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Numbers You can Trust? The Fiscal Accountability of Canada’s Senior Governments, 2017
April 25, 2017 - Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson

Alberta and New Brunswick come out on top in the Institute’s latest report card on government financial reporting, with Prince Edward Island trailing the pack. In Numbers You can Trust? The...

Controlling the Public Purse: The Fiscal Accountability of Canada’s Senior Governments, 2016
April 11, 2016 - Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson

Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments have cumulatively spent $69 billion more than budgeted over the past 15 years, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “...

Adaptability, Accountability and Sustainability: Intergovernmental Fiscal Arrangements in Canada

Spending control and greater reliance on their own revenues are more promising responses to provincial budget pressures than higher federal transfers, according to a new report released today by...

Managing the Costs of Healthcare for an Aging Population: The Fiscal Impact of New Brunswick’s Demographic Glacier
January 16, 2015 - Aaron Jacobs, Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson

New Brunswick faces a $68 billion fiscal burden – the future tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic squeeze, says a...

Managing the Cost of Healthcare for an Aging Population: Prince Edward Island’s $13 Billion Healthcare Squeeze
January 9, 2015 - Aaron Jacobs, Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson

Prince Edward Island faces a $13 billion fiscal burden – the future tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic squeeze,...

Managing Healthcare for an Aging Population: Are Demographics a Fiscal Iceberg for Newfoundland and Labrador?
January 8, 2015 - Aaron Jacobs, Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson

Newfoundland and Labrador face a $65 billion fiscal burden – the future tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic...

Almos Tassonyi  - Provincial "Education" Property Taxes
Intelligence Memos
From: Almos Tassonyi To: Concerned Ontario Businesses Date: November 15, 2017 Re: Provincial "Education" Property Taxes In 1998, the province took over complete responsibility for education finance...
Omran, Robson, and Busby - It's Midsummer: Where are the Public Accounts?
Intelligence Memos
From: Farah Omran, William Robson and Colin Busby To: Canada’s Finance Ministers Date: July 25, 2017 Re: It’s Midsummer: Where are the Public Accounts? It’s July 25, and only one province, Alberta,...
Robson, Busby, and Omran - Show us the Budget Numbers!
Intelligence Memos
From: William Robson, Colin Busby, and Farah Omran To: Canada’s Finance Ministers Date: May 24, 2017 Re: Show us the Numbers! Budgets Should Put Headline Revenue and Spending Up Front. The spring...
Le défi budgétaire de la population vieillissante : planifier les coûts des soins de santé au Québec
Research
Les Québécois traînent un fardeau fiscal évalué à 682 milliards de $, c.-à-d. les impôts additionnels qui devront être prélevés au cours du prochain demi-siècle pour faire face à l’augmentation des...
La gestion des coûts des soins de santé pour une population vieillissante : le défi fiscal que le Québec n’a pas encore relevé
Research
Les Québécois portent un lourd fardeau financier de 768 milliards de dollars – la facture d’impôt la plus élevée pour l’augmentation des dépenses de santé au cours du prochain demi-siècle – et...
Tuer la poule aux oeufs d’or : Les impacts des hausses d’impôt proposées au Québec
Research
Le plan fiscal du nouveau gouvernement du Québec risque d’entraîner un manque à gagner annuel d’environ 800 millions $ pour le trésor québécois, soutient une nouvelle étude de l’Institut C.D. Howe...

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