Fiscal Policy

Fiscal Policy is the economic term which describes the behaviour of governments in raising money to fund current spending and investment for collective social purposes and for transfer payments to citizens and residents of the territory for which the government is responsible. In Canada, Fiscal Policy is mainly handled by the Department of Finance.

[+] Fiscal policy in Canada

[-] Major topics in fiscal policy:

tax policy - policies covering the revenue side of fiscal policy.
federal budget - policies regarding overall bugetary control, allocation of surpluses/deficits
federal debt - policies reguarding the financing and retirement of federal debt.

Related topics:
taxes - informative article about taxation in canada
stewsinc at eol.ca" class="wiki wiki_page">Monetary Policy - policies concering the Bank of Canada currency
interest and credit