Finance

Liberals’ fiscal direction ‘sustainable’ debt could be gone, in 50 years: PBO

Carleton professor Ian Lee says this prediction should be taken ‘with a giant barrel of salt.'

Assistant PBO Mostafa Askari, left, says the federal budget, as announced by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in March, sets the stage for the elimination of the federal debt within 50 years. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

By DEREK ABMA

PUBLISHED : Monday, April 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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