Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is considering up to $20-billion in annual permanent spending for new programs, reports Bloomberg News, citing a senior government official. The spending spree could be announced in late November, when the government is expected to give a fiscal statement. The Liberals have resisted offering a budget amid the pandemic, but have promised to give an economic statement from new Finance Minister Chrystia Freelend.
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