A big jump in the number of guest workers is hurting low-wage employees and others across Canada, according to economists. The number of non-permanent foreign workers arriving in Canada each year has DOUBLED in the past decade, escalating particularly after the federal Liberal government was elected in 2015.
Speaking to the South China Morning Post while in Hong Kong, McCallum said “Anything that is more negative against Canada will help the Conservatives, [who] are much less friendly to China than the Liberals.” (SCMP )
According to the Post Millennial, Conservative MP John Barlow highlighted in Parliament that the Liberals were taking “$18 million from taxpayers to fund a private airport at the elite Cabot Links golf resort.” Barlow further added that the airport was for their “millionaire friends to park their private jets.”
When comparing the value of Justin Trudeau’s tax rate reduction with the loss of tax credits, 80% of middle-class families experienced an increase in their federal tax burden since 2015.
The Liberals will give the CRA $444.4 million over five years to combat tax avoidance by hiring more auditors, improving the quality of the investigative work involved and developing a “robust business intelligence infrastructure.”
Recent immigrants to Canada take an average of $6051 more from the government per year than they provide. For dispossessed refugees without any history in Canada, that number is likely to be even higher.
Canada is among seven countries that are “most vulnerable to a debt crisis” within the next three years, Forbes magazine says in a new analysis.
In Canada, though, we haven’t yet had a proper debate on what sort of policies should shape our evolving relationship with Asia
Tuesday’s federal budget provided an additional $245 million over five years to bring in the remaining 10,000 people needed to meet the Liberal promise to resettle 25,000 government assisted Syrian refugees by the end of 2016.
“It really does not matter whether the Liberals’ actions are motivated by politics, ideology or antipathy. What matters is the impact these policy reversals have on Canadians.”