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What’s Andrew Scheer’s vision for Canada?

By Les Whittington      

Beyond the carbon tax, and not counting the obligatory bloviating about the budget deficit, it’s hard to know what, if anything, Scheer envisions for Canadians.

There’s nothing new about the affordability issue, which Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has selected as the centrepiece of his party’s upcoming campaign to unseat the Trudeau Liberals, writes Les Whittington. These days, right-wingers like to campaign on the beguiling notion that voters can have it all without having to pay for it. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

OTTAWA—“Canadians are struggling at a time when our economy is supposedly doing well,” the federal party leader said, “and people I meet across the country have a lot of questions as to why their government hasn’t been able to help them through these difficult times.”

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