SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 20, 2017 07:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New study on Prime Minister Trudeau's federal debt accumulation coming Monday, Oct. 23

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 20, 2017) - On Monday, Oct. 23, in advance of next week's economic update from the federal government, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on federal debt.

An Analysis of Federal Debt in Canada by Prime Ministers Since Confederation compares the debt legacies of every Canadian prime minister including Justin Trudeau, spotlighting the rate of debt accumulation and how much each prime minister increased or decreased federal debt during their time in office.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Monday, Oct. 23 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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    Charles Lammam
    Director, Fiscal Studies
    Fraser Institute

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    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
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