When asked to comment about the IMF’s downgrade of the Canadian economy, Justin Trudeau avoided the question, but did have this to say:
“I’m going to talk to the World Economic Forum about how Canada is looking to invest and looking to build growth for the middle class. We’re going to talk about how diversity is a strength and really showcase the fact that Canada has tremendous opportunities and is facing challenges like lots of places but we have the tools to surpass those challenges in a way that should draw in global interest.”
The Mayor is positive that Justin Trudeau is on the right track here. Sure, most people think that business leaders from around the world are more interested in Canada’s business climate going forward, but Justin is correct to point out diversity is our strength. Yes, our oil sands have been decimated, public and private debt is through the roof, our economy is in and out of recession, but isn’t it way more important, as Justin will point out, that his cabinet is comprised of non-whites, homosexuals, cripples and various other vibrant people’s?
Canada has the tools to surpass all challenges. We have a toolbox full of tools. We have so many tools that if one were to look inside our toolbox they would be amazed at all the tools we possess. Big tools, little tools, sharp tools, metric tools, Robertson’s, all kind of tools. Yes, so far Justin hasn’t let anyone see his tools, but in time the world is going to see that the Canadian government is made up of nothing but tools. That much is guaranteed.
A final word to all business leaders looking to invest in Canada – we are a really cool country with tons of cool stuff. We have lots of cool diversity and stuff and can face any challenge with our tools. Look at the picture above – we have tons of cripples and women and minorities who all carry cool tools. We can help you with all sorts of cool stuff. Seriously.