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Jul 11, 2014

Canada’s Finance Minister is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts

July 11, 2014

This week, the National Post published my op-ed addressing recent comments made by Canada’s federal Finance Minister regarding Ontario’s long-standing criticism of federal policies governing fiscal transfers and their impact on Ontario’s balance sheet.
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Jul 10, 2014

Not Just Equalization—Many Federal Transfer Programs Fail Basic Tests of Transparency, Efficiency and Fairness, Says New Mowat Analysis

July 10, 2014

A substantial portion of the $163 billion in annual federal transfers to provinces is doled out in ways that fail to meet basic tests of transparency, efficiency and fairness, according to a new study released today by the Mowat Centre.
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Jun 15, 2014

Ontario is being cheated by the federal government

June 15, 2014

All evidence suggests the federal government is actually tinkering with allocation formulae and fiscal transfers to weaken Ontario’s balance sheet.
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Dec 19, 2013

Ontario is getting short-changed, and it’s not ‘just math’

December 19, 2013

Ontarians deserve an explanation for why their transfer payments from Ottawa are going down while every other province’s are going up.
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Mar 30, 2013

Money still flows out of ‘have-not’ Ontario

March 30, 2013

Noah Zon and Matthew Mendelsohn discuss inequities in federal programs and services.
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Dec 21, 2012

May 19, 2012

Calming the furor over equalization

May 19, 2012

National Post features editorial by André Lecours & Daniel Béland addressing equalization programs in Canada.

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