The Chretien Liberals gutted business subsidies and focused much more on getting the fundamentals right.
The risks of a recession this year or next are real.
The plan doesn’t account for job losses, lower wages and reduced investment when calculating the impacts of the carbon tax on Canadian households.
The Canadian Pacific Railroad is the most famous case of federal involvement in infrastructure projects.
Business investment (excluding residential structures) is down nearly 20 per cent since the third quarter of 2014.