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"To quote from the report, ‘Canada’s exports have barely recovered from the Great Recession.’ The IMF warns that low productivity growth has, and I quote the IMF report, ‘eroded Canada’s exter—’" she said, stopping herself as jeers grew louder and louder. Speaker Andrew Scheer called for order. Freeland continued. "I see the government is not interested in the view of IMF economists but I think Canadians are," she said. Freeland again tried to quote the report but, again, stopped and gestured to the Speaker. "There are quite a lot of interruptions," Scheer said. "The honourable member has run out of time. And I don’t think she got to the question. I’ll give her the floor back to put her question, very quickly, so the minister can answer it." Freeland rushed through the end of her question but, without having the time to explain precisely what was supposedly eroding, it lacked a little something. Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, responded by lauding Canada’s economic performance and worked in a dig at Freeland by quoting her once saying "amen to raising taxes." (via huffpo)

"To quote from the report, ‘Canada’s exports have barely recovered from the Great Recession.’ The IMF warns that low productivity growth has, and I quote the IMF report, ‘eroded Canada’s exter—’" she said, stopping herself as jeers grew louder and louder. Speaker Andrew Scheer called for order. Freeland continued. "I see the government is not interested in the view of IMF economists but I think Canadians are," she said. Freeland again tried to quote the report but, again, stopped and gestured to the Speaker. "There are quite a lot of interruptions," Scheer said. "The honourable member has run out of time. And I don’t think she got to the question. I’ll give her the floor back to put her question, very quickly, so the minister can answer it." Freeland rushed through the end of her question but, without having the time to explain precisely what was supposedly eroding, it lacked a little something. Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, responded by lauding Canada’s economic performance and worked in a dig at Freeland by quoting her once saying "amen to raising taxes." (via huffpo)