It's a good thing Flaherty didn't head the IMF. ......He'd have no one to blame, except his own miserably incompetent and negligent self:
August 2008: "Canada is feeling the impact of global economic factors that are beyond the control of any one individual or government"
Spring 2007: Trust buyouts not my fault, Flaherty says
TORONTO, OTTAWA, LONDON -- Income trusts are being sold at an increasing rate, largely to foreigners and private equity players, but Finance Minister Jim Flaherty rejects the charge by critics that the Harper government's controversial income trust tax is in some way to blame.
"This is not something that has to do with a particular tax policy," he said yesterday during a visit to London to promote his 2007 federal budget.
"It has to do with large pools of capital that have been accumulated and are looking for purchases in various parts of the world."
Saturday, August 9, 2008
Posted by Fillibluster at 10:11 PM