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House Government Bill
38th Parliament, 1st Session
October 4, 2004 - November 29, 2005
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An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (fiscal equalization payments to the provinces and funding to the territories)
Statute of Canada
2005, c. 7
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2005-03-10)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Balancing the riches. Canada and the World backgrounder, 71:16-19, Dec. 2005
  • Rethinking equalization. Mintz, Jack. Canadian business, 79:17, Mar. 27, 2006
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Equalization Payments (CBC News)
  • Equalization payments: sharing within the federation (CRIC - Centre for Research and Information on Canada)
  • Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act ( R.S. 1985, c. F-8 )
  • La péréquation (Radio-Canada, in French Only)
  • Transfer Payments to Provinces (Department of Finance Canada)
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