Vladimir Putin

Gray, The Honourable Herb

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The old questions: "about whether our differences are greater than our similarities; about whether the whole, Canada, should be greater than the sum of its parts of merely equal to the sum of its parts; about whether the country will continue to exist." Current problems of persistent inflation, high interest rates, a slow rate of economic growth, increasing energy costs, the threat of energy shortages, and high unemployment. The federal government's plans in the area of industrial development, as outlined in the Throne Speech. The auto industry. Industrial strategy. Foreign investment. Control over our economic destiny. Working with the private sector. Canada's identity, its purpose, and its unity.