Election 2015 - Canada's new Liberal government

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What's your prediction for the 2015 election outcome?

Poll closed Oct 19, 2015.
  1. Conservative Majority

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  2. Conservative Minority

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  3. Liberal Majority

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    23.1%
  4. Liberal Minority

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    65.4%
  5. NDP Majority

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  6. NDP Minority

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  1. Smokey

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    Have you watched even 12-15 seconds of Trudeau during question period? The latest one being his $400 billion dollar interest free loan to Bombardier. The man is a buffoon. He has to be one of the least intelligent people I've ever heard speak in my entire life. He's a fucking embarrassment
     
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  2. Boots

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  4. Boots

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    What does today's DOW have to do with Canada's 4th quarter of 2016? Trump wasn't even officially President until January 20th. If you want to give the US President credit for Canada's economic growth, then at least give it to the right US President.
     
  5. Ameter

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    He's pointing out that giving credit for that to the Liberals isn't exactly appropriate.
     
  6. Boots

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  7. billybob

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    Doesn't matter what context you use. That is Ontario sized debt for one term.

    It isnt disappointing or frustrating, it is straight up frightening.
     
  8. Ameter

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  9. BenFrank

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    RC's awfully quiet regarding yesterday's budget drop.

    Trudeau kept his promise about running modest $10 Billion deficits this time right??
     
  10. Boots

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    I read it in the paper and was like... wait.... how much debt? God damn.
     
  11. Boots

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    Not really news they weren't sticking to the $10 billion. Wasn't much interesting in the budget from what I saw.
     
  12. Ameter

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    Let's just hope the Conservatives don't pick an alt-right idiot to be their leader so that there's some viable opposition to vote for...
     
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    I think the fact they are looking for more ways to tax our doctors is scary. We are trying to retain the people who became educated in Canada, not drive them away.
     
  14. Duggan

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    It is going to be a rough two years, our health minister is the furthest thing from healthy, Notley is so condescending. Contracts for locally available products and services are being awarded to out of province companies. I am interested to see if the united party comes to fruition soon.
     
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    Sadly the wild rose merging with the PCs just makes the PCs become an alt-right party
     
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    You're probably right, I actually don't mind the carbon tax if it is implemented properly and on the right things. Having Carbon tax on NG when it is a necessity for people to heat their homes is ludicrous. It is not curbing any behavior like a carbon tax on fuel or coal. NG is clean burning, and people have no choice when it is -30.

    I drive a vehicle that isn't awesome on fuel, but I will gladly pay for the difference. I am not a hypocrite SJW like our friend who decided to up and quit RC, if they want to place a sin tax on me fine, but don't make families suffer who can't afford it.
     
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    I was going to post something, but there really wasn't anything in the budget. A bunch of buzz words and some specifics on how to allocate funds already announced but nothing substantive at all.

    I'm not sure what is worse, a new tax without mentioning it during the campaign, the lie about the deficit, or the fact they have at this point zero intentions of returning to a balance. Lets not forget the $127k bill to the Aga Khan's island. But nice hair though. I am so mad at myself for believing his bullshit.
     
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    That's pretty well how I look at - I'm about consumption. If I'm poor and I'm buying necessities they shouldn't be taxed. If I'm buying a bottle of whiskey, or going to a movie, then jack it up a bit. Tax luxuries, not necessities.
     
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  19. Smokey

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    You really are way too intelligent to fall for that windsock. At least you've realized it now, some people still support him :bowdownro
     
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  20. Boots

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    He's the leader of our country and there are no capable alternatives. He should be supported unless he does something gravely wrong.
     
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    No, he should not be given a pass for the things he does wrong. You can criticize your leader for his failings without being "unsupportive"
     
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    disagree

    i voted for him, but i doubt i will be doing so again

    unless oleary is the alternative
     
  23. Boots

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    I don't mean you need to cheer the guy on. Just that calling him a pretty boy school teacher doesn't do any good for anybody. Our politics are getting way too much like the US. Too divided.
     
  24. billybob

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    Our politics? Have you looked at the world lately?
     
  25. Ameter

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    I agree that we should stick to criticizing people on their policies. We need to keep respect in the process.
     
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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberal-legal-marijuana-pot-1.4041902

    The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018.

    CBC News has learned that the legislation will be announced during the week of April 10 and will broadly follow the recommendation of a federally appointed task force that was chaired by former liberal Justice Minister Anne McLellan.

    Bill Blair, the former Toronto police chief who has been stickhandling the marijuana file for the government, briefed the Liberal caucus on the roll-out plan and the legislation during caucus meetings this weekend.
     
  27. Boots

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    Hopefully NS doesn't fuck this up
     
  28. C. Mike Hunt

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    I have all the faith in the world that McNeil will handle this with the utmost of competence.

    Yes, I'm being sarcastic.
     
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    Notley looks like she does lots of drugs, so she will be on board.
     
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    I'd be surprised if he's still Premier
     
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    Canada day 2018? Nope
     
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    Seriously? I'm not here to tell you he's the best premier ever, but I will point out that his competition is a little weak.
     
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    While I agree with you, he hasn't exactly been making friends with too many people.
     
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    I was going to post this in the other thread that BeakerBeaker said something being too much fun for NS. I read in the weekend paper that NS is making a guy turn in his personalized plate, which is his last name, because his last name is Grabher and it's offensive.
     
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    NS is totally gonna fuck this up
     
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