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2016-04-11 17:14 House intervention / intervention en chambre

Budget deficit, Budgetary policy, Infrastructure

Déficit budgétaire, Infrastructure, Politique budgétaire

Madam Speaker, the Conservative member rambled on about the deficit as if his party has any expertise on the topic of solving the problem.

The deficit exists. It exists in the budget or it exists in the infrastructure that brings our country together. The deficit is there.

The Conservatives managed to score a twofer, ensuring that not only would the deficit add up to somewhere around $150 billion newly borrowed dollars, but that the infrastructure deficit—which includes the social infrastructure deficit, the road infrastructure deficit, the transit infrastructure deficit, the first nations infrastructure deficit, the digital infrastructure deficit, the rural infrastructure deficit, the educational infrastructure deficit—would also be left in place while growing the fiscal deficit without anything to show for it.

The deficit exists, no matter what. We can let the infrastructure deficit fester or we can invest in our future. I choose investment.

Madame la Présidente, le député conservateur a radoté au sujet du déficit comme si son parti avait l'expertise nécessaire pour régler le problème.

Le déficit existe. Il existe dans le budget ou dans les infrastructures qui unissent notre pays. Le déficit est là.

Les conservateurs ont veillé non seulement à créer un déficit d'environ 150 milliards de dollars d'argent nouvellement emprunté, mais également à ce que le déficit en matière d'infrastructures — ce qui comprend un déficit en matière d'infrastructures sociales, routières, de transport en commun, des Premières Nations, numériques, rurales et scolaires — demeure, tout en accroissant le déficit financier sans obtenir le moindre résultat en retour.

Le déficit existe, de toute façon. Nous pouvons laisser le déficit en matière d'infrastructures s'aggraver ou nous pouvons investir dans notre avenir. Je choisis l'investissement.

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Posted at 15:26 on April 11, 2016

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