Fiscal Policy

What we do

The Fiscal Policy Division is responsible for providing research, analysis and recommendations on the fiscal policies of the GNWT.

Some of our work

  • monitoring economic conditions as they affect the government's fiscal position;

  • providing macroeconomic research and policy advice;

  • providing analysis and advice on Canadian and NWT tax policies;
  • monitoring and advising on intergovernmental fiscal relations, especially Territorial Formula Financing arrangements;
  • preparing the annual budget address;
  • providing technical support for the Minister and Deputy Minister of Finance in federal-provincial-territorial discussions; and
  • representing the GNWT on intergovernmental Finance committees.