Slim Majority (55%) of Canadians Support Modest Budget Deficit of $10B, But Support Drops Substantially for Higher Deficit

Six in ten (63%) Say Liberal Deficit Target of $10B During Campaign was Just a Ploy to Get Elected

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Toronto, ON – In anticipation of the Trudeau government’s inaugural budget on Tuesday, Canadians appear willing to support a modest budget deficit of $10 billion, but most oppose a deficit greater than what the Liberals pledged during last year’s election, according to a new Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of Global News.

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Slim Majority (55%) of Canadians Support Modest Budget Deficit of $10B, But Support Drops Substantially for Higher Deficit

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