No province has ever cut healthcare or reduced healthcare spending. No Federal Government, whether under Steven Harper or Justin Trudeau or any other Prime Minister has ever cut the cash sent to the provinces for healthcare – but that doesn’t stop politicos from saying they have.
The Western version of the child soldier are the children climate activists put front and centre to spout the alarmist agenda. Case in point Greta Thunberg. Activists don’t celebrate her for who she is – it’s what she says and her ability to gain media attention.
Prediction: No federal party will campaign on cleaning up the billions of tax dollars being wasted despite that Auditor General Michael Ferguson found that a huge amount of the money spent on government programs never reach the people they are intended to help.
The go to rationale for the latest vote buying scheme is that it creates jobs. The only problem is that these lofty promises rarely work out. In fact, they regularly cost the economy jobs.
Where are the poverty advocates and progressives who tell us how much they care about the poor? One thing for sure, they don’t care about the vast majority of First Nations directly impacted by the Trans Mountain expansion who have made it clear it’s their best hope to alleviate poverty in their communities.