Against a backdrop of persistent deficits and growing debt, the federal and many provincial governments are engaged in collective bargaining negotiations with their public-sector unions.
June 4, 2015 11:00AM
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March 28, 2015 6:00AM
Premier Jim Prentice dropped hints for months that the 2015 provincial budget was a once-in-a-generation chance to “fix” Alberta’s finances.
March 25, 2015 3:00AM
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Over the next two months, Metro Vancouver residents will decide whether they want to pay $250 million more in sales tax each year to help fund a $7.5 billion capital expansion plan, mainly for public transit.
February 18, 2015 11:00AM
The Ontario government is currently neck deep in negotiations with public sector unions including those representing bureaucrats, teachers, and police officers.
February 18, 2015 6:00AM
January 27, 2015 9:00AM
Government workers in B.C. make more, receive better pensions, and retire earlier than private sector workers in similar positions
With declining energy prices and a vulnerable economy, the provincial and various municipal governments in British Columbia are facing important fiscal challenges. This warrants a sober review of government spending.