Kevin Page and Sahir Khan say the job is listed in a lower salary range than it should be, which could limit the pool of applicants.
Former parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page, now head of the University of Ottawa's Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy, says the government's pay range for the next PBO is out of step with its Ontario counterpart. The Hill Times file photograph
The government is looking to pay the next parliamentary budget officer way less than it should, which could lead to it picking the wrong person for the job, say a former PBO and his ex-deputy.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.