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Private Member’s Bill
40th Parliament, 3rd Session
March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011
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An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Budget Officer)
Short Title
Strengthening Fiscal Transparency Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-09-30)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • House should support [Paul] Dewar's bill [C-572] [Editorial]. Hill Times , no. 1066:8, Nov. 29, 2010
  • Le Directeur parlementaire du budget, deux ans plus tard [ressource électronique] : rapport d'étape. Jeffrey, Brooke. Revue parlementaire canadienne, 33:38-46 , hiver 2010
  • NDP MP [Paul] Dewar fights for real independence of Canada's Parliamentary Budget Office [Bill C-572]. Bruno, Jessica . Hill Times , no. 1066:33 , Nov. 29, 2010
  • Parliamentary budget officer pushes transparency in budget spending up another notch (Bill C-572). Vongdouangchanh, Bea. Hill Times, no. 1097:1, 4, July 18, 2011
  • The Parliamentary Budget Officer two years later [electronic resource] : a progress report. Jeffrey, Brooke . Canadian parliamentary review , 33:37-45 , Winter 2010
Party Press Releases
  • New Democrat bill ensures fiscal transparency to PBO
Related Links
  • Library of Parliament Parliamentary Budget Officer
  • Parliament of Australia Joint Select Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office
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