The House

In House Panel - The Politics of Economic Uncertainty

Tasha Kheiriddin, columnist for the National Post and iPolitics, and Terry Milewski, senior political correspondent at CBC News, discuss the impact of the uncertainty surrounding the Canadian economy on the pre-election season.
Finance Minister Joe Oliver addresses the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday July 7, 2015. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

"We've come too far to take risks with reckless policies."

It's clear listening to Stephen Harper that the Prime Minister wants to make the upcoming election about risk versus stable management.

But there's a potential flaw in that plan.

With growing concerns about the state of the economy, some people might start to see "stable management" as the risky option, and vote for change.

One way or another, the economy is clearly dominating conversations in this pre-campaign season.

Tasha Kheiriddin, columnist for the National Post and iPolitics, and Terry Milewski, senior political correspondent at CBC News, join us to discuss the impact of the uncertainty surrounding the Canadian economy on the pre-election season. 

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