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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Timothy Lewis

Timothy Lewis is the author of In the Long Run We’re All Dead: The Canadian Turn to Fiscal Restraint (University of British Columbia Press, 2003).

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Timothy Lewis

Anyone for Deficits?

A short history of the D-word in Canada’s development. March 2009
In the late fall of 2008, the Harper government was nearly replaced by a Liberal-NDP coalition with Bloc Québécois support. This coalition, essentially without precedent in our national politics, was noteworthy in itself. But equally remarkable was that the coalition organized itself according to the position that the federal government should incur a stimulative fiscal deficit to address a rapidly declining…