Money Canada election: What federal leaders have pledged on the economy
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Federal parties vying for victoryare making a range of promises on how they will better the .
Liberal Leader, the Conservatives’ , New Democrat , Bloc Québécois Leader and the Green Party’s have made announcements on how they plan to grow the economy and make life more affordable.
Here’s a list of economic pledges leaders have made.
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Conservative Party of Canada
May 5: Scheer says a Conservative government wouldin five years.
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May 16: In a speech at the Economic Club of Canada, Scheer unveils aon the economy, including “a Canada fuelled exclusively by Canadians by 2030.”
June 3: Scheer says that as prime minister,an interprovincial free trade agreement as he dubs “a closer and freer federation.”
June 18: A Conservative government wouldfor pipeline approvals and, at times, invoke federal jurisdictions, the Tories say.
June 20: The Conservatives promise to revoke, saying the Liberal bill will “phase out Canada’s oil and gas industry.”
Aug. 20: Scheer says he will make maternity and parentalproviding a non-refundable tax credit of 15 per cent and including a corresponding credit to apply in Quebec.
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Sept. 6: Scheer says if elected, his government would create a certification system to let consumers know if certain digital products meet federal security standards. He dubs it a “Canada Cyber Safe” certification.
Sept. 13: Scheer promises to bring back thewhich the party says is part of its environmental plan.
Sept. 15: The Conservativesslicing the rate from 15 per cent to 13.75 per cent.
Sept. 16: The Tories promise aand a children’s art and learning credit, with additional money for parents of children with disabilities.
Sept. 17: Conservatives promise toto the registered education savings plan from 20 per cent to 30 per cent for every dollar families add to the savings program, up to $2,500 per year.
Sept. 18: Conservatives say they can find $1.5 billion in savings each year by eliminating some of the federal funding received by businesses. Scheer says a Conservative government will review all federal business subsidies and eliminate programs in which the funds benefit shareholders, corporate executives, foreign companies, lobbyists or consultants.
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Sept. 19: Scheer pledges toby $1,000 to save individual seniors up to $150 per year and couples as much as $300 per year.
Sept. 23: Scheer says he’d return to allowing people toto help lower monthly payments. Conservatives would also ease what’s known as the stress test on mortgages and remove the test altogether from mortgage renewals.
Sept. 24: Scheer hasthe decision by the Liberals that increased the tax rate on small business investments and made it harder for companies to pay dividends to family members.
Sept. 25: Tories promise to provide eligible households a 20 per cent refundable tax credit for green improvements to their homes of between $1,000 and $20,000 as part of a two-year program.
Sept. 28: The Conservatives would create a national energy corridor to carry oil, gas, hydroelectricity and telecommunications from coast to coast.
Sept. 30: A Conservative government would make it easier for thousands of people to get a federal disability tax credit, the party says.
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Oct. 1: A Conservative government would reduce foreign aid spending by 25 per cent, cutting funding to middle- and upper-income countries and hostile regimes.
Oct. 3: Scheer promises to reduce the number of service hours required for volunteer firefighters and search-and-rescue workers to 150 from 200 in order to qualify for a non-refundable tax credit to offset costs for supplies.
Oct. 7: Scheer pledges to getat Canada's national museums.
Oct. 8: Scheer promises a Conservative federal government would try to unclog commuter traffic in Canada's biggest city by funding a pair of projects to extend Toronto's subway.
Liberal Party of Canada
Sept. 12: Trudeau promises anfor Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria, B.C., housing markets.
Sept. 13: Trudeau promises to eliminate the “swipe fee” merchants pay to credit-card companies on every transaction, reduce the cost of federal incorporation, make federal business advisory services fee-free, create a voluntary payroll system to automate records for small businesses, launch a pilot project to give up to $50,000 to as many as 2,000 entrepreneurs to help them start businesses and give $250 to new businesses to develop a website or e-commerce platform.
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Sept. 16: A Liberal government wouldfor children in before- and after-school childcare programs, Trudeau says.
Sept. 17: The Liberals promise that, if re-elected, they will boost the Canada Child Benefit and make.
Sept. 18: A re-elected Liberal government would increaseby an extra 10 per cent once a senior turns 75 and boost the Canada Pension Plan survivor’s benefit by 25 per cent.
Sept. 22: Trudeau promises that a re-elected Liberal government would make sure middle-class income earnersof earnings.
Sept. 22: Trudeau promises to cut cellphone bills.
Sept. 30: As, the Liberals are promising to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 and employment insurance sickness benefits to 26 weeks from 15 weeks.
New Democratic Party
Feb 20:he would reintroduce 30-year terms to mortgages insured by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation for people who qualify for mortgages but need extra room in their budget. He says the NDP plans to build 500,000 affordable homes in the next decade, including investments in co-operative and non-market affordable housing units.
Sept. 2: New Democrats say the party would “immediately” establish a.
Sept. 13: The NDP promises the introduction of a price cap on cellphone and internet services, backed by a Telecom Consumers’ Bill of Rights, to make plans affordable and to end caps on internet usage.
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QUEBEC — Dismissed as a party on life support, the Bloc Québécois roared back to life Monday, leaving a trail of defeated New Democratic Party candidates in its wake and disappointed Conservatives who again failed to make gains in the province. And the Liberal vote in Quebec proved more durable than many anticipated. As election results poured in from all over Quebec, it was clear the Bloc would be avenging its losses to the New Democrats in 2011 and the Liberals in 2015. It was not the sweep of 1993, when the Bloc won 54 seats and formed the official opposition in its first general election. But it was a big win. As of 1 a.m.
Sept. 14: The NDP vows to establish a Canadian Food Strategy aimed at building and linking local producers to consumers.
Sept. 14: Singh promises a, however he says the money is contingent on keeping auto jobs in Canada.
Sept. 20: Singh says an NDP government would end “pension theft” and ensure that if a company goes bankrupt, workers do not lose a portion of their pension.
Sept. 25: NDP promise to spend $20 million for a dedicated RCMP unit to investigate money laundering, launch a national registry to show who profits from real estate and institute a 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers to address housing speculation.
Sept. 26: Singh promises to makeas part of the party’s housing strategy. It would cost $1.35 billion per year and another $450 million from the provinces starting next year, the party says.
Sept. 28: Singh promises $30 million in funding to reduce B.C. Ferries fares, says he wants to make it cheaper for families relying on the service.
Sept. 30: An NDP government wouldto create 500,000 new childcare spaces in Canada.
Oct. 8: The NDP promises to immediately remove all interest on current and future post-secondary federal student loans and replace student loans with non-repayable grants.
Green Party of Canada
May 16: The Green Party unveils an extensive climate action planwhich includes ending all imports of foreign oil and prioritizing “adaptation measures” for Canada’s agriculture, fishing and forestry industries.
Aug. 8: May reveals aCanadian fossil-fuel workers to jobs in the renewable energy sector.
Sept. 25: Greens promise to raise new revenue by taxing financial transactions at 0.5 per cent, close a capital gains loophole and impose a one per cent tax on wealth above $20 million. The party would also allocate one per cent of the GST to housing and other municipal infrastructure, balance the budget in fiscal year 2024-25, if economic circumstances allow, and implement a tax on “sugary drinks.”
Sept. 26: Under the Greens’ climate change plan,and move Canada to a carbon-free electricity grid system.
Sept. 29: Green Partyon companies that replace workers with machines.
Sept. 15: The Bloc Québécois releases its election platform, which includes a range of promises on the economy. Some promises include protecting Quebec companies from takeovers, supporting startup companies, targeting companies that use tax havens and preserving supply-management systems.
— With files from the Canadian Press
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