Budget 2016

Putting off defence acquisitions cuts $1-billion from federal deficit: Page

Liberals table 'significant budget,' says former parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page, but fiscal details lacking, including how the government will get to a balanced budget. 'It could be better in transparency,' he says.

Former parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page and Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Mr. Page says the budget tabled on March 22 had 'a lot of positives. I think on the other side of it, it’s kind of a budget without a fiscal plan.' The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

By TIM NAUMETZ

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, March 22, 2016 10:04 PM

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