Vladimir Putin

Smith, Dr. Stuart L.

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Comments on the Ontario budget, presented two days previous. Concern over the deficit, municipal cutbacks, and increases in OHIP premiums. A review of Dr. Smith's fundamental concerns about the Canadian and Ontario economies, the increase in our balance of trade deficit regarding manufactured goods, and the pending energy trade deficit. The lack of education of economics for the average Canadian. Suggestions for remedies. The speaker's role as a political leader.