Archive: Fourth Reading IV - Budget Special

4th Reading

Finance Minister Floyd Laughren is hinting of a "good news" budget when he brings down his financial plan for the province this Thursday. The budget is the topic of this week's Fourth Reading, and we'll link up with Laughren from Queen's Park after he finishes tabling the document in the Legislature. Are major spending cuts in the cards? Will keeping the deficit down still be the government's top priority? Or will the prospect of an upcoming election temper the government's ways?
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