Rome is still burning for finance minister as he plans budget with more spending: A column by Chris Varcoe in the Calgary Herald looks ahead at what Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews will likely announce in the upcoming budget. The government will continue in spending mode according to the article, an approach that Alberta Central Chief Economist Charles St-Arnaud says makes good sense.

“It makes sense that they are looking at ways to provide some stimulus this year,” says Charles in the article. “Giving it a boost now helps you later on.”

Read the full article here.

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