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Reaction to federal budget

The federal Conservatives brought down their budget yesterday.

Finance minister Jim Flaherty presented it to the House of Commons at 4:00pm Tuesday.

Perth-Wellington MP Gary Schellenberger likes what he sees.

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The government committed $500 million over two years for auto-sector innovations and $305 million to improve internet access in rural areas.

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The government has also set aside a $3 billion contingency fund.

Schellenberger especially likes this aspect of the budget.

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Since coming to power in 2006, the Conservatives have added $200 billion to the national debt after inheriting an $11 billion annual surplus from the previous government.

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