Morning North | Apr 3, 2014 | 8:10

A northern perspective on the outlook for the economy

Ontario's finance minister Charles Sousa has released his assessment of the economy. Expectations are that the economy will be sluggish. Sudbury economist David Robinson was in our studio to give us a northern perspective on the minister's 20 year outlook.

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