By Nojoud Al Mallees THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- The fiscal update suggests a federal budgetary surplus is on the distant horizon for the first time since the Liberals came to power seven years ago, but that picture is clouded by a potential recession and promises to spend a lot more to support Canada’s transition to a clean and green economy. The Liberals would also need to fight another election before getting there. The forecast came in the fall economic statement that Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled in the House of Commons on Thursday, which includes new measures to spur clean energy investment and improve affordability for Canadians struggling to keep up with the rising cost of living. Overall, the mini-budget proposes relatively modest new spending amid growing political pressure to
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