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News Government General
December 16, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
March 19, 2019  

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.

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 11, 2018  

Equalization protests from Alberta likely pre-election talk: Quebec minister

Canada’s often contentious equalization program has come under fire again.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 26, 2018  

Equalization debate re-emerges ahead of finance ministers’ meeting

Three ‘have not’ provinces to press Morneau and other provincial counterparts for changes.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 20, 2018  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
September 6, 2016  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 6, 2015  

Wall says equalization too rich for hydro provinces

Saskatchewan premier wants half the money diverted to infrastructure.

News Government Economy
April 14, 2014  

Ontario is a drag on the economy: study

Poor growth and spiralling public debt is holding Canada back.

News General
November 4, 2013  

Equalization payments: To have is to have not, says Fraser Institute

Study says they jack up bureaucratic spending in the least-productive provinces.

News General
March 23, 2010  

OPINION: How the provinces broke their Confederation deal

Mark Milke, research director for the Frontier Centre for