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Re:  Even a pandemic won’t get Ottawa and the premiers to agree on health-care funding, Susan Delacourt, Dec. 9, 2020  The Bank of Canada is federally-... more
fiscal responsibility
Covid-19 vaccines
     Re:  Chrystia Freeland wants to spend more — lots more, Heather Scoffield, Oct. 28, 2020         The "fiscal" anchor of a sovereign country should be... more
New Deal
Plan Jefes
Bank of Canada
Chrystia Freeland
  Letter in Winnipeg Free Press (with footnotes to editor)Re:  Ottawa posts deficit in October as fiscal-year shortfall hits $9.3 billion,  Jordan Press,  12/... more
December 28, 2016
Alan Greenspan
Letter in  Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 26 Nov 2016 (with footnotes to editor)     Re:  Liberals borrowing to keep the lights on, John Ivison | November 16,... more
deficit spending
government borrowing
public debt
Letter in The Guardian (P.E.I., Canada) with footnotes Re:  Feds monitoring weak... more
September 29, 2016
Extraordinary Financing Framework
Bank of Canada
Re: The federal government's short-lived fiscal anchor, Feb. 26 Unlike households, businesses or provinces, the federal government is a currency issuer, owns a... more
deficit spending
debt-to-GDP ratio
fiscal anchor
gold standard
full employment
currency issuer
real resources
gold standard
Canadian government policy