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we believe, and frre to choose who and continue to serve, our nation. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
our leaders are. We are free to choose On November 11, at the Cenotaph
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Riding Update: Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA

This week, Liberal Finance Minister, Bill potential to generate revenue and attract private Hello again… West Yellowhead
Letter to the Editor Morneau presented an update on the economy and Jim Eglinski investment. With these new initiatives, the to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm
the government's finances for the next five years.
government is hoping to attract foreign investment
He announced that forecasts for GDP growth have into Canada to help deliver results. However, a
been downgraded and he unveiled new spending MP Yellowhead sluggish and unstable economy with higher taxes
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During the 2015 federal election campaign, Justin by Canadian workers, families, and job creators. increased focus on infrastructure. On this promise MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Trudeau had promised Canadians that if he With this government's increased deficit spending, as well, we see that they have failed. Of the 860
borrowed billions of dollars, a Liberal Government our economy continues to struggle. In fact, since infrastructure projects approved by the Liberals so
would be able to create jobs and grow the economy. the Prime Minister was elected, the economy hasn't far, only a few have broken ground.
This has not happened. Now, the Liberals have created a single additional full time job. Finance All of this is in complete contrast with the former
decided to double down on their unsuccessful plan. officials confirm that GDP growth will be lower Conservative Government under then Prime
In his update this week, Minister Morneau compared to the projections in Budget 2016 (from Minister Stephen Harper. While in government, we
announced that the Liberal Government will be 1.4% to 1.2% in 2016 and 2.2% to 2% in 2017). managed to deliver record infrastructure funding
borrowing an extra $32 billion over the next five The Economic Statement also announced $15 for Canadian communities.
years with not even a mention of a return to billion will go to capitalize the new Canada The Fall Economic Statement is yet another sign
balanced budgets. In fact, it appears that even their Infrastructure Bank. The Bank will use this capital that the government's growth plan is not delivering
previous long term plan to balance the budget has along with $20 billion in additional equity and debt results. The Liberal fiscal update further proves Letter to the Editor Policy
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