The one thing Harper can't control

The country will look to exports, at the mercy of factors outside its borders and beyond its reach, to drive its continued growth.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Economic Action Plan comes to a close this year. Exports will have to fill in once the stimulus taps are turned off.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 01/19/2011 12:00 am EST

Over the last two years, the Conservative government has tried to characterize Canada's economic recovery as a direct accomplishment of its fiscal and monetary policy. It turns out the truth is a bit more complex.

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