Infographic: Federal budget lacks balanced budget target

Accountability is essential. Responsible fiscal management fosters confidence and growth. CPA Canada urges the federal government to chart a course to balanced budgets over the medium term.

 

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Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) annually offers its views on priorities for the federal budget. Review past submissions of pre-budget briefs and consultations, and post-budget release opinions and commentary.

What does the 2017 federal budget have in store for you? Find expert opinion and commentary in CPA Canada's budget brief.

CPA Canada is encouraged by government initiatives that support developing the skills needed for a modern, innovation-driven economy. Technical skills and sophisticated business management skills are important for moving Canadian businesses forward.

The 2016 Fall Economic Statement outlined plans to spend more than $180 billion on infrastructure over 12 years. CPA Canada believes these investments must be devoted to productivity-enhancing infrastructure that improves Canada's competitiveness.

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