Harper says that weak Western economies put Canada at risk

Cites “almost non-existent” job growth in other countries

We already knew that weak growth in the U.S. and Europe might slow Canada’s economy down, but it’s not every day the Prime Minister calls it a “very dangerous situation.” In an interview with QMI Agency, Stephen Harper said he wants Canadians to understand just “how fragile the global recovery is.” He cited “next to non-existent,” job creation in Europe, the United States and Japan as a threat to Canada’s so-far robust recovery.