A big moment in history
‘Economic prosperity at risk’: Business warns parties ignoring challenges facing Canada, like a recession
Big businesses drive most of the innovation and create most of the wealth, but they’ve been excluded from the campaign (National Post, Kevin Carmichael)
‘There are moments in history, and we’re in one. The climate is at an inflection point, and neither of the two parties with the best chance of winning the election has had the courage to present a plan that will allow Canada to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement.
But at least the environment comes up on the campaign trail. There are decent odds that the next government will confront a recession, but no party has seen fit to factor that possibility into their spending programs.’ more…