GN’s deficit budget addresses repeated departmental shortfalls

by Michele LeTourneau - May 28, 2018

Finance Minister David Akeeagok delivered his first budget May 28, one with a $28 million deficit to address years-long shortfalls in several key departments, namely Health and Family Services. Justice also gets a boost. The projected deficit was a conscious decision, Akeeagok told reporters prior to his budget address in the legislative assembly, noting revenues…

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