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Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa to release deficit update

09/22/2014 09:27 EDT | Updated 06/16/2017 01:04 EDT
This morning Ontario taxpayers will find out exactly how large a deficit the provincial government ran this past year.

At 9:30 a.m., Finance Minister Charles Sousa will release the public accounts for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

Sousa originally projected a deficit of $11.7 billion.

This past spring, just before the provincial election was called, he revised that forecast to $11.3 billion.

Check back after 9:30 a.m. or follow CBC provincial affairs reporter Mike Crawley on Twitter (@cbcqueenspark) for the latest details.

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