“Budgeting in Times of Crisis: A Canadian Perspective …
“Budgeting in Times of Crisis: A Canadian Perspective
on Stimulus Packages”
Kevin Page, Parliamentary Budget Officer, Parliament of Canada
Mr. Page’s role as Budget Officer is to strengthen the capacity of Parliament to better hold government to account. This is accomplished by increasing transparency in the Government’s fiscal planning framework and improving scrutiny of budgetary estimates. Mr. Page will
cover the Canadian budget process, including the role of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, and address the issues and challenges around the Canadian Stimulus Package.