Harper Says Transitory Oil Shock Means No Canada Deficits Needed

(Bloomberg) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper talks about the Canadian economy, the government's fiscal and trade policies, the Keystone XL pipeline project and the outlook for Canadian elections on Oct. 19. Harper speaks with Bloomberg's Theophilos Argitis at his office in Ottawa. (Source: Bloomberg)

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the oil shock rippling through the nation’s economy will only have a temporary impact, making it unnecessary to veer from plans to balance the budget.

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