Budget

The 2022 Federal Budget at a Glance

Reading Time: 3 minutes Disponible en français. The federal budget outlines the government’s revenue estimates and expenditure priorities for the fiscal year. It is a key component of the financial cycle. The outlook for budgetary revenues and expenses can be found in the 2022… Read More ›

Executive Summary – Funding New Government Initiatives: From Announcement to Money Allocation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Disponible en français. New government initiatives are announced through different sources, including the Speech from the Throne, the federal budget, international agreements, federal–provincial-territorial agreements, ministerial mandate letters and ministerial proposals. However, before a new initiative receives funding, approvals from Cabinet, the Treasury Board and Parliament are needed. This paper describes these approvals along with the role… Read More ›

Border Carbon Adjustments

Reading Time: 5 minutes Disponible en français. On page 176 of Budget 2021, there is one small paragraph that could have far-reaching implications. There, the Government of Canada announced that it would soon begin consultations on a new carbon pricing measure, known as a… Read More ›