Report Archive

Fall Economic Statement 2017: Issues for Parliamentarians

This report identifies key issues arising from the Government’s Fall Economic Statement.

FSR 2017 – Provincial-Territorial Health Care Cost Drivers

The following presents a decomposition of cost drivers for growth in provincial-territorial health care spending.

FINA - Follow-up analysis on "Economic and Fiscal Outlook - October 2017

Follow-up analysis and statement to FINA following 31 October 2017 presentation of PBO report "Economic and Fiscal Outlook - October 2017"  

HESA - Follow-up analysis to "Federal Cost of a National Pharmacare Program"

Follow-up analysis to the costing analysis of "Federal Cost of a National Pharmacare Program".

Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18

This note presents a detailed analysis of the Government’s second supplementary estimates for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

Economic and Fiscal Outlook – October 2017

Consistent with the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s legislated mandate, this report provides PBO’s economic and fiscal outlook.

FSR 2017 – Fiscal projection methodology follow-up

This blog post provides follow-up information related to the long-term fiscal projection methodology used in PBO’s 2017 Fiscal Sustainability Report (FSR) that was published on 5 October 2017

Cost Estimate for Bill C-323: An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Bill C-323 is a private member’s bill that seeks to amend the Income Tax Act to create a 20 per cent tax credit for expenses related to rehabilitating a historic property, and to create a tax deduction for the capital cost of property used in the course of such rehabilitation.

 

Standing Committee on Health

Invitation to appear before the Standing Committee on Health to discuss Federal Cost of a National Pharmacare Program report

Fiscal Sustainability Report 2017

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.

Excise tax on legalized cannabis

Federal Cost of a National Pharmacare Program

This paper estimates the cost to the federal government of implementing this particular framework for Pharmacare.

Figure 1-3 updated 2017-11-07

Economic and Fiscal Monitor - August 2017

This report provides an in-year estimate of Canadian gross domestic product in 2017 and the Government of Canada’s budgetary balance in 2016 - 17 and 2017-18, based on data released since our April 2017 Economic and Fiscal Outlook.

Household Indebtedness and Financial Vulnerability - Recent Developments and Outlook

This report reviews recent developments in household finances and assesses prospects for financial vulnerability over the medium term based on PBO’s April 2017 Economic and Fiscal Outlook.

PBO remarks to Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates

PBO remarks to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates on the estimates process and PBO's recent reports on the estimates.

The Cost of Canada’s Surface Combatants

The objective of this report is to provide a cost estimate of the Department of National Defence’s (DND) Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program.

Household Formation and the Housing Stock - May 2017 update

This report responds to the 10 May 2017 request by the Honourable Elizabeth Marshall to provide an update of the 13 December 2016 PBO report “Household Formation and the Housing Stock:  A Stock-Flow Perspective”. The report provides updated estimates of household formation and the housing stock in Canada, as well as an updated medium-term outlook for the housing sector.

Following the Dollar—Tracking Budget 2016 Spending and Tax Measures

This note tracks the implementation of Budget 2016 spending and tax measures in the fiscal year 2016-17.

Supplementary Estimates (A) 2017-18

This note presents a detailed analysis of the Government’s first supplementary estimates for the 2017-18 fiscal year.