Justin Trudeau Middle Class

Having the Richest Middle Class Isn't a Good Thing For Canada

J.J. McCullough | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

For years, Canada's politicians have wondered who the middle class are and what do they want. This week, we add a fresh question -- are they satisfied with being number one? So now it's our middle class that "appears to be the richest," in the satisfied words of the Globe and Mail. Yet regardless of how sustainable it may be in the long term, having the richest middle class in the world could still prove deeply disruptive for Canada's increasingly middle class-centric political debate -- which exists in no term but the short.

JT Meets A Question He Doesn't Like

Huffington Post Canada | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Justin Trudeau didn't exactly jump at a recent opportunity to talk about one of his favourite topics. During Wednesday's visit to a downtown Toront...

If Trudeau Can't Define the Middle Class, How Can He Work For Them?

Maxime Bernier | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Politics
Maxime Bernier

Should we trust a political leader who does not understand basic economic notions? This question is becoming more and more relevant as the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, keeps making absurd statements about the economy. He also seems not to understand that government spending does not create wealth and that to stimulate the economy sustainably, we must do the opposite. There's not much harm in it as long as Mr. Trudeau cannot act on his absurd beliefs. But if the Liberal Party of Canada ever comes to power again, these ideas could become a threat to Canadians' economic security. Can we afford to take such a risk?

This Chart On Canadian Income Gap Is Pretty Shocking

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Business

Employment Minister Jason Kenney has been boasting about data showing that Canadians’ net worth boomed in recent years, arguing, in essence, that Ca...

Trudeau Unfazed By Study That May Complicate Everything

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is sticking with his assertion that the middle class is struggling with stagnant incomes and skyrocketing house...

Middle-Class Dreams A 'Myth More Than A Reality': Report

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's middle-class is mortgaging its future to stay afloat, making the Canadian dream "a myth more than a reality."That's the blunt assess...

WATCH: Trudeau Explains Economic Priorities -- With Help Of Cartoons

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Politics

Justin Trudeau has vowed the economy will be top of mind for Liberals as they inch closer to an election next year. But his reluctance to share con...

At Long Last, Some Idea Of His Economics

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau's economic agenda is coming into clearer focus through policy resolutions developed by Liberal MPs for their party's conventio...

WATCH: Trudeau Releases New TV Ad

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Justin Trudeau and the Liberals have released a new TV ad focusing on what is quickly becoming the party's top talking point: stagnating middle class ...

Trudeau Backs Chinese Takeover Of Nexen

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Business

Liberal Party leadership contender Justin Trudeau has come out in favour of the proposed takeover of Nexen by Chinese state-owned oil company CNOOC. ...