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Federal Budget 2015: Conservative Government To Deliver Later Than Usual

04/02/2015 02:51 EDT | Updated 06/02/2015 05:59 EDT
Finance Minister Joe Oliver will deliver the latest federal budget on April 21. The budget — Oliver's first, but the 10th for the Harper government — comes later than usual. The government attributed the delay to the volatile oil price situation.

Here's a look at recent budget dates. All the earlier Conservative budgets were delivered by Jim Flaherty, who died last year after resigning as finance minister.

2015: April 21

2014: Feb. 11

2013: March 21

2012: March 29

2011: March 22

2010:March 4

2009: Jan. 27

2008: Feb. 26

2007: March 19

2006: May 2

The 2006 budget followed the Jan. 23 federal election and a change of government.

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