This report provides PBO’s assessment of the sustainability of government finances over the long term for the federal government, subnational governments and public pension plans.
This note presents a detailed analysis of the Government’s second supplementary estimates for the 2019-20 fiscal year, which seeks Parliament’s approval of $3.8 billion to be spent before March 31, 2020.
This report provides parliamentarians with an assessment of the state of the labour market in Canada.
This update was prepared at the request of a Parliamentarian.
This report provides a real-time estimate of growth in Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) and the Government of Canada’s budgetary balance in 2019-20 based on data released since our November 2019 Economic and Fiscal Outlook, up to and including 7 February 2020. All rates are reported at annual rates unless otherwise noted.
The purpose of this report is to provide an initial overview of how the PBO plans to monitor the Government’s plan on achieving its $1.5 billion in annual savings, starting in 2020-21.
The federal carbon pollution pricing “backstop” system is based on the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, adopted on June 21, 2018. It has two components: a charge on fossil fuels, and a regulatory system for large industry, known as the “output-based pricing system” (OBPS).