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The size of government

April 29, 2009

One of my greatest concerns about the current economic malaise has been that various levels of government will use our fear and uncertainty to ‘temporarily’ increase their spending.  Canada has been described as a beacon of fiscal management when compared with other developed nations.  I hope that we are able to maintain this moniker.

I append below a piece which appears in the Financial Post and challenges the assertion that more government spending is effective tonic for difficult economic times.

http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fpcomment/archive/2009/04/28/canada-s-advantage.aspx

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