Opinion

Unusual fall budget takes the long view on economic challenges

Tuesday’s economic statement was more of a budget document than a fall economic update.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured earlier this year, said Tuesday Ottawa will run a $25.1-billion deficit in the current fiscal year, and that’s after using up the $6-billion set aside as a contingency fund in the March budget. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

By LES WHITTINGTON

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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