Morneau set to hear from provinces pushing for more financial help [UPDATED]
Five provinces will receive payments in the fiscal year that starts in April.
Relying on equalization not a factor in Quebec’s low productivity: author
Province needs to better educate its workforce, stimulate private investment and encourage innovation.
Equalization protests from Alberta likely pre-election talk: Quebec minister
Canada’s often contentious equalization program has come under fire again.
Equalization debate re-emerges ahead of finance ministers’ meeting
Three ‘have not’ provinces to press Morneau and other provincial counterparts for changes.
Saskatchewan premier pitches changes to federal equalization program
Half of equalization calculated and distributed as it is now, half distributed on a per capita basis.
PSAC pitches leveraging equalization for pipelines to Ottawa
Group representing oilfield service and supply companies suggests reducing or denying funding to provinces that impede projects.
Wall says equalization too rich for hydro provinces
Saskatchewan premier wants half the money diverted to infrastructure.
Ontario is a drag on the economy: study
Poor growth and spiralling public debt is holding Canada back.
Equalization payments: To have is to have not, says Fraser Institute
Study says they jack up bureaucratic spending in the least-productive provinces.
OPINION: How the provinces broke their Confederation deal
Mark Milke, research director for the Frontier Centre for…