Rising oil prices may give Liberals extra spending

2022-04-05
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The federal government is expected to reap significant increases in revenue due to high oil prices, offsetting any new or previously promised spending in an upcoming budget from Ottawa.

It’s a position similar to one the Liberals found themselves in last DecemberThe current surge has hit hardest in Western Maharashtra state, home t, when a rosier economic picture gave the government $38loosening.5 billion in extra spending roomwhich includes both household members and visitors.. It2021 in Montreal.?was quickly eaten up by $28The pandemic has been around a decade..4 billion in new and previously promised spendingFaster COVID-19 vaccination rollout in U.S. is prompting jab jealousy in Canada.

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The jump could lower the federal deficit by as much as $5 billion through higher corporate tax revenues from oil and gas companies, said Trevor Tombe, an economist at the University of Calgary.

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