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April 27, 2017  

Ontario set to reveal first balanced budget in a decade

To include a host of new spending measures focused on pocketbook issues.

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February 22, 2017  

Ontario cuts deficit by more than 50%, down to $1.9 billion

Provincial government had projected $4.3 billion in last year’s budget.

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January 11, 2017  

Infrastructure spending slow to get out the door: PBO

A delay in government spending could affect the investments’ primary objective: to help lift Canada’s slow-growth economy.

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April 25, 2016  

Federal infrastructure money to cover projects completed in three years

Costs for transit and waste-water and water-treatment projects will be eligible retroactive to April 1.

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April 19, 2016  

NL’s bleak finances fuel angst for the future

Budget’s gouging of at least $3K per family is a lightning rod for fury and existential angst over the province’s future.

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February 16, 2016  

Trudeau promotes spending to boost economy

PM says boosting growth-generating projects such as infrastructure would ease Canada’s economic woes.

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August 6, 2015  

Ontario spending itself into economic crisis

Had spending increases been held to the rate of economic growth, Ontario would have a $4 billion surplus today.

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June 30, 2015  

Smarter approach to defence spending could save $10B: report

UBC professor says the government needs to rethink major purchases like the F-35 fighter jets.

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June 19, 2015  

Alberta NDP spends extra $624M

Will introduce bill to hike tax on the province’s highest earners.

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March 19, 2015  

Prentice ratchets back hardline vow to cut spending

Alberta premier says budget will be accompanied by a 10-year plan that will remake how province earns and spends money.

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February 23, 2015  

Moody’s casts doubt on Ontario’s plan to balance books by 2017-18

Credit agency is skeptical the province’s planned spending restraints won’t be enough to return the province to balance.

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February 13, 2015  

Albertans not OK with cuts as another oil boom goes bust: NDP

Brian Mason says the Progressive Conservatives have continually failed to disconnect day-to-day spending from volatile oil prices.

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December 15, 2014  

Alberta imposes cost saving measures over falling energy revenues

Premier Prentice says the government could see a $7-billion drop in resource revenue.

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September 10, 2014  

CFIB says spending out of control in Manitoba municipalities

Report suggests the province’s largest municipalities have increased spending three times the rate of population growth.

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April 22, 2014  

Ottawa must cap ‘reckless’ spending: finance minister

Unemployment and weak export prices remain a problem, but Oliver says the government won’t be opening its wallet.