Vladimir Putin

Turner, The Rt. Hon. John N.

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A joint meeting held with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Concerns about where the Mulroney Government is leading us. The speaker's agenda for the future of Canada. A critical review of some initiatives of the Mulroney government: tax reform and trade. Turner notes a lack of stability and predictability, rather uncertainty and confusion for the business community. A review of the federal government's record on tax reform. Criticisms of the free-trade agreement negotiations: four specific concerns expressed. Suggestions for Canada with regard to GATT. Suggestions and recommendations with regard to Canada becoming more competitive in terms of trade.