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Economy, Politics

Liberals promise $81B in new infrastructure spending to kick-start sluggish economy

The Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is responding to the stubborn sluggishness of Canadian economy by boosting infrastructure spending while making it easier for the private sector and foreign buyers invest in the country. The Liberals will pour an »

Economy, Politics

Federal budget deficit projected at $18.4B: finance minister

The federal government is projecting a deficit of at least $18.4 billion next year, which could exceed $20 billion when the federal budget is unveiled on March 22. Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented the updated numbers at a pre-budget town hall in Ottawa »