Economic analysis

A brief history of Canadian federal budgets

Itching for budget day on April 21? Here’s a look at the evolution of federal budgets in Canada

Lars Hagberg/CP

Itching for budget day on April 21?  Feeling anxious about heading into a new fiscal year without a budget plan to light your way?  Here’s a brief history of federal budgets in Canada:

How long do we have to wait between budgetary statements?

What if we leave out the mini-budgets and updates?

In the House or on the road?

From bland to brand

Hope this helps tide you over to April 21.