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From Macleans Magazine (Apr 14, 2020):
"In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard to think very far ahead. But when the health crisis begins to lessen, as it will, we will see a massive government investment to stimulate economic recovery—perhaps the largest since World War Two and the great depression. That day is not far off, and we would be wise to start thinking now about the kind of stimulus effort needed to kick start growth and jobs right away, while also building a better future for Canada.
Drawing on experience from other recovery efforts, there are three main lessons for how to design a smart economic stimulus package.