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The new era of fiscal restraint begins with $11-million more for elite athletes.

Thursday’s budget will double Ottawa’s contribution to the winter sports portion of the program from $11 million to $22 million, CTV Ottawa Bureau Chief Bob Fife reported Tuesday night. “The athletes did well for the country and Canadians expect the government to do well for them,” one unnamed government official told Fife.