Spending plan will add about $70 billion to the net debt, increasing it to almost $400 billion in 2020-21.
Rebound in the mining and oil and gas extraction sector, gains 2.4% for the month.
Hanging in for a marathon round aimed at getting a new continental trade deal by next week.
Freeland and Lighthizer people clash over late stage sticking point.
People briefed on developments say a deal is possible as early as this week, based on a variety of factors.
Idea is to promote the interests of those who have been ignored in the past.
Poloz says economy’s unable to continue running at full tilt without the power of lower rates.
Advances in 14 of 21 industries, representing 72.2% of the sector.
Disagrees with Trump’s bid to work around the multilateral system by making bilateral deals with individual countries.
Xi positions China as a defender of free trade, despite its status as the most-closed major economy.
Beijing says Trump’s additional duties of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum violate international trade rules.
They anticipate sales the faster over the next 12 months, stronger overall from increasing US demand.
Officials are still negotiating technical details in Washington after their political bosses held talks last week.
Beijing has threatened to retaliate if Washington follows through with its proposed tariffs.
Surplus with the United States narrowed to $2.6 billion compared with $2.9 billion in January.