Prepare government budgets from a future cost perspective

Weigh public spending on today's programs against how much those programs will cost Canadians in the longer term

Prepare government budgets from a future cost perspectivePersonal budgeting isn't fun. If you spend more than you make over the long haul, it will be your downfall. But do the same rules apply to government budgets? How should we judge a provincial or federal budget? Government budget items must be measured on their benefits to the individual. What we think about each item depends on…

Federal budget will advance First Nations communities

The budget delivers on some of First Nations’ most deeply held political and economic desires

Federal budget will advance First Nations communitiesWhile the recent federal budget did not offer many benefits to Aboriginal peoples, there is some money that will advance First Nations communities. Much of the money in the budget earmarked for Indigenous peoples was simply a continuation of funds promised in previous budgets. The budget invests in First Nations communities that are entering the…
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