Canada"s economic prospects in the 1990"s
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Canada"s economic prospects in the 1990"s achieving sustained economic growth by Wilson, Michael H.

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Published by Dept. of Finance Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Economic forecasting -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1991-

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPerspectives économiques du Canada dans les années 90.
StatementMichael H. Wilson.
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Finance.
LC ClassificationsHC115 .W575 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination40, 47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1804338M
LC Control Number89210281

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With its great natural resources, skilled labor force, and modern capital plant, Canada has excellent economic prospects. In mid, however, the long-simmering problems between English- and French-speaking areas became so acute that observers spoke openly of a possible split in the confederation; foreign investors were becoming edgy. Canada's Economic Performance and Prospects 19 3. Expenditure Control Plan 59 4. Canada's Fiscal Performance and Prospects 87 5. Notices of Ways and Means Motions and Supplementary Information 1. The Budget Speech. Since , this government has been following a consistent and comprehensive Department of Finance. of. Read more about this on Questia. Canada (kăn´ədə), independent nation ( est. pop. 35,,), 3,, sq mi (9,, sq km), N North occupies all of North America N of the United States (and E of Alaska) except for Greenland and the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. This book will take a deep dive into how Canada’s economy work. It looks at aspects of the economy like the public pension system and the banking system and is pointing out obvious flaws in the system, how to protect yourself from them and what to do once you have acknowledged the problems/5(28).

Canada's other major economic problem in the early s was large budget deficits—federal and provincial. Because of these deficits, public debt was accumulating at an unsustainable rate, and foreign and domestic investors were becoming very nervous about holding Canadian government bonds. Canada’s economy is dominated by the private sector, though some enterprises (e.g., postal services, some electric utilities, and some transportation services) have remained publicly owned. During the s some nationalized industries were privatized. Canada experienced economic recession in the early s and again in the early s. This led to massive government deficits, high unemployment, and general disaffection. The poor economy helped lead to the overwhelming rejection of the Progressive Conservative Party in the election, and the fall of other governments such as Bob Rae 's Ontario New Democratic Party. This is an important book which fills a glaring void in the current literature on the contemporary geography and economy of Canada. It is a straight-forward guide to Canada's economic geography, useful in its organization and easy to read and comprehend. Derek Eberts, Brandon University for Royal Geographical Society (Volume )Cited by:

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