Campaign Promises

“Harper promises to introduce permanent home renovation tax credit if he is re-elected” (The National Post)

Richard Warnica (The National Post): Prime Minister Stephen Harper appeared in Toronto Tuesday to promise help for those who economists say mostly don’t need it. Economists were quick to trash the idea online. Laval University’s…


“Trudeau slams Conservative, NDP economic policies” (CTV News)

Keith Leslie (The Canadian Press): Harper has the ‘worst growth record of any prime minister since R. B. Bennett in the depths of the Great Depression,’ and the Conservatives’ strategy of helping the rich get…