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 …