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

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

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