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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is prepared to run larger deficits — growing Canada’s debt by 31.5 billion Canadian dollars ($23.8 billion) more than previously projected over the next four years — to finance campaign promises if his Liberal government is re-elected.

The Liberals released a costed fiscal plan on Sunday that shows deficits will be C$7.9 billion higher on average every fiscal year over the course of their next mandate should they win power in the Oct. 21 election. That’s despite plans to raise an average C$6.3 billion extra in revenue every year over that time.

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