Category : National Finance

Scenario Analysis Update: COVID-19 Pandemic and Oil Price Shocks

This report provides an updated scenario analysis to help parliamentarians gauge potential economic and fiscal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent oil market developments. This report incorporates announced federal budgetary measures up to and including 24 April 2020.

Scenario Analysis Update: COVID-19 Pandemic and Oil Price Shocks

This report provides an updated scenario analysis to help parliamentarians gauge potential economic and fiscal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent oil market developments. This report incorporates announced federal measures up to and including 7 April 2020.

Scenario Analysis: COVID-19 Pandemic and Oil Price Shocks

This report provides a scenario analysis to help parliamentarians gauge potential economic and fiscal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent oil market developments. This report incorporates data available up to and including 23 March 2020. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are reported at annual rates.

Estimate of the Impacts of the February 2020 Rail Disruption

La présente note contient l’estimation du Bureau du directeur parlementaire du budget (DPB) concernant les répercussions économiques et financières découlant des perturbations sur le réseau de transport ferroviaire de février 2020 en raison de barricades sur des voies ferrées et d’autres manifestations.

The Government’s Expenditure Plan and Main Estimates for 2020-21

This note examines the federal government’s Expenditure Plan and Main Estimates for 2020-21, which supports the first two appropriation bills that will seek Parliament’s approval of $125.1 billion.

Fiscal Sustainability Report 2020

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.

Supplementary Estimates (B) 2019-20

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.

Economic and Fiscal Monitor - February 2020

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.

Considerations Regarding the 2020 Tax and Spending Review

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.

Economic and Fiscal Update 2019: Issues for Parliamentarians

To assist parliamentarians in their pre-budget deliberations, this report identifies key issues arising from the Government’s Economic and Fiscal Update published on 16 December 2019.