Edmonton, like other cities in Canada is addicted to the automobile. The Alberta capital maintains over 4,500 miles of urban roads, as opposed to fewer than 3,000 in Winnipeg.
Has the Finance Minister finally seen the light? Or has he succumbed to the spirit of the season.
An interview with former top NDP strategist Les Campbell, who was former NDP leader Audrey McGlaughlin’s policy advisor…
Recession and a military emergency are handing all levels of government a unique challenge. Our most important trading partner, to whose fate we are inexorably tied, is trimming corporate taxes and accelerating tax rebates while throwing in spending for lots of guns and butter to boot.
Executive Summary In governments across the world, public-sector financial systems are being transformed more fundamentally than at any time in decades. The changes taking place-in governments from Wellington, New Zealand to London, England-respond to a number of deficiencies of government …
This backgrounder compares and contrasts provincial public administration expenditure patterns across Canada with a special focus on Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Statistics Canada defines public administration in the following way: “This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities of a governmental nature, that is, the enactment and judicial interpretation of laws and their pursuant regulations, and the administration of programs based on them.”
Canadians often worry, justifiably, that their economy is falling further and further behind the sizzling U.S. economy.