'These are not easy times for leaders' - Macleans.ca

‘These are not easy times for leaders’

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The Prime Minister talks to Postmedia about the global economy.

In the case of financial-sector reform, as you know, substantial progress has already been made. Obviously, there are some in the financial sector who don’t necessarily like the proposals, and there are some legitimate complaints, and in Canada, we pay attention to what the financial sector says. But that said, one of the things we know is the financial sector can’t just write its own rules. The crash of 2008 made very clear that there must be credible regulatory systems on the financial sector or it can lead us in a position where we don’t want to be. That is being done, that has to be done.