Public Sector Budget Process A.To: the Honorable Stockwell Day and Jim Flaherty Regarding: Balancing the budget Introduction: Canada is currently recovering form a major global financial downturn. In the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s (PBO) assessment of the 2010 budget a number of recommendations were made regarding eliminating budget deficits within 5 years. These plans primarily involve tax cuts and tightening of governmental spending. While there are some excellent ideas within the budget we feel that key areas have been missed. To highlight these areas of interest we have created this proposal. While we agree that spending cuts and eliminating governmental spending are important we believe that some tax increases will be necessary. We...The end:
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