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Crane: Canada needs a new national economic plan, now

We have been relying far too much on the production and export of raw materials, including oil sands oil, and not enough on building a higher-value and more diversified economy, including advanced manufacturing and knowledge-intensive tradable services.

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Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, pictured last month on Parliament Hill. A recent Scotiabank report has indicated the growing current account deficit Canada is running, with the disappearance of Canada’s once large trade surplus in goods and a growing deficit in trade in services.

 

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Crane: Canada needs a new national economic plan, now

We have been relying far too much on the production and export of raw materials, including oil sands oil, and not enough on building a higher-value and more diversified economy, including advanced manufacturing and knowledge-intensive tradable services.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, pictured last month on Parliament Hill. A recent Scotiabank report has indicated the growing current account deficit Canada is running, with the disappearance of Canada’s once large trade surplus in goods and a growing deficit in trade in services.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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