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Or... when hell freezes over.
"I think it's a sad day for the nation."
Liberals ditched a promise to reduce the debt-to-GDP ratio.
The Liberals are selling this budget as having been designed with women in mind.
They were once super-popular, but other investments have overshadowed savings bonds in recent years.
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It's part of a multi-pronged push to help people find homes.
Including more daycare spaces and extended maternity leave benefits.
Among the biggest obstacles to ambitious efforts moving forward is a shortage of money at the local and provincial levels.
The federal budget has escaped the scrutiny of many Canadians, for the moment. But its legacy will be significant.
"Are we striking the right balance to make this country work for all generations?"
Much of the spending is backloaded to later years.
The prime minister is leading a full court press to sell his government's maiden budget.
Here's what made it in... and what did not.
"This reinvestment is a vote of confidence by government and by Canadians in our programs, our people, and our vision for the future."
Expect it to echo and put a price tag on key themes from the party's campaign platform.
The spending plan is being called a 'left turn' and 'reckless.'
Conservatives did the same thing in two previous budgets
That's three times the $10 billion shortfall promised during the election.
A lot can change in six months.
Government insiders, speaking on condition of anonymity, said there would be few surprises in the budget.
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Deficit hawks will be paying close attention.
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There are now doubts whether the party can even fulfill its most-flexible fiscal vow.
Liberals are set to table his first budget Tuesday.
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During the election, Trudeau promised to run two deficits of up to $10 billion before bringing the country back into black for the 2019-2020 budget.
The federal government spent $106 million on the program last year to help create more than 34,000 summer jobs.
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The PM is signalling the upcoming budget will show a deficit larger than $10B.
The Liberal government has yet to reveal a date for the budget.
"There are pros and cons for each one of those things, but there is no other way to go."