Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Harper is running a deficit NOW

Mike Watkins: Facing accusations he is running a deficit already, Conservative leader Stephen Harper denies the charge: "No. That's absolutely not the case." Yet to date this year the Harper government has racked up more than $20 billion in new public debt, an amount far larger than during any similar time or period during the last 8 years. What is Stephen Harper hiding?

Read more (with graphs and spreadsheet) here.