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Leslie Shiell

Leslie Shiell is assistant professor of economics at the University of Ottawa.

Opinion | BY LESLIE SHIELL | March 25, 2019
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured on budget day March 19, 2019, after walking out of the House in protest over the Liberals' lack of transparency on the SNC-Lavalin affair, recently said that if his party won government, he would remove the GST from home heating and energy bills. Unfortunately, this proposal betrays a lack of understanding of the most basic principles of good policy, writes Leslie Shiell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LESLIE SHIELL | March 25, 2019
Opinion | BY LESLIE SHIELL | March 25, 2019
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured on budget day March 19, 2019, after walking out of the House in protest over the Liberals' lack of transparency on the SNC-Lavalin affair, recently said that if his party won government, he would remove the GST from home heating and energy bills. Unfortunately, this proposal betrays a lack of understanding of the most basic principles of good policy, writes Leslie Shiell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade