Tag Archives: equalization


A closer look at federal revenues and expenditures by province

Given the keyword search activity on this blog, it is clear that many people are trying to determine how much a given province pays into the [...]

Fiscal Federalism: Federal Transfers to Provinces

(SeeĀ this postĀ for a closer look at federal revenues and expenditures by province.) When discussing the issue of federal transfers to prov [...]

A Short History of Equalization, Part 2

As discussed in Part 1, the equalization program was significantly overhauled in 2007. This was largely because it had become, in the minds [...]

A Short History of Equalization, part 1: 1930-2006

The Rowell-Sirois Commission In the 1930s, after several provinces had gone bankrupt trying to cope with effects of the Great Depression, th [...]

Equalization Questions and Misconceptions

(If you are looking for information about federal transfers to a certain province, or federal expenditures vs revenues in the provinces, ple [...]
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