The Trudeau government deserves some credit for measures that help the middle class, such as the Child Benefit, the expanded Canada Pension Plan, and more emphasis on training. But as the OECD points out, slow wage growth is the prime reason for stagnant middle-class incomes.
We cannot afford the luxury of debating ineffective, inhumane, and potentially unconstitutional reforms to segregation, especially not when individuals across the country are still being subjected to this cruel practice.
As Jody Wilson-Raybould said, we 'can and must do better.' One hopes that at least with regard to that parting wisdom, the prime minister may join the rest of us in receiving the advice of his former attorney general.
Julian Assange should have gone to Sweden, because the Swedes would have been less likely to grant an extradition request than the British government under David Cameron, the Conservative prime minister at the time. Poor judgement.
This Parliamentary Budget Office report should serve as a wake-up call to the Liberals that the infrastructure program isn’t stimulating the economy or getting more projects built. Instead, it’s failing Canadians.
While the funding is a step in the right direction, many more steps are needed to ensure all Canadians have access to a basic service that’s fundamental to participating in nearly every facet of the modern world.
The only magic the Liberals will see is how they allowed bureaucrats to pass the wand over an election promise that made not just veterans’ benefits disappear but veterans’ votes for Liberals in the next election.