Since coming to office on the promise of lower taxes, Jim Flaherty and Stephen Harper are presiding over the largest tax increases in Canadian history. The HST, the payroll tax and now an increase in EI premiums.
Remind me again why these guys call themselves Conservative?
"Tax and spend Reformers". A new phenomenon.
And as to that improvement in the employment situation. Just because he says it, doesn't make it so. In fact analysts suggest that our unemployment situation is the worst since the depression.
They have also spent more money than any other government and racked up the largest deficit in our history. Good job Flaherty.