July 06, 2015
NDP REALITY CHECK: while economy teeters Stephen Harper boasts
While the Prime Minister keeps declaring “mission accomplished” and serving up an overly-rosy picture of the Canadian economy, evidence to the contrary is piling up faster than pancakes at a stampede breakfast. The fact is Conservatives have an unbalanced approach to the economy and diminished our nation’s fiscal capacity.
Let’s take a quick trip through some recent Statistics Canada releases for five ways Stephen Harper is misleading Canadians about the economy:
for the fourth consecutive month.
as the sector continues to reel following major closures and layoffs.
– the third decline in four months.
Private sector capital spending – a key metric of future economic performance - is expected to
– 200,000 more
than before the recession.
With so many reports highlighting Conservative economic mismanagement, it’s clear that after ten years, middle class families are working harder, but can’t get ahead.
Stephen Harper’s plan just isn’t working. Canadians deserve better.