This series includes papers from Canada’s foremost scholars on fiscal federalism including members of the newly established Fiscal Federalism Policy Network (FFPN), of which the Centre is a founding member. The FFPN is an independent team of academic experts and policy practitioners whose objective is to recommend practical reforms to improve fiscal relations among our governments.
Rethinking Fiscal Federalism for the 21st Century
Fiscal federalism in Canada faces numerous challenges: financial sustainability, a perceived lack of fairness, demographic changes, the energy transition and the after-effects of the pandemic. To weather this storm, Canada’s system of intergovernmental fiscal relations will require a profound rethinking.