Turmoil in the Chinese stock market has been fodder on the Canadian federal election front for Stephen Harper’s opponents.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau saying the Harper government failing Canadians.
“Do we put all our eggs in the same basket, and desperately hope that oil prices will bounce back which seems to be Mr. Harpers only plan for the economy”
Meanwhile N-D-P leader Tom Mulcair says Harper’s policies of focusing on oil have left Canada with a less balanced economy.
“The reason we’re in such a precarious position in Canada right now, is because Stephen Harper made a huge bet on one number oil and gas”
With the Shanghai market down again early Tuesday, it’s likely we can expect more of the same when the leaders hit campaign trail, Tuesday.
PM Stephen Harper will likely try to deflect economy talk with more public safety policy when he speaks at the International Plaza Hotel in Mississauga.
Justin Trudeau visiting Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, which are weak regions of support for the Liberals.
Mulcair takes his show to BC and a trip through Vancouver Island communities.