John Deutsch Institute
June 22-23, 2006
June 22, 2006
(Holiday Inn Hotel, Bellevue South, 6th Floor)
|6:45 - 7:45 p.m.||REGISTRATION and RECEPTION|
|7:45 - 9:00 p.m.||
I: BUDGET MAKING AND BUDGET CONTEXT
June 23, 2006
(Policy Studies Building Conference Room 202, Queen's University)
|8:00 - 8:30 a.m.||REGISTRATION (Continental Breakfast)|
|8:30 - 10:00 a.m.|
II: TAX ALTERNATIVES AND EVALUATION OF THE BUDGET
2006 Federal Budget: A Quantitative Appraisal"
2006 Budget and Tax Reform: A Missed Opportunity?"
Richard Bird and Michael Smart (University of Toronto)
|10:00 - 10:30 a.m.||Coffee Break|
|10:30 - 12:00 p.m.|
SESSION III: PANEL ON FISCAL IMBALANCE AND
a New Leaf: The Federal Plan for Reforming Fiscal Arrangements"
and Fiscal Arrangements: Where Next?"
"The Making of Fiscal Imbalance"
|12:00 - 1:00 p.m.||Lunch||1:00 - 1:45 p.m.||
IV: CHILD BENEFITS AND DAYCARE
Beer and Popcorn: Federal Policy on Childcare and Child
|1:45 - 2:45 p.m.||
V: PRODUCTIVITY AGENDA AND COMPETITIVENESS
Discussant: Andrew Sharpe (Center for the Study of Living Standards)
|2:45 - 3:00 p.m.||Coffee Break|
|3:00 - 4:00 p.m.||
VI: SUSTAINABILITY OF THE FISCAL PLAN WRAP-UP PANEL
Don Drummond (TD Bank Financial Group)
and Uncertainty in the Federal Budget"
of the Fiscal Plan: Cheers, Boos and Hopes"
Conference to be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel on Thursday evening, and at the Policy Studies Building Conference Room 202, Queen's University, Kingston all day Friday.
Conference registration fee is $200.00*, plus GST, payable to the John Deutsch Institute (GST Registration #R107868705). Registration is limited so please register early.
*A special rate will apply for academics.
Please make cheque payable to the John Deutsch Institute and mail to: Sharon Sullivan, John Deutsch Institute, Queen's University, Dunning Hall, Room 216C, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Hotel, 2 Princess Street at a special conference rate of $139.95 per night, plus taxes. Reservations can be made directly by calling the Holiday Inn at 1-613-549-8400, ext. 2660 or 1-800-HOLIDAY and say that you are booking under the Block of Rooms "John Deutsch Institute -- Budget meeting". The block of rooms will be available until June 1st, so please book your room as soon as possible.
Charles Beach, Department of Economics, Queen's University
Phone: (613) 533-2278, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Smart, Department of Economics, University of
Phone: (416) 978-5119; e-mail: email@example.com
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For further information please contact Sharon Sullivan:
Phone: (613) 533-2294;
Fax: (613) 533-6025