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Ex-Budget Watchdog Says He's Indebted To Mulcair

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Politics

"I wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for Mr. Mulcair."

Tories' Balanced Budget Bill Just A Political Move: Ex-Budget Watchdog

CBC | Katharine Starr, CBC News | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada Politics

Former budget watchdog Kevin Page says a Conservative move to force future governments to keep balanced budgets is a "political" move that isn't neces...

Higher Youth Voter Turnout Could Make A BIG Difference

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - "My vote won't make any difference."It's a common refrain among those who don't bother to cast ballots in Canadian elections.But a new analys...

Former Budget Watchdog Scores Honour

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is giving its TaxFighter Award to Kevin Page, the former parliamentary budget officer.Gregory Thomas, the f...

Relative Unknown Tapped As New Budget Watchdog

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has tapped economist Jean Denis Frechette, a relatively unknown parliamentary research director, as the next pa...

New Budget Watchdog Snubbed By Tories

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's interim parliamentary budget officer is having the same problems as the old one: being snubbed by the government.Sonia L'Heureux sai...

Acting Watchdog To Keep Page's Fight Alive

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The interim parliamentary budget officer says she will ask government departments for budget analysis information in light of a Federal Court...

Page's Case Dismissed

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Federal Court has put aside for possibly another day whether Canada's parliamentary budget officer has a legal right to demand the govern...

Tories 'Moving To Unwind' The PBO: Page

CBC | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada Politics

Canada's first budget watchdog could also be the last, says the departing public civil servant with 27 years of experience who held the job until Frid...

The World Is Watching Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page says some international observers have expressed shock at the difficulties he's had in prying informa...

Checks System Is 'Broken': Budget Watchdog

CBC | Posted 04.04.2013 | Canada Politics

After five years of providing senators and members of Parliament with independent analysis on the state of the nation's finances, the federal spending...

A PBO Cliff?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The first day he took office as Canada's first budget watchdog Kevin Page knew he was effectively deep-sixing his 27-year-long career as a pu...

Federal Budget To Increase Unemployment, Watchdog Says

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Government spending restraint and cuts will lead to balanced budgets but also slower economic growth and 100,000 lost jobs, Canada's budget w...