New changes to Employment Insurance will cost $7.7B, PBO predicts

The cost of changing up the country’s Employment Insurance rules to allow more workers impacted by the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic to qualify may be slightly more than … Read More

Canada’s deficit to hit $330B as coronavirus lands ‘permanent’ economic impact

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 29, 2020 11:21 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The parliamentary budget office says … Read More

Canada’s deficit ‘manageable’ without tax increase if COVID-19 measures temporary: PBO

Canada’s economic deficit could be “manageable” without a dramatic increase in taxes, the country’s Parliamentary Budget Officer says. Yves Giroux made the comments on The Roy Greene Show on Saturday. “My … Read More