As fiscal plans go, NDP’s on light side

It is hard to connect enough dots to get a solid take on the big picture of the first NDP federal government. But reading between the lines of the fiscal framework, that government hardly looks like it was worth the 60-year wait of the Canadian Left.

NDP candidate Andrew Thomson, a former Finance minister in Saskatchewan, released the NDP platform's fiscal framework in Ottawa on Sept. 16. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Chantal Hébert

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 3:23 PM

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