Let's not go to the Ex - Macleans.ca

Let’s not go to the Ex

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The government’s decision to skip Expo 2012 meets with criticism from various corners.

The Liberals say the Conservatives spent $50-million to bring the G8 leaders to Tony Clement’s Ontario riding, but don’t think it’s important to invest $10-million to showcase Canada to millions of visitors at the 2012 fair. The Liberals say snubbing South Korea is shortsighted and will hurt the Canadian tourism industry and the economic recovery in general.