Federal budget analysis

Why analyze a budget that was a live option for all of 45 minutes? Budgets reveal government priorities — and this budget could have ramifications for Canadians for many years to come.

  • Click here to read our analysis of the 45-minute budget, explaining why it wasn't worth supporting.
  • Click here to read CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan's Globe and Mail article on the budget and the poison pill therein. Click here to read her post on the Progressive Economics Forum blog that explains the revenue side of the story.
  • Click here to read Jim Stanford's latest piece on the PEF blog, which lays out in detail the arguments and counterarguments on corporate taxes and investment.