Kevin Page

“On the post-secondary side there’s money for research, there’s money for infrastructure, and there’s a commitment, which I think could be really important to try and set up the 2017 budget on an innovation agenda,” he said. “You cannot build an innovation agenda without being connected to places of higher learning like the University of Ottawa,” he said.

Think tank offers practical learning in public finance, set to open this year The University of Ottawa is set to be the first university in Canada to open an Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) after it was announced on Feb. 25 that it would receive funding from the Ontario government. The institute’s emphasis …

Kevin Page, Canada’s former and first Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO)—responsible for providing independant financial analysis to parliament—gave a talk to students on Nov. 23 at the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) building on his time as the PBO, and his hopes for Canada’s future and tell his story.

Kevin Page, the parliamentary budget officer (PBO) for the government of Canada, spoke to students at the University of Ottawa on Nov. 20. In a presentation organized by the Economics Student Association, an enthusiastic Page spoke about the role of the PBO and answered audience questions.