Category : Blog Post

Canada’s purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline: Financial and Economic Considerations – Updated CDEV Financial Reporting (November 2019)

In November 2019, the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV) published its Third Quarter Report for 2019. PBO examined it as part of its ongoing monitoring of financial reporting on the Trans Mountain Pipeline (TMP) and Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP).

Supplementary Estimates (A) 2019-20

Parliament provides money to departments and agencies in two ways. Some of the money must be approved (or “Voted”) by Parliament each year, while other funds for regular expected expenses can be provided on an ongoing basis through legislation (or “Statutory”), such as Old Age Security benefits paid under the authority of the Old Age Security Act.

The Supplementary Estimates (A) 2019-20 is the first of two planned Supplementary Estimates in 2019-20 and supports the third appropriation bill for the current fiscal year.

Public debt charges calculator

Within the framework of the next electoral campaign, the PBO developed a tool that estimates the interest charges from one or more electoral proposal.

Canada’s purchase of the Trans-Mountain Pipeline: Financial and Economic Considerations – Updated CDEV Financial Reporting

In May 2019, the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV) published its 2018 Annual Report and 2019 First Quarter Report. PBO examined the most recent current operating results of the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline (TMP) system and the newly published sensitivity analysis of goodwill impairment.

Cost of Administering the Federal Fuel Charge and Climate Action Incentive

In response to interest expressed by parliamentarians regarding the implementation of new federal carbon policies, the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) undertook an analysis of related administration costs.

Status Report on Phase 1 of the Investing in Canada Plan

This report a status update on Phase 1 of the Government’s Investing in Canada Plan, which was announced in Budget 2016 and intended to provide a short-term economic boost to the economy.