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Budget should respect regional economic differences, says Finance Committee Chair Easter

With the House Finance Committee’s pre-budget hearings wrapping up, committee members predict they'll focus on differences in regional economic growth and consider specific ways to implement wide-ranging spending requests.

Rookie Liberal MP Raj Grewal, a member of the House Finance Committee, pictured at last week's pre-budget consultation hearings on the Hill. The committee is beginning to draft its report on its recommendations for Budget 2017. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

By RACHEL AIELLO

PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 12:00 AM

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