Economic analysis

The leaders are all discussing the economy. And missing the point.

Evan Solomon and Jack Mintz discuss the real economic issue that’s been missing from the election: how to keep growth going

The shocking truth about the great economic debate in this federal election is that the leaders are completely missing the main issue: how to promote growth. That’s the view of a growing number of leading economists, including the University of Calgary’s public policy guru, Jack Mintz. He believes all the parties are avoiding the fundamental economic challenge facing Canada, and none is providing an overall vision. Maclean’s finds out what he would like to see and what’s really missing.

Related: Who is Jack Mintz? The name on every politician’s lips.

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