Austerity

“Surplus during recession seems like bad economic planning: Don Pittis” (CBC News)

Don Pittis (CBC News): If the time for deficit spending is when the economy is in recession, then the Harper government seems to have got it backwards. According to the latest figures, during the years…

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“Canada election 2015: Justin Trudeau accuses Tom Mulcair of ‘austerity’ over balanced budget pledge” (CBC News)

CBC News: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is pouncing on Tom Mulcair’s pledge today to balance the budget if elected prime minister — by saying the NDP leader is choosing austerity over jobs. “Why does he…