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“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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“Election promises call for some magical thinking given economy” (CBC News)

Laura Payton (CBC News): All three leaders may be relying on some wishful thinking to fulfil their platform promises, given the state of the Canadian economy and its likely effect on government finances. The parliamentary budget officer has already…