Frontier Centre Releases Declining Equalization Payments and Fiscal Challenges in the Small “Have-not” Provinces

Alberta, Ben Eisen, David Murrell, Equalization, Manitoba, Ontario, Press Release (historic), Saskatchewan, Shaun Fantauzzo (historic), Uncategorized

Today, the Frontier Centre for Public Policy (FCPP) and the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) released a new paper documenting a recent decline in equalization payments (relative to provincial GDP) to Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward …

Declining Equalization Payments and Fiscal Challenges in the Small “Have-not” Provinces

Alberta, Ben Eisen, David Murrell, Equalization, Manitoba, Ontario, Publications, Saskatchewan, Shaun Fantauzzo (historic), Uncategorized

This paper analyzes the fiscal condition of the four small, comparatively low-income Canadian provinces that rely on equalization payments as a source of revenue: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Specifically, we examine recent trends in the …

The Environmental State of Canada: 2013 Update

Agriculture, Ben Eisen, Canada, Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources, Publications, Romy Yourex (historic), Rural, Smart Green (historic), Uncategorized, Water

Executive Summary Canadians view the protection and preservation of the natural environment as one of the most important functions of their governments. This paper provides an overview of the major developments in Canada’s environmental performance over the past several decades. …