2 edition of Fiscal needs of the Canadian provinces. found in the catalog.
Fiscal needs of the Canadian provinces.
Eric John Hanson
Appendix: Population characteristics.--Population and economic features.--Personal income.--Population and income data, United States.--Provincial.--Municipal financial statistics.--General expenditure.--General revenue.
|Series||Canadian tax papers -- no. 23.|
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|Pagination||107, 230 p.|
|Number of Pages||230|
Canada’s ten provinces wield greater power and discretion through the working of their fiscal and tax policies than do the subnational governments of almost any other federal system of government. Provincial and territorial governments have accounted for a larger share of total government spending than the federal government since the early. Equalization Payments: A payment to a state, province or individual from the federal government for the purpose of offsetting monetary imbalances between different parts Author: Will Kenton.
Canada vs United States comparison. Canada and United States are two of the largest countries in the world. They are friendly neighbor states and share a large border. The worlds largest waterfall, Niagara Falls, is also on the border of the two countries. While both countries are democracie. Dunn's Provinces is simply a splendid bit of scholarship, reflecting both high quality editing and authorship in equal measure. Methodologically diverse and drawing from a wide range of expert opinions, the volume covers an equally diverse set of topics. In so doing, this single text helps alleviate the dearth of literature in the general field and sub-fields of Canadian provincial politics.4/5(2).
The provinces and territories of Canada are sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution. In the Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada —were united to form a federated colony, becoming a sovereign nation in the next century. According to the Canadian Equalization Review, this concession is based on three considerations (Canadian Department of Finance , ): first, that provincial governments should get a net fiscal benefit as ostensible owners of the resource; second, that the provinces have control over the development of resources, and consequently Cited by:
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hanson, Eric John, Fiscal needs of the Canadian provinces. Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, . Provinces is both a study of Canadian provincial government and a review of comparative politics.
As such, it represents a long overdue return to the comparative tradition with its emphasis on subject-specific studies across the country. The chapters in this revised edition of Provinces, each of which has been written for the book by a leading scholar, are arranged according to four major.
The Maritimes, also called the Maritime provinces or the Canadian Maritimes, is a region of Eastern Canada consisting of three provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island (PEI). The Maritimes had a population of 1, in Together with Canada's easternmost province, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Maritime provinces make up the region of Atlantic y: Canada.
In Canada, the Government of Canada makes payments to less wealthy Canadian provinces to equalize the provinces' "fiscal capacity"—their ability to generate tax revenues. Insix provinces received $ billion in equalization payments from the federal government.
Until the fiscal year, Ontario was the only province to have never received equalization payments. A Federal Fiscal History: Canada, – • Di Matteo • iii Executive Summary The Canadian federation’s th anniversary is an important milestone for a country that has become one of the most successful countries in the Size: 1MB.
This is a list of the Legislative Assemblies of Canada's provinces and territories. Each province's legislative assembly, along with the province's Lieutenant Governor, form the province's legislature (which is called a parliament or general assembly in some provinces).
Historically, several provinces had bicameral legislatures, but they all eventually dissolved their upper house or merged it. Provinces is both a study of Canadian provincial government and a review of comparative politics.
As such, it represents a long overdue return to the comparative tradition with its emphasis on subject-specific studies across the chapters in this revised edition of Provinces, each of which has been written for the book by a leading scholar, are arranged according to four major.
Downloadable (with restrictions). The existing fiscal equalization program in Canada attempts to equalize per capita tax burden alone and completely ignores the expenditure side. This paper examines the consequences of this neglect both conceptually as well as empirically.
The paper concludes that a program of equalization that ignores the expenditure side cannot be defended on economic. The Canadian provinces provide a perfect test case for Cameron ’ s thesis. Over the – period (34%) of the provincial budgets showed surpluses and showed deficits of.
The net result would give provinces primary control over a tax that can be used to fund future health needs that can be efficiently collected even when set differently across provinces.
Conclusion Canada’s fiscal federation is radically decentralized from an international : Kevin Milligan. The first nation-wide test of the relatively new Canadian BBLs was the global recession when some provinces were forced to amend their rules in response to the harsh economic reality.
Against the backdrop of easing global growth, the Canadian economy moderated to a more sustainable pace in line with underlying fundamentals. Real GDP grew per cent in after the strong growth of ( per cent).
Throughout the year, the labour market continued to be strong. Since the fall ofthe economy has generated close to. Vertical fiscal imbalance typically refers to the claim that “the federal government’s tax sources are much greater than its expenditure responsibilities whereas, in the provinces, precisely the opposite is the case.” 6 Politically, provincial leaders have used this claim to seek greater fiscal transfers from Ottawa — Quebec, in.
However, in the short term, most will need central government support in the form of payment guarantees or public finance—but moral hazard concerns are leading central governments to move away from guaranteeing subnational governments fiscal decisions, as described by Canuto and Liu in the World Bank book on subnational debt (Canuto and Liu.
Get this from a library. Provinces: Canadian provincial politics. [Christopher J C Dunn;] -- "Provinces is both a study of Canadian provincial government and a review of comparative politics.
As such, it represents a long overdue return to the comparative tradition with its emphasis on. In addition, Kenney-style talk about how equalization is bad for Alberta misses the mark, as it diverts attention from the hard fiscal choices that the province needs to make.
Finally, in the debate over fiscal federalism, it is useful to remember that equalization is part of a larger system of transfers. Canadian provinces so that there is a basic fiscal capacities of the provinces will mean that a more modest standard will be achieved. Fiscal Federalism and the Future of Canada – Conference Proceedings, Sept06 – Folio 3 8.
Title: The objective of this short paper is to explore the potential impact of a new Council of the. The Canadian health care system has faced challenges in recent years due to a number of factors, including changes in the way services are delivered, fiscal constraints, the aging of the baby boom generation and the high cost of new technology.
These factors are expected to continue in the future. Two Canadian provinces, Saskatchewan and Alberta, and one state in Australia, New South Wales, were selected for detailed comparisons. These provinces and state were chosen largely because of the key role they have played in developing new organizational models in their respective countries, and thus help illustrate the pattern of by: Third, FT is the central fiscal transfers to local governments to address the fiscal gap and horizontal and vertical imbalances across provinces.
However, the literature of fiscal decentralization stresses that such fiscal transfers create a common pool problem and finally allow public officials to disregard budget constraint and fiscal Author: Su Dinh Thanh, Nguyen Phuc Canh. Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.
Daniel Béland, André Lecours, Gregory P. Marchildon, Haizhen Mou, and Rose Olfert. “Improving Fiscal Federalism in Canada” Priming the Campaign Policy Brief. University of Ottawa. Daniel Béland, André Lecours, Gregory P. Marchildon, Haizhen Mou, and Rose Olfert.
J Downloadable! Fiscal federalism has been an important topic among public finance theorists in the last four decades. Developing and transition countries have developed a variety of forms of fiscal decentralization as a possible strategy to achieve effective and efficient governmental structures.
A generalized principle of decentralization due to the country specific circumstances does not exist.An Old Idea is New Again. There is a general consensus that Ottawa needs to share those taxes with the provinces.
Ottawa and the provinces are constantly squabbling over spending on things like health care without a rule book. The only sure way to redress the fiscal imbalance between Ottawa and the provinces is to amend.