Fraser Forum

Government Spending & Taxes

1:33PM
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Think-tanks provide competing views on stimulus and infrastructure spending

C.D. Howe op-ed cites no empirical evidence or research to substantiate its opinions.


8:37PM
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Alberta’s net contribution to federal finances soars into the billions

Canada's equalization program cost Alberta taxpayers approximately $3.1 billion in 2017.


3:17PM
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P.E.I. deficit may be bigger than forecasts

Forecasts project a -5.1 per cent decline in the province's GDP.


10:41AM
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Reality of government matters when assessing policy options

Such implicit or explicit assumptions invariably lead to unintended consequences.


10:57AM
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Trudeau government should provide fiscal update—now
More than 8 million applicants successfully applied for the CERB.

9:18AM
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Trudeau government COVID assistance lacks proper targeting

The one-time payment to seniors will cost an estimated $2.5 billion.


11:38AM
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Governments across Canada must reduce spending post-recession

Total provincial government deficits will reach an estimated $63.0 billion this year.


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