Dominic Barton says defence industry critical for innovation, but Libs behind on spending goals.
A company that comes forward would avoid facing serious criminal charges, including bribery, corruption and insider trading.
Liberals will post a $22.1-billion shortfall this fiscal year, $4 billion more than $18.1 billion projection.
From 11.5% to 10.5% to “help grow the economy and create jobs.”
Deficit of $6.7 billion as Liberals’ decision reverses a key promise to stay in the black this year.
Offered no specific numbers, hinted at measures to address the cost of child care.
Highly liquid assets will keep the government running for at least a month in the event of a severe crisis.
Province will run a deficit of less than 1% of GDP starting next year, no dollar amount provided.
Forecasting $18.1-billion shortfall for 2018-19 that will gradually shrink to $12.3 billion in 2022-23.
Options include narrowing pay equity gap, more gender equality in boardrooms, easing access to capital for female entrepreneurs.
Government has received a wide range of recommendations, advocates are looking for financial incentives.
Ekos poll says steep drop from nearly 70% in 2002 to less than half of Canadians.
Expect a budget that emphasizes investments in infrastructure and preparing Canadians for a changing economy.
Will bring in $53 million less than anticipated in March from taxes and non-renewable resources.
Says efficiencies has always been code for cuts with Conservatives.