Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister inherited a deficit of $42 billion. It is going down.
The Prime Minister inherited a country which had interest rates 200 to 300 basis points above the Americans and now they are 200 basis points below.
The Prime Minister inherited a country where productivity was declining. Now it is on the rise.
If the leader of the Reform Party wants to talk about tax cuts, why is he prepared to cut taxes and pay for that by cutting health care, education, old age pensions and equalization payments? Why is the leader of the Reform Party prepared to cut taxes for the rich on the backs—