Sunday, September 19, 2021

Election Campaign Day 31: Leaders talk climate, child care, vaccine options and cheap cellphone charges

With less than a week before election day, party leaders continued to promote their platforms on the campaign trail on 14 September. From liberals’ climate policies to From the Tories’ childcare promises and an NDP plan for cheap cell phone and Internet services, here’s a roundup of the day’s top campaign announcements.


Richmond, BC at an expedition stop in September 14, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau reiterated the party’s environmental policies, including banning single-use plastics and putting a price on pollution across Canada.

Trudeau too defended Regarding media reports His book was republished in 2016 by a Chinese-state-owned publishing house after becoming prime minister.

Responding to a reporter’s question whether he had sought approval from the federal ethics commissioner before his memoir was published in China when he was seeking a free trade deal and extradition treaty with the country, Trudeau said he did not play any part in the deal. .

“The international editions of my book are completely handled by the publisher,” he said.

“All profits from that book go to the Canadian Red Cross,” he continued. “I don’t see a penny and I don’t care where it gets translated or sold.”

Asked whether this meant Trudeau was actually cleared by the federal ethics commissioner, Trudeau replied that the commissioner “cleared all of my sources of income several times.”

According to globeTrudeau’s publisher, HarperCollins, struck a deal with Yilin Press of Nanjing, China, which is owned by Jiangsu Phoenix Publishing & Media, a state-owned enterprise that takes orders from the Department of Publicity. Jiangsu Provincial Communist Party Committee to republish Trudeau’s 2014 memoir “Common Ground” in Chinese under the title ‘The Legend Continues’.

Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole Mortgage To increase child care affordability in a declaration on September 14 in Russell, Ontario.

If selected, O’Toole will convert the child care expense deduction into a refundable tax credit that will cover up to 75 percent Eligible child care expenses for low-income families.

“We will leave it to the parents to decide what type of child care works best for them, rather than just helping some families,” he said. video posted on twitter same day.

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh promises to fix cellphone and internet fees during election campaign Toronto on 14 September.

NDP Plan This includes mandating that telcos provide unlimited wireless data options at reduced rates and removing data caps for broadband internet.

The plan would also introduce a Telecom Consumers’ Rights Bill to “protect Canadians from unfair wireless and Internet sales and services practices” and “end gouging for good”.

stop during a campaign Fort McMurray, Alberta On September 13, PPC leader Maxime Bernier told attendees that his party had been unfairly portrayed by media outlets as “anti-vaccine”.

“We respect everybody, and the mainstream media, they were quick to say ‘Oh ppc, they’re anti-vaccine, anti-mask, anti-everything,'” he said.

“No. We are for freedom, so we are for freedom of choice. Everyone… has to decide whether they want to get vaccinated or not.

Bernier too posted on twitter On the same day his party will oppose “vaccine passports and other authoritarian measures imposed by the provinces.”

Organized by Green Party leader Annie Paul Press conference With local candidates on September 14 in Charlottetown, PEI.

Paul also spoke about the need for cross-party collaboration and collaboration to address the climate change policies that his party advocates.

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This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

Election Campaign Day 31: Leaders talk climate, child care, vaccine options and cheap cellphone charges
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