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April 19 2021 6:05pm

Budget 2021: What’s behind the government’s eye-popping deficit spending?

Canada’s net debt is now over $1 trillion for the first time ever, after a $354 billion deficit for the pandemic year just over. It is expected to keep climbing with deficits of $155 billion this year, and $60 billion in 2022-23. Global’s Chief Political Correspondent David Akin joins us now to break down some of the hard numbers – and economic truths – behind those eye-popping figures.

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