Navy could get converted Davie supply ships cheaper than new: PBO
Price would be around $1.4 billion compared to $4.1 billion to build two brand-new joint support ships.
Federal deficit likely reached $260B due to COVID-19: PBO
Finances could be helped by an economic recovery that would help lessen the red ink.
MPs should seek ‘clarity’ from government on Trump tariff retaliation: PBO
Government is holding an extra $105 million collected on US steel and aluminum during the trade fight with the Trump administration.
Trudeau government’s proposed changes would undermine PBO’s independence: Frechette
Cites limits on freedom to initiate reports, parliamentarians’ ability to request estimates, new controls for speakers.
Canada to see some ‘modest’ gains from Europe trade deal
Economic gains work out to an average annual income boost of $220 per Canadian, according to a new report.
New restrictions, powers proposed for budget watchdog
Trudeau government’s changes raise concerns about the potential limits on the types of work permitted.
Freezing small business tax rate will chill economy: CFIB
PBO report finds cancelling a promised cut will cost the economy $300 million per year.
Federal deficit outlook challenged by $7.5B surplus 11 months into 2015-16
Fiscal monitor suggests feds would have to run $13-billion deficit in March to reach a predicted $5.4-billion shortfall.
Federal deficits to be smaller than earlier forecasts: PBO
Analysis says the federal books will add $90.8 billion to public debt over five years, lower than a previous $113.2 billion forecast.
Ottawa’s budget balancing act to restrict growth, job creation: PBO
Economy likely to advance by 2.1% this year and remain above potential growth rate until 2018.