Mr. Speaker, some of Canada's best successes are its policies on seniors. They include, in particular, the retirement income system and programs to reduce the number of low income seniors by 90%.
We have improved seniors' quality of life, as the following facts prove.
We are the only G-7 country with a perfectly balanced public pension plan, the long term sustainability of which has been proven by experts.
Seniors in Canada benefit from our five year plan to cut taxes and grant over $2 billion per year in tax credits, such as the age credit and the pension income credit.
We fund the New Horizons program for seniors to enable them to lead active lives and contribute to their communities.
There are fewer seniors living below the poverty line than any other group in Canada. This Liberal government believes that it is critical for seniors to remain in good health—