Jim Flaherty’s lecture to Manulife caused the company to reverse its mortgage rate — and it caused a kerfuffle in the Conservative chorus. Mad Max Bernier publicly disagreed with his cabinet colleague. Even Stephen Harper’s favourite economist — Jack Mintz — says that mortgage rates are not Flaherty’s business.
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