June 27, 2017 / 2:06 PM / 5 months ago

Canada PM, pressed on budget deficit, stresses investment need

OTTAWA, June 27 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asked when his government would balance the budget, on Tuesday said he was focused on the need to make investments in the country’s economy.

Trudeau also told a news conference in Ottawa that he rejected the idea of new measures that would increase taxes on middle-class Canadians. (Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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