Quebec to Present Next Budget Feb. 20, Finance Ministry Says

Quebec Finance Minister Nicolas Marceau will present his next budget Feb. 20, the provincial government said.

Marceau will release his budget plan in the provincial legislature at 4 p.m. New York time, the finance ministry said today in a statement posted on the government’s website.

Canada’s second most populous province on Nov. 28 abandoned the goal of eliminating its deficit in the current fiscal year due to weaker-than-projected revenue growth and said it will need two more years to return to balance.

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