FEDERAL BUDGET 2013

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The Full Text Of Flaherty's Budget Speech

Here is the full text of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's speech outlining Canada's 2014 federal budget.Mr. Speaker, nearly 150 years ago, Canada was founded with fiscal responsibility as its cornersto...
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Flaherty Hasn't Slain the Deficit Yet

Mr. Flaherty may indeed eliminate the deficit in 2015-16 as planned. We hope he does. But his plan as conceived still contains considerable risk that shouldn't be ignored. More conservative revenue forecasts and lower program spending would reduce these risks and help to ensure he can deliver on his promise.