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Blown Budgets: Canada’s Senior Governments Need Better Fiscal Controls

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May 10, 2018
Blown Budgets: Canada’s Senior Governments Need Better Fiscal Controls

Over the past 15 years, Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets, with spending overshoots of $69 billion combined. The new report from the C.D. Howe Institute, “Blown Budgets: Canada’s Senior Governments Need Better Fiscal Controls,” reveals a consistent lack of fiscal accountability by Canada’s senior governments. 

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William B.P. Robson, President and Chief Executive Officer
William B.P. Robson
Farah Omran, Junior Policy Analyst
Farah Omran

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