Canada finance minister sets announcement for early on Friday

Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:21pm EST
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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Finance Minister will make an announcement at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday in the foyer of the House of Commons, his office announced on Thursday. No topic was given.

The media advisory said officials would be available to answer technical questions afterwards. The minister's most recent announcement was on Dec. 7, regarding the new Liberal government's plans to cut taxes on the middle class and raise them on the rich.

(Reporting by Randall Palmer; Editing by David Gregorio)

Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau takes part in a news conference in Ottawa, Canada, December 7, 2015.  REUTERS/Chris Wattie?