2010 Federal Pre-Budget Debate

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2010 Federal Pre-Budget Debate

On February 3rd, 2010, in Ottawa, Canada 2020 (an Ottawa-based public policy group) hosted a panel discussion of leading economic thinkers. Former Finance minister John Manley, Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page, CIBC chief economist Avery Shenfeld, and former deputy Finance minister Scott Clark discussed if now is the right time for fiscal restraint or whether further stimulus should be contemplated.