federal budget

12:43PM
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The budget proposes cumulative deficits totalling $72.8 billion over the government’s first mandate.


9:46AM
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget missed an opportunity to convince investors that Canada remains a desirable place to invest.


2:02PM
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The government has once again refused to set a timeline for returning to a balanced budget.


6:00AM
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This $51 billion increase in spending represents total growth of 20.1 per cent in just three years.


9:08AM
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Upon assuming power, the Trudeau government immediately increased budgeted federal program spending by $8.1 billion over 2015-16 to 2019-20.


10:00AM
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Canada’s economy has grown at or above 1 per cent in 18 different quarters since 2000.