May 7, 1993 (34th Parliament, 3rd Session)

PC

Robert Alfred Corbett

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Bob Corbett (Fundy-Royal):

Madam Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Finance.
The federal government is often accused of off-loading its deficit problems on to the backs of the provinces. In recent budget statements the minister stated that transfer payments would not be cut to the provinces yet a

May 7, 1993
Oral Questions
table in the same document indicated that transfers are to be less this year than last year.
Would the minister care to explain that?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   TRANSFER PAYMENTS
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