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Raising funds from the Chinese communist party with envelopes changing hands and daddy's foundation getting oiled?

Nothing to see there. Nothing at all.

Also, Seems like he gave away a few hundred million dollars to various countries and dodgy UN bodies just in the last couple of weeks, all the while pushing Canada deeper into debt. Daddy's foundation must be rolling in it.
 

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Trudeau did not stay out of US election. He attacked Trump several times, starting about this time last year. Trump responded in kind.
 

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For nearly a year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been pushed to say something splashy about the reality TV star who is now poised to become president south of the border.

Trudeau was asked about those comments about Muslims. About Mexican immigrants. About women.

Trudeau was careful at every turn, as the party of Abraham Lincoln twisted into something else.

He said he wouldn’t interfere in the election of another country. He proclaimed that the relationship between Canada and the United States is bigger than the one between those who hold its highest elected offices.

He promised to work with whoever would occupy the White House next January because, simply, that’s what Canadian prime ministers need to do.


http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/11/09/justin-trudeau-donald-trump-election_n_12877252.html
 

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“If we allow politicians to succeed by scaring people, we don’t actually end up any safer. Fear doesn’t make us safer. It makes us weaker.”

It sounds like he was thinking about the Stephen Harper government.
 

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Heh. Except he was responding to a question about Trump.

Stephen Harper's government was awesome. Left Canada in the best shape of all developed countries in the world after an 8-year recession in the US.
 

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I think that the Trudeau Government has been a refreshing change. There are some things that I am very pleased with, others not so much. But this is how it is with politics. I feel even better about the Trudeau Gov't when I look at the sorry field of leadership and the utter lack of talent in the declared candidates for the Conservative Party leadership race.

We now have Cabinet ministers who actually give interviews and take questions that are not reviewed in advance and responded to with words generated by the PMO.

11 years is enough for any Government. It was for Harper, Trudeau's time will come just as it has to politicians of all stripes.

Canada's debt ratio is a little misleading. My understanding is that it only takes into account the Federal accounts. If this is so it does not include the subtantial Provincial debt, defined benefit shortfalls, or debt of Provincial Crown Corps.
 

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Canada's debt ratio is a little misleading. My understanding is that it only takes into account the Federal accounts. If this is so it does not include the substantial Provincial debt, defined benefit shortfalls, or debt of Provincial Crown Corps.
True, but total debt is only one side of the ledger. On the other side is total assets and revenues which is rarely discussed by the doomers.

When considered in the full context, most economists say that Canada is in great financial shape.
 

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Raising funds from the Chinese communist party with envelopes changing hands and daddy's foundation getting oiled?

Nothing to see there. Nothing at all.

Also, Seems like he gave away a few hundred million dollars to various countries and dodgy UN bodies just in the last couple of weeks, all the while pushing Canada deeper into debt. Daddy's foundation must be rolling in it.
The Conservatives think it would be best if nobody can fund raise but them.
 

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Trudeau is doing all the right things, which leaves the PC leadership candidates advocating for all the wrong things.

On top of her immigration flub, Kellie Leitch now wants to dismantle the CBC.

Conservatives just don't get it. Canadians consider their beloved CBC as a tradition and institution that binds Canadians together.

Trudeau gets it. He restored CBC funding with $75 million this year and $150 million a year until 2021.
 

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From CPAC scrums yesterday,

The Trudeau government paved the way for the RCMP and China to work together to stop the flow of opiates.

A panel has crossed the country listening to experts and will prepare a report for the government on the legalization of marijuana.

Legislation is expected to be ready in the spring 2017.

The Liberal government restructured and increased child care benefits. The benefits will be automatically indexed by 2020.

The government is committing more money to mass transit. It will be left to municipalities how they spend it.

Lots of good things being done by the Trudeau government that is seldom in the media.
 

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Trudeau is doing all the right things, which leaves the PC leadership candidates advocating for all the wrong things.

On top of her immigration flub, Kellie Leitch now wants to dismantle the CBC.

Conservatives just don't get it. Canadians consider their beloved CBC as a tradition and institution that binds Canadians together.

Trudeau gets it. He restored CBC funding with $75 million this year and $150 million a year until 2021.
There is a peculiar implication that Conservatives are not Canadians. Also... when did "Canadians" appoint sags as the spokesman on their behalf?

I know of at least one Canadian taxpayer who is not at all happy how CBC is using his money. If you love them so much, there should be nothing stopping you from funding CBC with your own money. Perhaps Trudeau can chip in from his daddy's foundation on behalf of Chinese commies.
 

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He moves now into the second phase of his tenure in office with justice reform, marijuana legalization, end of life legislation, and other big agenda items.

Thus far, I would give Trudeau an A +. He hasn't made any glaring errors and the majority of voters are satisfied with his leadership.
Let's not be so hasty as to give him an A+ yet.

Maybe a B to leave room for any scandals,which haven't happened yet.

He does seem to have more women ministers in his cabinet than Harper did. Unlike Harper, he made a change in the Senate to remove partisan senate appointments the way Harper did.

The senators that he appoints are sitting as independents I believe. The reason for that was to restore the "chamber of sober second thought" to do their job without being subjected to party whims..ie; Duffygate and Wallin abusing that privilege.
 

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He does seem to have more women ministers in his cabinet than Harper did.
That's because there is an explicit policy to have an equal number of men and women in the cabinet.

Then of course you must have a certain number of gays and a certain number of 'visible' minorities and lets
not forget the disabled ,they have to be represented too.

Competence? Forget about it.
 

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This is a good start, but its about time we start forcing women to take up engineering and piloting so that they make up at least 50% in each profession. Conversely men should be forced into nursing, Asians into farming, strait people into the music industry and Inuit into wine-making.

We still have a long way to go before we build the perfect world, but it's a start.
 

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I would have an issue if the Liberals broke the rules that apply to all of the political parties.
Uh, you left some parts out of uh, Trudeau's promise. "It's time for a change in this country my friends, real change." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wD5FAzvltpI But now their defense for all it's "the Conservatives did it too."

You also left out his promise of "no preferential access to government..." http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberals-fundraiser-conflict-letter-1.3838512

A six figure donation and $50K for a statue for Trudeau's father by someone connected to the Chinese government, waiting Fed. approval for a bank opening is starting to sound like the Clinton Foundation. Iran, Qatar next with such generous donations?

The public is not stupid just patient. Canadians won't let him ruin Canada by being another spending fool like his father was.
 
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