August 31, 2016

What do latest StatsCan numbers say about Trudeau’s effect on Canadian economy?

Brian LilleyArchive

During the election last year, Trudeau ran around telling Canadians that their only way out of the terrible Harper Conservative economy was to elect the Liberals so they could spend us back into prosperity.

Is it working?

The latest numbers from StatsCanada show a shrinking economy.

Watch as I run through the numbers that reflect signs of an economy in free fall.

And where is the government in all this?

I don’t know but it seems the best we have is a Prime Minister that spent the summer walking around shirtless.

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commented 2016-09-09 10:36:01 -0400
I agree with Marty Ashfield. Only I would reverse the punishment. Unbelievable that this is going on.
commented 2016-09-09 10:27:04 -0400
The moronic left are trying to turn us into a 3rd world country. Complete with Sharia law.
commented 2016-09-01 19:33:00 -0400
Ever since PET, this has been the pattern of every Lieberal Gov’t. This Sunni Ways will be no exception. Batten down the hatches folks. Rough weather ahead!
commented 2016-09-01 18:16:09 -0400
The key here is not so much the unemployment because that has cycles and is usually rationalized but trade is way down to dangerous levels – we are a nation which exports 85% of our production – mostly to the US with petroleum and agricultural products leading export sales – those taps and grain deals are now tuned off and we have a negative trade balance at a time of high Canada-wide unemployment.

Your danger lights should be flashing because trade deficits mean real hard times – problem here is this trade deficit was made in Ottawa.
commented 2016-09-01 18:07:28 -0400
been voting since 1968 every time the Liberals get elected the economy takes a hit. The Conservatives get in start fixing things and they vote the left back in before the fix is finished. The same thing happened last year. Well I hop they like what they got
commented 2016-09-01 18:06:37 -0400
What bad economy under Harper? We knew that things would probably get worse, due to world conditions heading into major recession territory, but at the time there were really no signs of a weak economy. Something else propelled the shiny pony into office.
commented 2016-09-01 17:11:01 -0400
Bob you are right,but the law will be after the truth sayers.
commented 2016-09-01 16:46:26 -0400
Just wait til everyone’s EI runs out. Then the real fun begins. Hell, watch how bad the crime rate spikes.

Conservative times are hard times indeed. Pffft. What a bunch of morons liberals are.
commented 2016-09-01 16:45:15 -0400
You need studies and numbers? Holy crap man, look around. Everyone is layed off and broke. Even here out east no one can stick their heads in the sand. All those young men that two years ago were building their lives are now back here, broke, getting in crap, and generally getting angrier and angrier by the day. We are everywhere.

But the great hairdo is in charge so the mainstream media insists all is well. Sigh.
commented 2016-09-01 12:29:16 -0400
Sean P. you stunned fucking moron. Maybe JT should send a gross of those comic books to Venezuela so they would have something to wipe their asses with.

Shebl Raj: You are right, Selfie loves to glide around the UN showering the despotic corrupt USELESS institution with OUR money. Everyone should make a point of checking out the link Bravo Zulu provides, showing who is in charge and which countries sit on which boards etc. Truly appalling.

Len Vaness: Hahahaha, the self balancing budget. Trudope should market that, what utter brilliance coming from the Magi. Fk what a mess we are in.

DJBT and the “others”
commented 2016-08-31 23:55:51 -0400
Justin, the private market creates tax revenue, killing that kills the money you have to spend. It cannot be any simpler to see. Oh sorry even simple is beyond your small mind.
commented 2016-08-31 23:53:57 -0400
Bob and Bill remember when the left wing geniuses were blaming the price of oil and the dollar , now that both are where they prefer it , the economy is still going under. I wonder what the new excuse will be?
commented 2016-08-31 21:32:02 -0400
The most worrisome fact here is, as Bill Smith pointed out is when your Dollar is this low, everything your Country sells is ON SALE ,and still other Countries aren’t buying our goods. The Products other Countries want are Energy Products which Trudeau is blocking.
Justin, the solution is to waste more Billions by bringing in more Refugees. They will help employment grow in the Law Enforcement Business.
commented 2016-08-31 19:40:45 -0400
Whenever anywhere in the world a socialist government is in power, the economy is either stagnant or in decline.

