Finance

Morneau says deficit at least $18.4-billion, CIBC economist predicts $30-billion

Economists are urging the federal government to spend money on infrastructure as a way to boost the economy.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is facing a deficit of at least $30-billion in the coming year, according to economist Avery Shenfeld, which is three times what the Liberals promised during the election campaign. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By DEREK ABMA

PUBLISHED : Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 12:00 AM

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