Archive: November, 2016

2015-16 Report on the Activities of the Parliamentary Budget Officer

I am pleased to present the third report on the activities of the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, which covers the 2015-16 fiscal year

This report is a departure from those of prior years because, in addition to covering the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s activities during the past year, it presents a detailed history of the events (legislative or otherwise) that have shaped its operations since its inception.

Considerations for Parliament in Reforming the Business of Supply

This report outlines considerations for parliamentarians regarding the Government’s proposals to reform the Business of Supply.

Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17

This note presents detailed analysis of the second supplement to the Government’s Main Estimates for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Fall Economic Statement 2016: Issues for Parliamentarians

To assist parliamentarians in their pre-budget deliberations, this report identifies key issues arising from the Government’s Fall Economic Statement 2016.

Legalized Cannabis: Fiscal Considerations

This report provides a forecast of the economic parameters in the cannabis market, including the number of users, aggregate consumption and product prices.  It also provides an overview of potential revenues that could arise from legal cannabis sales, based on existing and projected market data, as well as the government’s stated objectives.