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About those taxes

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Canwest follows the Record report and gets clarification from Ignatieff’s office.

Michael O’Shaughnessy, Ignatieff’s press secretary, said later that the party has “no plan and no desire to raise taxes” in a recession.

O’Shaughnessy said the debt would only continue to grow under the Harper government’s most recent budget. “All we know now is that Mr. Harper and (Finance Minister Jim) Flaherty are leaving behind an $80-billion structural deficit with no plan to get us out.”