“Jagmeet can credibly tell voters it was he and his MPs who pushed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to increase the value and duration of the several financial-support programs that have sustained nearly nine million Canadians since March 2020”.https://ipolitics.ca – By Andrew Perez Published on Jul 22, 2021
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The cost of Trudeau’s empty words
Justin Trudeau says the right things during elections. But his record shows he has no intention of delivering on his commitments. And that’s costing Canadians:
- He promised action on housing. He broke is promise to bring in a speculation tax and home prices are up $300,000 since 2015.
- He promised to reduce phone bills by $1,000 for families. He’s didn’t do it and he’s now abandoned that promise.
- He promised action on pharmacare. He hasn’t put a new cent in his platform for it. Universal pharmacare would save families $550 a year.
- He promised to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies. Subsidies are up $900 million.
- He promised clean drinking water by 2021. Over 30 communities are still under long-term boil water advisories.
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Reality check: Trudeau walks away from commitments to Canadians
By calling an early election, Justin Trudeau has abandoned key commitments on:
- The housing crisis. Since Trudeau promised action in 2019, prices are up $174,800.
- Prescription drugs. Trudeau voted against universal pharmacare in February.
- Cell phone bills. Despite Trudeau’s promises, Canadians still pay the highest data costs in the developed world.
- Conversion therapy. Trudeau’s election call kills the proposed ban and ensures the practice is still legal in Canada.
- Clean drinking water. Trudeau promised clean drinking water for Indigenous communities by March 2021. 31 communities remain under boil water advisories.
Justin Trudeau launches his selfish summer election
MONTREAL – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh
“Justin Trudeau doesn’t want a majority so he can do more for people. He wants it so he can do even less,” said Singh. “I’m ready to fight for working people, to make the ultra-rich and big corporations pay their fair share, and to build a recovery that works for everyone.”
Singh noted that people across Canada are already facing bigger challenges than before. It’s getting harder and harder to find a family supporting job, the climate is in crisis, the housing market is out of reach, and there is a growing need for better seniors’ care and mental health supports.
“After six years, we know a lot about Mr. Trudeau. He wants to look like he cares. He says the right thing but has no intention of doing it,” said Singh. “Calling an election two years early – in a pandemic – shows that he doesn’t want to follow through on his promises. And you will pay the price.”
Throughout the pandemic, Jagmeet Singh and the NDP fought to deliver more for people across Canada. While Justin Trudeau said the right things, he cut pandemic supports for families and seniors who are struggling. Mr. Trudeau failed to deliver on his commitment to get clean drinking water to First Nations, and under his leadership, Canada became the only G7 country whose carbon emissions went up.
“We’re all looking forward to brighter days, but we’re also worried about the future.” said Singh. “After six years of Mr. Trudeau, life isn’t any easier for most of us. The only people who seem to be getting ahead are the billionaires who got richer in the pandemic. We need to build a recovery that works for all of us, not just those at the top.”
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