Canadian Politics

Is Canada's Equalization Payment Formula Fair to All Provinces?

Each year, in mid-December, the federal government releases its calculation for what each province is entitled to receive as equalization. The numbers show Alberta’s recession lowered its ability to raise revenues.

The Global Economic Crisis and its Impact on U.S. and Canadian Politics

Economic downturn, recession or depression – where are we headed and how long will it last? Exports account for two-thirds of Canada’s industrial output and over 85% of our exports go to the USA.