Tories' 'made-in-Canada' recession narrative is only resonating because the Liberals have a lousy script
On the weekend before Christmas, Bill Morneau accused the Official Opposition of talking us into a recession.
“I think it’s a little bit irresponsible of the Conservatives to be making people more anxious,” the finance minister said on Question Period, CTV’s Sunday political talk show.
Morneau probably was thinking of one Conservative in particular. Pierre Poilievre, the Opposition finance critic, spent much of December talking about a “made-in-Canada” recession, even though almost no professional forecaster had predicted one.
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