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Queen's University

Institute of Intergovernmental Relations

Canadian Fiscal Arrangements: What Works, What Might Work Better

May 16-17, 2002 - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Panel 1

Context and Setting

  The Purposes and Goals of Fiscal Arrangements: Reflections on History and Values
Keith Banting (Queen's)
  Growing Up: The Evolution of Provincial Responsibility
Joe Ruggeri (New Brunswick)
  The Vertical Fiscal Gap: Conceptions and Misconceptions
Robin Boadway (Queen's)
Dinner Speech    Hon. Greg Selinger (Minister of Finance, Manitoba)  
Panel 2
Policy and Design Issues

Possible Directions in Aboriginal Finances
Kathy Brock (Queen's)

  The Stabilization Properties of Equalization
Paul Boothe (Alberta)
  Vertical Fiscal Imbalance is the Product of Vertical Political Imbalance

  The Report of the Séguin Commission: The Meech Lake of Canadian Fiscal Federalism?
Panel 3 Issues Related to Equalization  
  Equalization and Fiscal Arrangements from an Atlantic Canada Perspective
Elizabeth Beale (Atlantic Provinces Economic Council)
  Equalization and the Challenge of Natural Resources
James P. Feehan (Memorial)
  Equalization in Canada: Reform the Representative Tax System or Move to a Macro Approach?
Ron Neumann (Finance, MB)
  Fiscal Balance and Fiscal Relations between Governments in Canada
Louis Lévesque (Privy Council Office)

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