Source: Mickey Djuric, globalnews.ca, June 16, 2020
Saskatchewan’s government faces a $2.4-billion deficit for 2020-21 as a result of COVID-19 and the oil crash.
Despite an estimated $2.4-billion budget deficit for the fiscal year, the Saskatchewan Party government plans to pass a budget that avoids slashing funds for education, health care and infrastructure.
On Monday, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer unveiled the 2020-21 budget, which includes $16.1 billion in spending, an increase of 7.2 per cent from last year’s budget.
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