Why is Canada’s federal government running a deficit?

In Analysis, Finance, Politics, Research by Michael Rae

Canada’s federal government has embarked on a path of substantial deficit financing with no concrete target laid out of when the budget might be expected to balance.The deficit will be $5.4 billion in 2015-16, $29.4 billion in 2016-17, $29 billion in 2017-18, $22.8 billion in 2018-19, $17.7 billion in 2019-20

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