Would you like jobs with that: online calculators

Two new online calculators highlight the fact that government spending changes have a real effect on the economy. The calculators demonstrate the change in employment and economic activity based on changes in government spending.

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities calculator allows users to find out how many jobs are created by typical municipal projects, as well as their impacts on government revenue. NUPGE's All Together Now calculator estimates the number of public and private jobs lost due to budget cuts.