"Once begun, the cleanup takes a very long time, is subject to international uncertainties, and can be expected to be opposed by all sorts of domestic groups and political parties," national affairs columnist Jeffrey Simpson writes in Wednesday's column about the long climb out of recession and debt.
Mr. Simpson takes reader questions at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday about his column and the Canadian economy.
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