'It's the economy, stupid.'
During U.S. election campaigns we hear that phrase a lot.
It’s a message that means elections are about the economy; more than anything, voters are interested in job security and their ability to provide for their families.
There’s a lot of truth to that in Canada as well.
While the economy isn’t the only issue Canadians care about, it is one of the key drivers that decide any federal or provincial election.
To that end, the federal Conservatives got some good news on Monday when Moody’s Investor Services released its annual credit analysis of Canada.
"Canada’s Aaa rating and stable outlook continue to be supported by the country’s relatively solid economic performance, favorable trends in federal government finance and debt levels, and strong institutional and regulatory framework," the report notes.
"After a recession at the time of the global financial crisis, the economy recovered and continues to show positive momentum, supporting improvement inRead More »from Latest Moody's economic report should give Harper government a much-needed boost