Feds spent $296.4-billion last year, left more than $12-billion unspent, election cited as possible reason

The PBO says it will likely examine last year's lapse, because it means there may be objectives the government had that have not been met.

Treasury Board President Scott Brison pictured in this file photo with Transport Minister Marc Garneau. The Treasury Board tabled the 2015-16 public accounts, which detail all federal finances, late last month. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 12:00 AM

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