VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, Feb. 1, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on federal government finances.

Federal Deficits and Recession: What Could Happen spotlights how an economic downturn or recession might impact the federal government’s already large budget deficits.

A news release with additional information will be issued via GlobeNewswire on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

Jason Clemens, Executive Vice-President
Fraser Institute

To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese, Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(604) 688-0221 ext. 589

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