The Canadian Press

2015-09-01 | FedElxn NDP

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Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair says the Alberta New Democrats' 5.9-billion dollar deficit is understandable, given the history of Progressive Conservative governments in the province. Mulcair was asked at a campaign event in B-C today why he thinks it's acceptable for the Alberta NDP to run a deficit, while he's promising to balance the books if he becomes prime minister. (Mulcair has criticized Justin Trudeau's Liberals for planning to run three years of deficits of up to 10-billion dollars if elected.)

Date: 2015-09-01
Placeline: VERNON, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

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