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fiscal federalism

Mar 10, 2015

Transfer Payments: Answers to the questions you were too embarrassed to ask

March 10, 2015

This year the federal government will send $62.5 billion in transfer payments to provincial and local governments — over one quarter of the federal budget.

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Feb 26, 2015

Can Canada learn anything from the Eurozone debt crisis?

February 26, 2015

Canadians like to brag about the strength of our country’s public finances.
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Nov 25, 2014

What the government isn’t telling you about federal transfers

November 25, 2014

Too many federal transfer programs fail basic tests of transparency, efficiency, and fairness. Read More

Sep 25, 2014

Five ways that federal decisions make it harder for Ontario to balance its books

September 25, 2014

The budget presented by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa in July projected a deficit for the seventh year in a row. The province faces difficult choices in order to return to balance. Read More

Jul 14, 2014

That federal budget surplus? It’s coming from your EI Premiums

July 14, 2014

Four reasons why using EI Premiums to balance the budget is bad for the country—and Ontario in particular.

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