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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto.
The new budget mandate: restoration of fiscal responsibility for the public finances of Canada and renewal of the Canadian economy - a strategy for jobs and for growth. Goal of eliminating the deficit and the plan for doing so. A review of what happened in previous years and what is planned for the current budget. Goals: A government that facilitates adjustment; a country that leads in technology; a national financial house in order; full employment for those that seek it.