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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