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Conversation Deficit: Garima Talwar Kapoor on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Published on 17/10/2019

In past election campaigns, debt and deficits have dominated the conversation. Think of Paul Martin’s demand in the 1990s to slay the deficit dragon ,come hell or high water. Even in the last federal election, the NDP ran on a promise of balancing the budget. This time around, concerns about debt and deficits are barely registering. The Agenda discusses why there is a conversation deficit about the country’s debt.

Maytree’s Director of Policy and Research, Garima Talwar Kapoor, joined Kaylie Tiessen, Brian Milner, and Andrew Coyne to discuss how we frame debates around social policy.

This video was originally posted on TVO.

Summary

Garima Talwar Kapoor talks about how we frame fiscal policy on The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

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Government spending and tax