If things are so good, why do Canadians feel so lousy?
It won’t be that easy moving us to stronger growth and job creation. But we surely should do everything we can to improve the life chances for all Canadians rather than resigning ourselves to slow growth and diminished expectations.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured Oct. 16, 2013 after the Throne Speech in the Senate. David Crane says the fact that the federal government, for example, has slowed spending on needed infrastructure to accelerate its achievement of a balanced budget has hurt Canada’s economy and the unemployed. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright