Stephen Harper — whatever else you may think about him — has a mastery of Canada’s economy. It’s not just that he’s an economist by profession. It’s that he has steered Canada through a series of world economic crises since the 2008 Great Recession. Real life experience — what works and what doesn’t. And unlike his thinly-briefed opponents, he knows exactly how much the government has spent on everything from veterans to bridges.
Justin Trudeau and Thomas Mulcair couldn’t care less about reality — they have other things on their minds.
Watch: Ezra Levant's reaction to The Globe and Mail's Leader's Debate
Watch: Brian Lilley sets the stage on each leader’s economic policy.