Notes on the budget, the cuts and the surplus
What will it take to get back to surplus?
Mo’ money, mo’ problems?
Can the Harper government say where that money went?
How to fix the way Parliament is supposed to scrutinize government spending
Our annual test of parliamentary democracy
The complaints of a young Reform MP
The two former finance officials respond to the government’s criticism
Always keep an eye out for Liberal sympathizers
The budget process is a mess
More confusion over the government’s spending
Praise for the PBO, but concern for the future
Scott Clark and Peter DeVries explain how to fix the budget process.
The use of Budget Omnibus Bills has grown to the point that they seriously undermine the credibility of …
During his interview on CBC’s The House, Justin Trudeau ruled out an increase in the GST.
Evan Solomon: Would you raise the GST?
Justin Trudeau: I think middle-class families are …
Whatever Tuesday’s economic update said, the Prime Minister says he still expects the budget to be balanced before the 2015 election.
“It remains the government’s plan, intention, to balance the …
Scott Clark and Peter DeVries review the Auditor General’s recommendations on fiscal sustainability.
In its response, the Department of Finance has agreed to publish fiscal sustainability reports for the federal …
Scott Clark and Peter DeVries hope C-45 marks the end of the Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board.
In the second Budget Omnibus Bill related to the 2012 Budget, the Government …