'If he chooses to mislead the public, he can expect strenuous, factual resistance' - Macleans.ca

‘If he chooses to mislead the public, he can expect strenuous, factual resistance’

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The Toronto Star checks the Prime Minister’s statements in the House last week.

Stephen Harper is welcome to tell the 350,000 workers who have lost their jobs since October that Canada has a “very generous employment insurance system.” He is free to claim, “the system we have in place meets the needs of the market.”

But when the Prime Minister resorts to fabrication to deflect demands for EI reform, he crosses the line.