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Library of Parliament Publications: Debt/Deficit/Budget

The Library of Parliament publishes a wide range of publications as background material for Members of Parliament. This popular series of publications offer "thumb-nail sketches" of current issues, from a non-partisan perspective. There are 4 different types of papers:

  • Current Issue Reviews (e.g. Catalogue No.: ##-##E, average 25 pages)
  • Background Papers (e.g. Catalogue No.: BP-XXXE, average 30 pages)
  • Mini Reviews (e.g. Catalogue No.: MR-XXXE, average 8 pages)
  • Parliamentary Research Branch (e.g. Catalogue No.: PRB XX-XXE, average 30 pages, but ones noted as "In Brief" are as short as 2 pages)
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Allocating the Federal Budgetary Surplus (28 November 2003) PRB 03-28E $9.95 Add to Cart
The Arithmetic of the Public Debt (April 1997) BP-436E $13.50 Add to Cart
Assessing the Level of the Canadian Federal Debt [In Brief] (15 June 2004) PRB 04-15E $9.95 Add to Cart
Balance Sheets and Budget Surpluses: An Analysis 1997/1998 - 2016/2004 (16 September 2005) PRB 05-38E $13.50 Add to Cart
The Debt-to-GDP Target: Options and Considerations (11 May 2005) PRB 05-03E $13.50 Add to Cart
The Federal Budget: Explaining the Turnaround (30 April 2005) PRB 04-53E $9.95 Add to Cart
Federal Deficit: Changing Trends (11 April 2000) 88-7E $19.95 Add to Cart
Federal Revenues: Changing Trends and the Quest for Tax Reform (27 March 2000) 90-3E $19.95 Add to Cart
Federal Spending: Changing Trends (27 March 2000) 87-2E $16.50 Add to Cart
Fiscal Policy in Canada: The Changing Role of the Federal and Provincial Governments (27 March 2000) 91-2E $16.50 Add to Cart
Gender Budgets: An Overview (27 November 2007) PRB 07-25R $9.95 Add to Cart
Government Net Debt: Measures and the Federal Plan to Eliminate It [In Brief] (16 February 2007) PRB 06-41E $4.50 Add to Cart
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This page last modified: May 7, 2008

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