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Housing  Mr. Speaker, a sucker punch is what Canadians received from the Prime Minister. He promised them low interest rates for a long time. He said that debt was without consequence and that the budget would balance itself. None of those things came true, and interest rates are now 19

June 7th, 2023House debate

Pierre PoilievreConservative

Finance committee   in their debt-to-GDP ratio. It is just wild how their forecasts can be that far off. It makes one wonder what the next forecast will look like. This is the same government that told us that the budget will balance itself. I guess that type of economic dreaming—I'll put it charitably—has

May 25th, 2023Committee meeting

Philip LawrenceConservative

Finance committee   that, with the government, from the very first promise that the budget would balance itself.... As Prime Minister Harper said, there would be these itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny little deficits. Guess what. Prime Minister Harper was right. Those deficits became perennial deficits, and you see that. Keynesian

May 2nd, 2023Committee meeting

Philip LawrenceConservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2023, No. 1   this solemn promise to run modest deficits for a very short period of time in order to fund unprecedented infrastructure construction that would lead to economic growth that would allow the budget to balance itself. Every part of that critical, election-winning promise turned out

May 1st, 2023House debate

Pat KellyConservative

The Budget  Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to budget 2023 on behalf of the great people of Simcoe—Grey. I was hoping to have the opportunity today to congratulate the budget for balancing itself, but alas it appears we all must still wait for that miracle. Not a day

April 18th, 2023House debate

Terry DowdallConservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2023, No. 1   Minister believed that the budget would balance itself, claimed he was not interested in monetary policy and took on debt so people would not have to. He is now advising, with a serious face, that Canadians should be fine with using their credit cards to pay for tuition and home

April 25th, 2023House debate

Larry BrockConservative

Business of Supply   expect from a guy who said that the budget will balance itself? The failure of carbon pricing in Canada is in stark contrast to the success Americans have had in reducing their emissions. They did not bend to climate activists, but instead used technology and did things like

February 7th, 2023House debate

Clifford SmallConservative

Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022   the promised $10 billion. We also saw no intention to balance that same budget. The Prime Minister said the budget would balance itself. It has not. The Prime Minister has doubled all debt and has added more debt to Canada's financial rolls than all other prime ministers combined. I have

December 7th, 2022House debate

Frank CaputoConservative

Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022   platitudes and offered remarkably out-of-touch budgeting tips to Canadians. Unlike this costly coalition that thinks it can keep spending and spending and that the budget will balance itself, Canadians already understand that they have to have a budget. The one in five Canadians skipping

November 21st, 2022House debate

Rosemarie FalkConservative

Business of Supply  , to any normal responsible government, this additional tax revenue would be a windfall and help to allow a budget to balance itself, as the Prime Minister likes to say, but I understand the government has a severe spending problem. Even this doubling in revenue is not nearly enough

October 20th, 2022House debate

Jake StewartConservative

Business of Supply   balance itself? He said there was no economic case for shipping natural gas from Newfoundland and Labrador to Europe, because of the distance. We are just 4,000 km from Europe. However, the U.S., with its LNG plants in Texas, more than twice the distance from Europe, exports a billion

October 20th, 2022House debate

Clifford SmallConservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1   will balance itself and that monetary policy is not a priority. When looking at the overall picture of the Liberal government’s spending, the numbers are concerning to say the very least. In just over six years, government spending has increased by 53%, yet Canadians are worse off than

May 5th, 2022House debate

Robert Gordon KitchenConservative

Economic and Fiscal Update Implementation Act, 2021  , and all of us here, to be good stewards of their money? When we think about finances, and I recognize that no government is perfect, the Prime Minister previously said things such as “the budget would balance itself” and that the budget would be balanced by 2019. I believe

May 3rd, 2022House debate

Frank CaputoConservative

The Economy   tax for the feds to squander. It's a tax grab and I'm upset. I'm on a limited and fixed budget. This hurts me financially. I know the Prime Minister could care less about me and my family. He figures my budget will balance itself. I love our country, but my family just cannot

February 16th, 2022House debate

Ziad AboultaifConservative

Veterans Affairs   been hired to alleviate the current backlog. Apparently, according to the government, veterans are asking for more than we can give them. That is straight from the Prime Minister. The budget never balanced itself. Will the backlog of veterans also clear itself, in the government's

December 15th, 2021House debate

Frank CaputoConservative