Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Prince George—Peace River for that great question.
Unlike previous governments that made cuts on the backs of the territories, our government is providing record-high transfer payments to the territories in health care, education, and social programs. We are investing in northern infrastructure, housing, tourism, and the economy, and we are also supporting meteorological and navigational warning services and enhancing safety of marine transportation in the Arctic. We are also securing a new market access for Canadian seal products.
The Liberals and the New Democrats would eliminate the child care benefit program and raise the cost of living in the north with a carbon tax.