It’s not as bad as eating too much beef.
“I am extremely proud of the job my government has done. It has been an extraordinary effort under extraordinary circumstances to achieve the goals we set for itself, and it has been done without a moment of doubt. In fact, the last two years have been a success story for Canada and our economy.”
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair (left) and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press )
That’s from former prime minister Stephen Harper, who in his last news conference as prime minister before announcing his intention to retire last month, said Canada is “a great friend and a truly dynamic country in a troubled world.” And if things don’t go smoothly, “I am absolutely certain they will not. We will get to the bottom of this at some time in the future.” Not long after that, the Liberals released a platform that would, among other things, “fund a $300-million expansion of Canada’s Veterans Affairs system” and boost the “number of people who receive permanent disability pensions for life under the Employment Insurance and Old Age Security laws.” This isn’t the first time the two parties have run into each other and each have called the other incompetent. When Harper won his majority in 2006, he made a point to criticize his Conservative counterpart, now prime minister, in front of Canada’s business community. While Trudeau, a man in his final year as leader of the Liberal Party, was busy hammering away at that same theme this week, the Liberals were trying to keep the peace between Mulcair and the NDP. In fact, the three leaders spent much of Wednesday evening meeting in Ottawa.
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It was a private meeting — not a policy-and-planning session in the prime minister’s place — and it could easily have been a little more contentious. That was on the agenda in advance of Mulcair’s trip to Nova Scotia later in the day. The Liberal leader is scheduled to be joined for his press conference with the president and CEO of Newfoundland and Labrador’s economic development agency, which will also discuss how the Liberal government has managed economic growth in the province. Meanwhile, Mulcair is also trying to woo business, and he made the point over the weekend that the Conservative agenda may be more
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