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.

Highlights

The rapidly evolving pace of technology is changing how we do business. Come together with technology investment decision-makers to develop strategic solutions and explore what the future holds.

The ONE is Canada’s must-attend, multi-track CPA event of the year. Stay at the top of your game with future-focused sessions, thought-provoking keynotes, prime networking opportunities and a first-class exhibition floor.

Attend the Public Sector Accounting Discussion Group meeting in-person or virtually via livestream. Virtual observers will be able to see and hear the discussion in real time along with those attending in person.