mounts as Ontario moves back into deficit ahead of election

Deficit of $6.7 billion as Liberals’ decision reverses a key promise to stay in the black this year.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 19, 2018  

Ontario budget to include major investments in health care: throne speech

Offered no specific numbers, hinted at measures to address the cost of child care.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 13, 2018  

Ottawa’s $102B rainy day fund kept for the improbable, like cyber attacks

Highly liquid assets will keep the government running for at least a month in the event of a severe crisis.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 8, 2018  

Ontario will not have balanced budget on March 28: Sousa

Province will run a deficit of less than 1% of GDP starting next year, no dollar amount provided.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 28, 2018  

With billions in new fiscal room, budget goes for investments over balance

Forecasting $18.1-billion shortfall for 2018-19 that will gradually shrink to $12.3 billion in 2022-23.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 21, 2018  

Key budgetary goal to help women enter work force would lift economy: analysis

Options include narrowing pay equity gap, more gender equality in boardrooms, easing access to capital for female entrepreneurs.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 21, 2018  

Electric vehicle advocates looking for support in federal budget

Government has received a wide range of recommendations, advocates are looking for financial incentives.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 20, 2018  

Fewer Canadians identify as middle class, that’s where the budget will focus

Ekos poll says steep drop from nearly 70% in 2002 to less than half of Canadians.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 19, 2017  

Trudeau to focus on economic agenda in 2018, with ethics flap behind him

Expect a budget that emphasizes investments in infrastructure and preparing Canadians for a changing economy.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2017  

Saskatchewan deficit down slightly, but contingency fund gone

Will bring in $53 million less than anticipated in March from taxes and non-renewable resources.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 28, 2017  

Wynne calls $12B in savings in PC platform ‘ridiculous’

Says efficiencies has always been code for cuts with Conservatives.