Archived - 2002 Publications

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Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada, Fiscal Year 2001-2002
Reviews the government's spending and revenue performance over the past fiscal year (April 1, 2001 - March 31, 2002) and discusses the factors affecting these results (October 15, 2002).

Annual Report to Parliament on the Operations of the Exchange Fund Account, 2001
Reviews the operations of the Exchange Fund Account and the changes in Canada’s international reserve holdings against the background of developments in the foreign exchange market.

Audit of Fiscal Transfer Payments to the Provinces and Territories (May 2002)
Under the direction of the Department of Finance Internal Audit and Evaluation Division, Consulting and Audit Canada undertook an audit of two of the three fiscal transfer payments to the provinces and territories.

Canada's Banks
Part of a series of short monographs by the Department of Finance describing the Canadian financial system (Updated Version - August 2002)

Canada’s Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires
Part of a series of short monographs by the Department of Finance describing the Canadian financial system (January 2002)

Canada's Life and Health Insurers
Part of a series of short monographs by the Department of Finance describing the Canadian financial system (Updated Version - September 2002)

Canada’s Mutual Fund Industry
Part of a series of short monographs by the Department of Finance describing the Canadian financial system (March 2002)

Canada’s Securities Industry
Part of a series of short monographs by the Department of Finance describing the Canadian financial system (July 2002)

Canadian Financial Services Sector, The
This profile is part of a series of short monographs produced by the Department of Finance describing the Canadian financial services sector

Canadian Tax Advantage (Tax Bulletin) (January 2002)
Demonstrates Canada’s tax advantage relative to the United States.

Canadian Tax Advantage (Tax Bulletin) (September 2002)
Demonstrates Canada’s tax advantage relative to the United States.

Capital Gains Tax Cut (Tax Bulletin)
Explains capital gains tax cuts under the Government’s Five-Year Tax Reduction Plan.

Debt Management Report - 2001-2002
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 10, 2002).

Debt Management Strategy - 2002-2003
Provides information on the federal government's debt management strategy for the coming fiscal year (March 14, 2002)

Departmental Performance Report - For the period ending March 31, 2002
Highlights the department's activities in support of government objectives.

Developing Well Functioning Canada Bond and Bill Markets (March 2002)

Economic and Fiscal Update 2002
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 (October 30, 2002).

Economy in Brief 2002
Quarterly description of Canada's economic performance.

Evaluation of the Government's Decision to Target a Higher Fixed Rate Debt Structure (February 2002)

External Review of the Reserves Management Framework (December 2002)

Faster Corporate Tax Rate Reduction for Small Business (Tax Bulletin)
The 7-point corporate tax rate reduction for small business as of January 2001.

Federal Corporate Tax Rate Reductions (Tax Bulletin)
Reductions in the general federal corporate tax rate from 2001 to 2004. (January 2002)

Federal Corporate Tax Rate Reductions (Tax Bulletin)
Reductions in the general federal corporate tax rate from 2001 to 2004. (September 2002)

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
The argument by provincial governments that the money is in Ottawa while the needs are in the provinces does not withstand the test of facts ...

Fiscal Monitor 2002
Monthly highlights and details of the government's fiscal performance.

Fiscal Reference Tables - 2002
Provides historical information on federal public finances and on broad fiscal indicators at the provincial level as well as international fiscal comparisons (October 15, 2002)

Government of Canada's Response to the Seventh Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons With Disabilities
The Government of Canada's Response to the Seventh Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons With Disabilities - Getting it Right for Canadians: The Disability Tax Credit

Government of Canada Securities 2002
Quarterly update describing the federal government's debt program and recent developments in fixed-income markets and the economy.

Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax - December 2002
Issued with News Release 2002-107 (December 20, 2002)

Report on Operations Under the Bretton Woods and Related Agreements Act - 2001
Annual general summary detailing operations that directly affect Canada.

Report on Operations Under the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Agreement Act - 2001
Annual general summary of all actions, including their human rights aspects and sustainable development aspects, taken under the authority of the Act

Report on Plans and Priorities (2002-03 Estimates)
Summary of departmental key plans, priorities and strategies (March 21, 2002)

Response to Conference Board of Canada Report on Vertical Fiscal Imbalance
Response to Conference Board of Canada Report on Vertical Fiscal Imbalance

Sustainable Development Strategy (2001-03): Progress in 2001-02
Finance’s two key sustainable development goals for 2001-03 are ensuring intergenerational equity and more fully integrating economic, social and environmental considerations and objectives into policy-making.

Sustainable Development Strategy: Planned Results for 2002-03
Focuses on priority areas where the Department can make unique and important contributions to sustainable development in Canada and internationally.

Tax Expenditures and Evaluations 2002
Provides estimates and projections for broadly defined tax expenditures

Tax-Free Rollovers for Small Business (Tax Bulletin)
Explains how Tax-Free rollovers encourage small business investment. (January 2002)