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 …

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 …