A quick look at the Parti Québécois government’s 2013-2014 spending estimates and planned spending cuts. Continue reading
Stéphane Bédard, who as president of the Quebec treasury board holds the purse strings of the province, released spending estimates for 2013-2014 on Thursday, 16 days after the budget presented to execute those plans.
Quebecers won’t have to worry about going to the polls in another provincial election in January. Continue reading
The PQ budget introduced hikes alcohol for 2013, but restaurant and bar owners were shocked to learn that their share of taxes includes bottles they already have in stock. Continue reading
Global News’ National Assembly reporter, Caroline Plante, talks with Nicolas Marceau, the Finance Minister for the Parti Quebecois about the party’s new budget.
The increase in Hydro-Québec rates, set to begin in 2014, will be sliced by two-thirds and the utility will soon cut 2,000 jobs to help improve its bottom line. Continue reading
An overview of how the Parti Quebecois’ spending initiatives in its so-called austerity budget. Continue reading
The Parti Québécois want to make the cost of healthcare more equitable – but they can’t afford to do so at the cost of the healthcare budget. Continue reading
The Liberal budget in March was dubbed the “continuity budget” for its attempts to grow the economy while keeping a tight grip on expenditures and the same could be said for the Parti Quebecois budget just eight months later.
The Parti Quebecois are calling it the “budget that restores balance” that aims to regain control of spending through “responsibility combined with ambition.” Continue reading