Only 62 per cent of associated spending has been accounted for in the tabled spending estimates this year, compared to 95 per cent rolled out for the 2017 budget.
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says that Vote 40, which was supposed to speed up the budget implementation process, has not done so. In fact, his office's analysis concludes that implementation has actually slowed compared to last year. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The Liberal government’s $7-billion fund meant to speed up 2018 budget-implementation measures hasn’t worked, says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. In fact, it’s slower than the year before.
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