"There is simply no basis to believe any of the government’s spending projections, and it was good of Mr. Dodge, in particular, to remind us of it."
Andrew Coyne, Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail writes on why the deficit-busting David Dodge knows a thing or three about the consequences of misrepresenting the country’s finances. In the 1990s the game was “hide the surplus.” Today, the game the government of Canada is playing is “hide the deficit.”
The Globe looks at the new paper, Assessing the Potential Risks to the Sustainability of the Government of Canada's Current Fiscal Plan, which David co-authored with Richard Dion. The report was prepared in collaboration with Robert Asselin, Senior Vice President of Policy at the Business Council of Canada.
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