Beyond the deficit fixation: Morneau reaffirms federal role in Canada

But whether his approach is enough to get the economy rolling is an open question.

Embassy Photo: Jake Wright
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau show off the Liberal government's first federal budget, March 22.
Les Whittington
Published: Wednesday, 03/30/2016 12:00 am EDT

Somewhere on the campaign trail last fall, after a chat with Justin Trudeau, former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion was asked about the Liberals’ plan to run budget deficits in hopes of invigorating the economy.

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