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Reality check: Did the Liberals create 60% more full-time jobs than the Tories? – National

Reality check: Did the Liberals create 60% more full-time jobs than the Tories? – National

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Hoping to beat back Conservative claims that their environment-friendly agenda is a costly jobs killer, the Liberal government has been burnishing its economic record lately, insisting that it has done better at creating jobs than its Tory predecessor. “Since we formed government, the Canadian economy has created over 60 per cent more full-time jobs than the Conservatives did over the same time period,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Aug. 14. READ MORE: Canada adds nearly 32K jobs in June, raising the odds of a July 11 rate hike It’s an important exercise in spin for a government whose central brand is about convincing Canadians that “the environment and the economy go hand-in-hand” – that fighting climate change, in other words, need