This report provides a baseline projection to help parliamentarians gauge potential economic and fiscal outcomes under current policy settings. PBO’s outlook is not a prediction of future economic and budgetary outcomes.
This report incorporates announced federal budgetary measures up to and including 1 September 2020. Financial results for fiscal year 2019-20 shown in this report are PBO estimates and not final Public Accounts results.
This report was prepared at the request of MP Rachel Blaney regarding the service standards of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) for processing disability benefit applications.
This report examines federal support through major transfers to provincial and territorial governments over 2008-09 to 2018-19.