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Election 42 Notes

Child-care

  • NDP :: National $15/day daycare + keep Universal Child Care Benefit from Conservatives
  • Conservatives :: Universal Child Care Benefit (taxable)
  • Liberals :: Canada Child Benefit (non-taxable)

Senate

  • NDP :: Abolish
  • Conservatives :: No new appointments, let provinces deal with it
  • Liberals :: Reform

C-51

  • NDP :: Repeal
  • Conservatives :: Keep
  • Liberals :: Reform

Taxes

  • NDP :: Raise corporate taxes, lower small business tax, remove stock option tax-benefit (pay full tax, not 50%)
  • Conservatives :: Home renovation tax credit, bump RRSP first-time home buyer withdrawal limit from $25K to $35K
  • Liberals :: Lower middle-class taxes, new tax bracket above $200k, remove income splitting

Environment

  • NDP :: Lower emissions, increase renewable energy production, preserve national parks
  • Conservatives :: Nothing
  • Liberals :: Focus on clean tech, preserve national parks

Transit

  • NDP :: Commit funds to transit infrastructure
  • Conservatives :: Nothing
  • Liberals :: Nothing

Aboriginal Rights

  • NDP :: National public inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women within 100 days of taking office
  • Conservatives :: Nothing
  • Liberals :: Build renewed relationship with gov’t, National public inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women

Electoral Reform

  • NDP :: Mixed Member Parliament
  • Conservatives :: Require national referendum for any electoral reform
  • Liberals :: Committee to find best alternative (MMP, SRV)

International Trade

  • All pro-TPP

Foreign Relations

  • NDP :: Nothing
  • Conservatives :: Anti-Russia, anti-Iran
  • Liberals :: Better relationships with US

Coalition Government

  • NDP :: Depends on the day
  • Conservatives :: No one to form with
  • Liberals :: Absolutely not

Science

  • NDP :: Encourage free speech, create Parliamentary science watchdog (give Parliament info and expert advice on issues)
  • Conservatives :: Abolish (jk, but not rlly)
  • Liberals :: Encourage free speech, create Chief Science Officer
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