Ottawa and the disappearing recovery

What Trudeau’s doing is good, but it appears to be tinkering at the edges of an economy with extensive, deeply ingrained shortcomings.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured speaking to reporters outside the House of Commons in June, needs to come to grips with the fact that this is not just a bad period in an otherwise sound situation. Canadians are facing a whole new economic reality where many of the old variables no longer apply, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia


PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 12:00 AM

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