Jeremy Arney on Bitumen Pipelines.
After agreeing to the toxification of the Sacred Headwater Aquafer in NE BC via the LNG fracking process, and a damn (Site C ) being built on very unstable foundations and based on absolutely false need, Prime Minister Trudeau made three announcements on tar pipe lines and I offer these comments:
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Comment on the New Liberal Government
from Jeremy Arney – Leader of CAP
This last month we have been presented with our worst fears about the so called “sunny days” government of Canada.
We understood that sunny days and sunny ways meant that we had elected a government that was willing to listen to us and work with us and for us. That concept was refreshing and even a little encouraging despite some inherent reservations.
Yes, we saw a balanced cabinet, yes we saw an initial change in the atmosphere in the House when it convened to pass some immediate tax relief for the upper “middle class” – really how many Canadians are actually in the “middle class” bracket? For those on CPP and OAS or those struggling to make $40,00 per year it was a completely meaningless exercise.
But what has happened since then to give Canadians the idea that we are important, that we matter, that indeed we even count as far as this federal government is concerned?
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From Jeremy Arney – Leader of CAP
Fall economic Update by Minister of Finance for Canada in the Canadian House of Commons 1st November 2016
At approximately 1524 in the update the Minister of Finance announced this, and I quote from Hansard:
“Our communities need to keep people and goods moving. Our most vulnerable citizens need housing. Our kids need and deserve clean air and clean water. Our country needs long-term economic growth.
To solve these challenges, we need to think even bigger. We need reliable partners. Canada’s pension funds and institutional investors around the world have world-leading expertise and they are eager to make big, long-term investments in Canada.
I am happy to announce that the Government of Canada is establishing a new Canada infrastructure bank, through which at least $35 billion will flow to help us undertake transformative projects that might not otherwise get built. This bank will allow us to create thousands of jobs, get more projects built, and attract $4 to $5 in private capital for every tax dollar invested. That is progress.”
Then at 1525 or so this:
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