Public service pay a ‘significant’ chunk of new spending ask: Brison
The Treasury Board president is asking Parliament to approve $4.88-billion in additional spending as part of the latest round of supplementary estimates. Parliament has so far approved $262.4-billion in spending in 2017-18.
Treasury Board President Scott Brison, left, walks out with parliamentary secretary Joyce Murray after his presentation to the House Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates Thursday, where he discussed the additional money government needs to uphold its budgetary promises and collective agreements. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade