2023 Federal and Provincial Budgets: The line not to cross

While the Bank of Canada struggles with inflation, governments remain generous and distribute dollars: anti-inflation shield, aid to the least fortunate, tax cuts, etc. Why and what will be the effects on the economy? Sébastien Mc Mahon analyzes the federal budget and those of the Canadian provinces: “The lesson of England in the fall of 2022 remains important and there is a line not to cross!”

About

Sébastien Mc Mahon joined iA Financial Group’s economy team in January 2013. Throughout his career, Mr. Mc Mahon has held various positions in several prominent financial institutions, notably at Quebec’s Ministry of Finance and the Autorité des marchés financiers, Quebec’s financial market regulator.

Sébastien Mc Mahon also serves as Vice-President, Asset Allocation, and Portfolio Manager for our subsidiary, iA Investment Management Inc. (iAIM), with assets nearing $15 billion. Mr. Mc Mahon is also a member of the firm’s asset allocation committee.

Sébastien Mc Mahon

Chief Strategist and Senior Economist

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2024-03-01 11:38 EST
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