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March 21, 2019  

Trudeau defends budget measures as sales effort gets underway

Conservatives says budget spending is a spree funded by borrowing against the future.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 19, 2019  

Trudeau’s deficits: Short-term gain, long-term pain

Saddles future generations with the risk and the fallout.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
March 14, 2019  

Federal budget expected to have more wiggle room, even with weaker outlook

Economy posted solid numbers for much of last year and employment has remained particularly strong.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 27, 2018  

Tax rules tightened for small businesses and passive income in budget

Morneau still faces the challenge of corporate tax cuts in the US prompting companies to invest there instead of Canada.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 26, 2018  

Federal firewall: budget plan is for long term resilience, not stop gaps

Morneau all but ruled out specific measures that respond to the US direction on tax reform.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 5, 2017  

Liberals to dole out $2.1 billion to unclog trade, border bottlenecks

Money is part of $10.1 billion in planned spending over the next 11 years on trade and transportation corridor projects.

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June 22, 2017  

Innovation highlights: what’s in it for you?

Accessing funding for innovation and R&D is a lot easier.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
June 21, 2017  

Senators defy Trudeau, propose amendments to federal budget bill

Senators have voted 46-32 to delete a so-called escalator tax on booze from the federal government’s budget.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
May 24, 2017  

Trump’s budget plan won’t likely accelerate growth – here’s why

Economists and budget experts are dismissing the president’s plans as fancifully unrealistic.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 1, 2017  

Ottawa runs $11.5B deficit over first 11 months of 2016-17 fiscal year

Result compared with a surplus of $7.5 billion during the April-to-February period a year earlier.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
March 31, 2017  

Feds warned not to forget ‘killer robots’ amid AI push

Budget 2017 has committed $125-million to a pan-Canadian AI strategy.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 20, 2017  

Budget to show how infrastructure bank can attract, free up investment

Funding for social infrastructure projects could increase by up to 33%.

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March 20, 2017  

Innovation strategy inspired by economist who argues for bigger state role

Budget expected to detail plan to foster an innovation economy to recharge Canada’s long-term economic growth.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
March 17, 2017  

Help for Canadian startups expected in budget

Modifications in the budget are expected to make the existing Build in Canada Innovation Program far more ambitious.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 15, 2017  

Hopes high for budget aimed at boosting high-tech job skills, expertise

Ottawa has committed $73 million over four years to ensure education is aligned with the tech-related needs of the job market.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2016  

Ottawa runs $2.4B deficit for September

Shortfall blamed on a combination of lower revenue and higher program spending.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 2, 2016  

Additional $31.8B will be added to deficit over five years

Finance minister Morneau blames “new norm” of slow economic growth.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 22, 2016  

Trump proposals would add $5.3 trillion to US national debt

Nonpartisan group says his agenda could potentially lead to a recession.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 29, 2016  

Ottawa runs $1B deficit in Q1

Down from a surplus of $5 billion in the same period last year.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 23, 2016  

Liberal budget defers future small biz tax rate cuts

Rate will be fixed at 10.5% on first $500,000 of active business income.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 22, 2016  

Early highlights from the federal Liberal government’s 2016 budget

Federal government projects $29.4 billion deficit in 2016-17.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 22, 2016  

Five things to watch for in the Trudeau Liberals’ first federal budget

Infrastructure spending, changes to old-age security eligibility and a ballooning deficit are expected.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 21, 2016  

Liberals to sell bigger shortfalls as key to growth

Federal government says they promise a $10-million deficit cap because of a worse-than-expected economic situation.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 9, 2016  

BoC holds key interest rate as Ottawa preps for fiscal boost

Decision comes as the federal government claims its budget will include big-ticket spending to give the economy a boost.

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March 2, 2016  

Feds headed for $150B in deficits over next 5 years: TD Bank

Bank projects Canada’s debt-to-GDP ratio will grow to 36.1% by 2020-21.

News Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
February 24, 2016  

Rushing to balance budget would trigger recession: Morneau

Ottawa is predicting a shortfall of at least $18.4 billion next year.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 23, 2016  

Five things that could push the federal budget deficit past $20B

Critics expect the deficit to grow even larger before the budget is tabled March 22.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 17, 2016  

The Liberals face these economic numbers as they prep budget

Economic growth, low oil prices, budgetary balance and debt-to-GDP ratio will all be top of mind come budget season.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 14, 2015  

Feds balances books one year early, post surprise $1.9B surplus

Number ends a streak of six deficits under the Conservatives.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 17, 2015  

Mulcair touts fiscal credentials of NDP governments past

Opposition leader accuses prime minister Stephen Harper of standing idly by as manufacturing jobs disappeared.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 5, 2015  

Oliver touts budgets measures during Toronto tour

Says priority remains creating jobs and stimulating economic growth.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 24, 2015  

Exploring the federal budget’s economic outlook

Budget contains a whack of projections based on private-sector forecasts predicting better days ahead. What could possibly go wrong?