Archived - 2005 Publications

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Accountability of Foundations Backgrounder
In 1997 the Government introduced a new alternative service delivery mechanism to better serve the long-term interests of Canadians and address specific challenges and strategic national needs -- foundations.

Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada Fiscal Year 2004–2005
Reviews the government's spending and revenue performance over the past fiscal year, and discusses the factors affecting these results (September 21, 2005)

A Plan for Growth and Prosperity

Budget 2005 - Delivering on Commitments
Budget 2005

Canada’s Securities Industry
Part of a series of short monographs by the Department of Finance describing the Canadian financial system (January 2005)

Canadian Financial Services Sector
Part of a series of short monographs produced by the Department of Finance Canada describing the Canadian financial services sector.

Debt Management Report 2004-2005
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

Debt Management Strategy - 2005-2006
Provides information on the federal government's debt management strategy for the coming fiscal year (March 21, 2005)

Economic and Fiscal Update 2005
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 2005
Quarterly description of Canada's economic performance.

Enhancing Canada's Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime
Consultation Paper

Explanatory Notes Relating to the Income Tax Act, the Air Travellers Security Charge Act and the Excise Tax Act (March 2005)
Issued with News Release 2005-023 (March 24, 2005)

Fiscal Monitor 2005
Monthly highlights and details of the Government's fiscal performance

Fiscal Reference Tables - September 2005
Provides historical information on federal public finances and on broad fiscal indicators at the provincial level as well as international fiscal comparisons (September 21, 2005)

Government of Canada Securities 2005
Quarterly update describing the federal government's debt program and recent developments in fixed-income markets and the economy.

Helping the Poorest - An Update on Canada’s Debt Relief Efforts
An Update on Canada’s Debt Relief Efforts

Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes to Legislative Proposals Relating to Income Tax (July 2005)
Issued with News Release 2005-049 (July 18, 2005)

Oil and Gas Prices, Taxes and Consumers (Tax Bulletin)
As a service to the media and the general public, the Department of Finance has prepared this overview of key facts on oil and gas prices, taxes and consumers.

Report on Operations Under the Bretton Woods and Related Agreements Act - 2004
Annual general summary detailing operations that directly affect Canada.

Report on Operations Under the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Agreement Act - 2004
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 - 2004
Report on the Management of Canada’s Official International Reserves - 2004

Review of Borrowing Framework of Major Federal Government-Backed Entities
The report evaluating the borrowing framework for government-backed entities, which was prepared by KPMG Limited, reviews the borrowing practices of major Crown corporation and guaranteed borrowers.

Review of Canadian Federal Fiscal Forecasting, Processes and Systems
Review of Canadian Federal Fiscal Forecasting, Processes and Systems

Selected Accountability Criteria for Major Foundations - 1996-1997 to 2003-2004
Selected Accountability Criteria for Major Foundations - 1996-1997 to 2003-2004

Supplementary document to the 2004-05 Departmental Performance Report (DPR) regarding implementation of the 2004-06 Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS)
Finance’s two key goals in sustainable development for 2004-06 are ensuring intergenerational equity and more fully integrating economic, social and environmental considerations and objectives into policy making.

Supplementary Document to the Department's 2006-07 Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP) Regarding Implementation of the 2004-06 Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS)
Planned Results for 2005-2006

Tax and Other Issues Related to Publicly Listed Flow-Through Entities
Income Trusts and Limited Partnerships

Tax Expenditures and Evaluations - 2005
Provides estimates and projections for broadly defined tax expenditures

Year Five Evaluation of the National Initiatives to Combat Money Laundering and Interim Evaluation of Measures to Combat Terrorist Financing
Final Report