Statement made on 25 November 2008 by Senator Joan Fraser
Honourable senators, this question is for the Leader
of the Government in the Senate.
The Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance have both said that in their
view Canada is in a "technical" recession. From the point of view of the
thousands of Canadians who have lost, are losing and will lose their jobs, what
is the difference between a real recession and a technical recession?
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