You would think the socialists would see that trend, but no. Too stupid, I guess.
commented 2016-08-31 19:36:58 -0400
Sean Penson commented – “Well, it certainly hasn’t affected his popularity, has it?”

What an insipidly vapid thing to say.You’re an idiot.

This fool is taking food off Canadian’s tables with his neglect of export and trade and you regress to some infantile infatuation with the cult of celebrity – the revelation of death squads didn’t impact Guevara’s popularity either – it just shows he had self destructive zombies for a constituency.

F’in fool!!
commented 2016-08-31 18:39:33 -0400
Junior is well on his way doing to Canada what Whinny has done to Ontario.
commented 2016-08-31 18:37:21 -0400
The piece of trash that is Trudeau is being exposed to the world. He is a useless feminist cupcake. I am sure he will find another way to piss away billions to appease Liberal numbnuts.
commented 2016-08-31 18:36:38 -0400
We are going from recession to depression very shortly! All at the hands of Notley, Wynnie and Trudeau. The economic disasters coming, belong to them, and those who were foolish enough to vote for them.
commented 2016-08-31 18:33:57 -0400
Well, it certainly hasn’t affected his popularity, has it? Didn’t he make it to the front cover of a cartoon magazine? That’s all what the local radio stations were commenting on, here in Vancouver, for much of the day.

Canada has the government it truly deserves.
commented 2016-08-31 18:28:22 -0400
With a relatively lower priced Canadian Dollar, there is absolutely no excuse for exports falling 7 months straight… And ironically, leading the “race to the bottom” is AB’s NDP
commented 2016-08-31 18:16:46 -0400
Run your house like the feds run Canada you will be on the street.

So – Go cash for everything

You are recorded every time you use any type of plastic

Taxes follow you because of it
commented 2016-08-31 18:08:25 -0400
Brian, there is nothing better I would love to do but to slam our vainglorious PM. However Brian DePratto, chief economist with TD said today that it’s not that bad, low numbers mostly based on Fort McMurray. Stats are backward looking but looking forward flat lining is seen as the new norm. But it certainly does not bother either our globe-trotting PM or his finance Minister. Perhaps they are sampling BC bud.
commented 2016-08-31 17:49:40 -0400
I note that when the boy blunder went to Davos, he got into a butts norkeling session with his favorite soviet oligarch, Soros, who advised him not to spend so much in a global economic slow down that may “last some time”. You think puppet-master Soros knows something about economic futures the bambino the PM does not?

We have a demonstrable idiot at the helm and it will damage people through the economic repercussion of having a ski board instructor making trade deals instead of a professional economist.
commented 2016-08-31 17:47:10 -0400
He’s done it! China…EAT YOUR HEART OUT!…Your not the only country that can turn its economy around on a dime!
commented 2016-08-31 17:28:11 -0400
You MUST cripple the Economy and destroy the Culture of your Country—if you really want to be a respected member of the UN ! Justin and Obama realize this fact.
commented 2016-08-31 17:26:40 -0400
Hey what do you expect from a total moron that believes that the budget will balance itself? A shirtless wonder that just loves to steal the thunder of a couple getting married? A moronic asshole that steals all the glory of a dying pop singer?
What do you expect from a failed drama teacher and camp counselor?
You really think that bin Trudeau cares about our economy, cares whether or not we peons can afford to live with all the taxes we have to pay?
I am so sick of seeing my taxes go up, up, up. I am a pensioner and have to pay over $2600.00 in city taxes, leave alone income tax and sales tax. Its not going to be very long before I can not afford to keep my house.
Does Mohamed bin Trudeau care?
This Traitor to all Canadians would rather give away billions to the UN and other countries than look after his own people here in Canada.
He is a reckless fool that should be shot and then hung.
commented 2016-08-31 17:24:49 -0400
Economy faltering? No problem. Trudeau will do a couple of tricks for the paparazzi and the Canadian masses will be eating out of his hand. He did make the cover of a comic book after all…that’s what counts these days…
commented 2016-08-31 17:13:09 -0400
You don’t compete in the world by crippling your economy through regulations and taxation. That is the socialist way to ruin as demonstrated time and again.
commented 2016-08-31 17:11:29 -0400
He is utterly clueless and useless as a leader and visionary. But…he has nice hair and takes great selfies!
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