WATERLOO, Ont. - The Harper government has created a structural deficit and now needs to outline a clear exit strategy, says former prime minister and deficit-slayer Paul Martin. Martin, speaking to reporters after a speech to a global economic conference in Waterloo, Ont., on Sunday, said his government left behind a $13 billion surplus and the Conservatives whittled that down to nothing before the recession even hit. "That surplus was wiped out and more before a penny was spent on stimulus spending," Martin said. If the surplus had been left untouched, there would have been enough money in Ottawa's coffers to cover billions...
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