Archived - 2004 Publications

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A New Framework for Equalization and Territorial Formula Financing
Technical background information on a new framework for equalization and territorial formula financing.

Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada Fiscal Year 2003–2004
Reviews the government's spending and revenue performance over the past fiscal year, and discusses the factors affecting these results (October 13, 2004)

Audit of Administrative Controls over the Domestic Debt (July 2004)

Budget 2004 Information Options
Budget 2004 Information Options

Capital Markets Report
The 2003 Capital Markets Report contains a summary of developments in major sectors in Canada’s capital markets - venture capital, fixed income, public equity markets, derivatives and mutual funds

Debt Management Report 2003–2004
Outlines the key elements of current federal debt management strategy and describes various strategic and operational aspects of the government's debt program and cash management activities over the past year (December 2, 2004).

Debt Management Strategy - 2004-2005
Provides information on the federal government's debt management strategy for the coming fiscal year (March 30, 2004)

Departmental Performance Report - For the period ending March 31, 2004
Highlights the department's activities in support of government objectives.

Economic and Fiscal Update 2004
Provides an update on the national economic and federal fiscal situation leading into the budget planning process and constitutes the base document for pre-budget consultations.

Economy in Brief 2004
Quarterly description of Canada's economic performance.

Federal Support for Health care:  The Facts
Technical background information on federal support for health care; examination of provincial claims regarding federal support for health care.

Fiscal Balance in Canada: The Facts
Technical backgrounder outlining the federal government's response to provincial claims that a fiscal imbalance exists in Canada.

Fiscal Monitor 2004
Monthly highlights and details of the Government's fiscal performance

Fiscal Reference Tables - October 2004
Provides historical information on federal public finances and on broad fiscal indicators at the provincial level as well as international fiscal comparisons (October 13, 2004)

Government of Canada Securities 2004
Quarterly update describing the federal government's debt program and recent developments in fixed-income markets and the economy.

Governance Evaluation: Debt & Reserves Management (March 2004)

Investment and Credit Guidelines for the Exchange Fund Account

Legislative Proposals, Draft Regulations and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax (February 2004)
Issued with News Release 2004-014 (February 27, 2004)

Legislative Proposals, Draft Regulations and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax
Issued with News Release 2004-051 (September 16, 2004)

Report on Operations Under the Bretton Woods and Related Agreements Act - 2003
Annual general summary detailing operations that directly affect Canada.

Report on Operations Under the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Agreement Act
Annual general summary of all actions, including their human rights aspects and sustainable development aspects, taken under the authority of the Act.

Report on the Management of Canada’s Official International Reserves 2003
Report on the Management of Canada’s Official International Reserves 2003

Review of Canada Savings Bonds (January 2004)

Supplementary document to the 2003-04 Departmental Performance Report (DPR) regarding implementation of the 2001-03 Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS)
Supplementary document to the 2003-04 Departmental Performance Report (DPR) regarding implementation of the 2001-03 Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS)

Supplementary Document to the Planned Results for 2004-2005 Planned Results for 2004-2005
Planned Results for 2004-2005

Sustainable Development Strategy 2004–2006
Focuses on priority areas where the Department can make unique and important contributions to sustainable development in Canada and internationally (February 16, 2004)

Tax Expenditures and Evaluations - 2004
Provides estimates and projections for broadly defined tax expenditures

Tax Expenditures: Notes to the Estimates/Projections (2004)
Sets out the approach used in developing the estimates and projections contained in the main report, and also provides a description and presents the objective of each tax expenditure.

Total Federal Support for Health, Post-Secondary Education, and Social Assistance and Social Services
Technical backgrounder on the Total Federal Support for Health, Post-Secondary Education, and Social Assistance and Social Services