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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

 

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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

 

  

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Hill media, staffers send off PMO's Jason MacDonald at the Métropolitain Brasserie's bar Feb. 20, 2015

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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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