At CHIP 101.9’s debate between the federal candidates for the Pontiac riding on August 25, the candidates were asked to comment on the economy of the MRC Pontiac and how their party could help.
Denise Giroux of the NDP said that it’s cottage industries that should be encouraged and supported.
Green Party candidate Shaughn McArthur said that the way to rebuild the economy was to use monetary policy to “tackle the deficits that really matter”.
Liberal candidate Sophie Chatel pointed to her party’s track record.
Conservative candidate Michel Gauthier said that close collaboration with municipal officials on development files was key.
The full video of the debate is available on our Facebook page. A compilation of the English portions of the debate is available here.