David Dodge comments in the Globe and Mail on the recently announced federal budget and the need for policies that focus on growing the Canadian economy. David says that in order to stimulate growth for the longer term, the government needs measures that expand the country’s capacity to produce goods and services, either through public capital investment or incentives for private investment. To raise productivity and grow capacity in the country’s key industries, “They don’t require more consumption, they require some big investment. Whether that’s in [intellectual property], whether that is in plants and equipment,” David says.
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