Government must think correctly about a long-term economic strategy

by Robert Asselin – Senior Vice President, Policy, Business Council of Canada

In a story in the National Post about $1 trillion being added to Canada’s federal debt by 2024, Robert Asselin shared his perspective on how the upcoming federal budget must include a clear growth strategy that focuses on strengthening specific sectors. He emphasized that a long-term economic growth strategy will result in sustainable public finances while improving the lives of all Canadians.

“It’s easy to write cheques, but it’s not easy to think correctly about a long-term economic strategy.”

Robert Asselin, Senior Vice President, Policy, Business Council of Canada