economic update


The Liberals need to offer some government for the people

Tom Parkin: Bill Morneau’s fall economic update gave big for business, and ignored a much bigger issue—crushing household debt
Bill Morneau

Progressive corporate tax reform? It’s not as crazy as it sounds.

Kevin Milligan: Ratcheting the corporate tax rate up or down doesn’t grow the economy or improve tax fairness. Here’s a smarter approach.
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Ford government’s first fiscal update shows Ontario cut deficit to $14.5 billion

Though spending is less, the government said it is also taking in $2.7 billion less in revenue in the fiscal year
Canada’s PM Trudeau arrives to deliver a statement on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

Welcome to your post-process years, Justin Trudeau

Paul Wells: The Liberals’ big initiatives have proved exhausting. It’s no wonder they’re finally turning to the simple payoffs.
Bill Morneau

Bill Morneau’s shift from long-term strategy to immediate benefits

Comparing the finance minister’s fall economic statement last year to today’s edition shows a dramatic change in emphasis
Bill Morneau

Bill Morneau, Canada’s very expensive finance minister

Stephen Maher on how Bill Morneau is squandering opportunities and causing blowback that Trudeau can no longer afford
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Do we respect the primacy of Parliament or don’t we?

Should the economic update have been presented to Parliament?
Stephen Gordon

Why the Liberals and NDP shouldn’t bank on having surpluses to spend

If you’re buying into Harper’s surpluses, you’re also buying into Harper’s austerity program
Jim Flaherty

The incredible shrinking deficit

What will it take to get back to surplus?