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The federal government ran a deficit of $2.7 billion in August compared with a deficit of $2.3 billion in the same month last year.
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Spring budget had projected the deficit to be $5.4-billion.
OTTAWA — The federal government ran a deficit of $2.3 billion in August, according to the Finance Department's monthly fiscal monitor. The result compares with a deficit of $300 million in the same mo...
OTTAWA - Ottawa's books took an unexpectedly large $9-billion hit in March but the $23.5-billion deficit it expects for the just-ended budget year appears to be below the Harper government's previous...