Federal budget 2015

Why Canada should embrace budget deficits right now

Slashing spending to avoid a deficit when the economy is so weak makes no sense

Who really benefits from income-splitting

Hint: it’s not families struggling hardest to get by

A budget for Stephen Harper’s granddaughter

Joe Oliver asks us to cast our eyes forward from the budget to the future

Name-dropping in the name of fiscal responsibility

Anne Kingston on the many fictional characters in the 2015 federal budget

Stop pretending the TFSA expansion won’t be felt until 2080

The TFSA expansion means that by 2025 almost no one under 40 will pay tax on investment income. We should at least debate whether that’s bad or good.

On oil prices, Joe Oliver is more bullish than energy traders

If oil prices do not rise at the rapid rate predicted by the federal government, the spectre of deficits will return

Strong Leader: Harper’s thrice-bare cupboard

When this guy spends the surplus, he doesn’t mess around, writes Paul Wells

You don’t care about the budget? Here’s five reasons why you should.

It’s not just a boring tome of data. Our experts explain why it matters—in 60 seconds.

Morning Playbook: A budget recap round-up

April 22: It’s budget- recap day! Plus, tech profits, bourbon heists, and a new face for 2010’s “flash crash”

Maclean’s dissects Joe Oliver’s budget speech

An expert annotation of the words and promises of the federal finance minister

Eat the rich (or at least their tax breaks)

Tom Mulcair and Justin Trudeau come upon the same complaint: the budget, they say, is a tax break for the rich