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QuickFacts: Comparing Ottawa's fall fiscal update with April's budget

OTTAWA – A quick comparison between the budgetary surplus and deficit projections put forward by the federal government in April’s budget and Friday’s fiscal update:

2015-16: $2.4 billion (April’s budget) vs. -$3.0 billion (Friday’s fiscal update)

2016-17: $2.7 billion vs. -$3.9 billion

2017-18: $3.6 billion vs. -$2.4 billion

2018-19: $4.6 billion vs. -$1.4 billion

2019-20: $7.8 billion vs. $1.7 billion