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Antennae are up for news on deficits, corporate relief plan, and pot revenue figures in fall economic update, say experts

By Jolson Lim      

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will likely release his much-awaited plan to help Canadian businesses affected by U.S. tax cuts as part of this week's fall economic update, but there's plenty more that could come out of it.

Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, pictured Oct. 16, 2018, at the House International Trade Committee. He will release his fall economic update on Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. in the House. The party leaders will have the chance to respond to the economic statement that afternoon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The Trudeau government will likely offer Canadians businesses its answer to competitiveness concerns in this week’s fall economic update, along with changes to its deficit forecast, estimates on pot revenues, and new figures on the impact of a 2016 tax hike on the country’s top earners, which are all things experts say they’re watching for.

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