This week Canada received some more bad news on the economic front with a significant number of job losses in July.
It may be quiet in Ottawa, but our crack New Democrat researchers have been hard at work. While they are uncovering some information about key government programs, they have also put together some interesting facts about the outcome of the last federal election and the current parliament.
In any Democracy the power of the elected government is superior to that of the military which is always politically neutral. The glue that holds the system together is trust; between those two institutions and between those institutions and the people. A report this week, for a moment shook my trust, so let me explain what I found and why in the end my trust remains unshaken.
This week I would like to offer an update on some more unpopular and unannounced federal cuts, and some great local events that I hope to attend across our riding our summer.
Government’s get tired. It always seems to happen when they are in power for an extended period of time so it should be no surprise that, after seven years in power and with three more to go, the Harper Government is increasingly looking like a tired one.