Peter Weltman, Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer, discussed some of the FAO’s recent work, including the latest economic and budget outlook for Ontario, an analysis of the financial impact of canceling the Cap and Trade Program, as well as research on the outlook for the province’s health and education spending.


Alison McDermott, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister - Economic and Fiscal Policy, Department of Finance, spoke in Toronto to provide insight into the 2019 Federal budget.

This session presented research that explored the risks stemming from leveraged households in the context of a slowing economy and rising interest rates.

Doug Lauvstad, President of the University College of the North and champion of northern economic development in Manitoba talks about upcoming challenges and opportunities in northern Manitoba. 

CSMA - production boundary  - national accounts

Second Session - Key Concepts - Sequence of Accounts