John Lester, executive fellow at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, speaks about his latest report for the C.D. Howe Institute, "Who will pay for the economic lockdown?" Lester says that in terms of fairness to the next generation, we should be thinking about paying the lockdown debt before they start working and paying taxes. He said they shouldn't have to pay for what they have not benefited from.
John Lester on BNN – Not fair for the next generation to pay our lockdown-induced debt
March 23, 2021