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Natural Resources  Mr. Speaker, this week, Canadians were dealt two major body blows. First, the Liberals shut the door on further consultations on their cold-hearted, mean-spirited project to bash Canadian jobs and middle-class Canadians. A second body blow was the $15-billion energy east

October 6th, 2017House debate

Ed FastConservative

Taxation   of Canada finally understand that his tax reform will directly affect middle-class Canadians, especially those in the regions?

October 4th, 2017House debate

Gérard DeltellConservative

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, we recognize that Canadians have questions and concerns about making the tax system fairer. We have heard those concerns, but we are allaying them. We recognize that nothing we are doing is going to harm middle-class Canadians. This is a measure that goes after

October 4th, 2017House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

Taxation   our current system as a way of paying lower taxes than middle-class Canadians. That is unfair. That is what Canadians know, and that is what Canadians expect from this government. It is to ensure we are supporting the middle class, and those hard-working farmers and fishers right

October 4th, 2017House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

Taxation   tax reform is going to directly affect middle-class Canadians. Even Premier Couillard, the Liberal Premier of Quebec, said that it will also affect truly middle-class people, not just the super rich. This is not coming from a Conservative, but rather from the Liberal Premier

October 4th, 2017House debate

Gérard DeltellConservative

Taxation  -class Canadians. That is not fair, and that is exactly what we have committed to change. We have heard the concerns of Canadians. That is why we have committed, as we move forward with making the tax system fair, that we will do nothing to harm small businesses or the middle class.

October 4th, 2017House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, that might be what the Liberals tried to do, but the results of their action is that the wealthiest Canadians are paying less and middle-class Canadians are paying more in almost every single case. The Prime Minister has lost all credibility on this issue, and he

October 4th, 2017House debate

Andrew ScheerConservative

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, as we said from the very beginning, we are looking at making the tax system fair. Canadians know that wealthy Canadians are encouraged, with our current tax system, to use private corporations as a way to pay lower tax rates than many middle-class Canadians. We do

October 4th, 2017House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

Business of Supply   business owner, the entrepreneur, the tech start-up, or the sixth generation farming family are somehow making things harder for middle-class Canadians. That is shameful. We have a progressive tax system in Canada that has long ensured that people making more will pay more

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Erin O'TooleConservative

Taxation   that are not available to middle-class Canadians. That is a system that is not right for the long term. Finding a way to make that right while continuing to encourage people to invest in their businesses, to create growth and jobs, that is the balance we are seeking to achieve. We believe we can

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Bill MorneauLiberal

Taxation   continued to vote against measures that are helping middle-class Canadians. They continue to vote against things that we know will help our economy. What we have done is listened to Canadians. We are going to make sure that we get at the things we need to get

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Bill MorneauLiberal

Business of Supply   are not aimed at middle-class Canadians and small business owners. They will only affect a small number of particularly well off corporations. We support small businesses, we support family farms, and we support the contributions that they are making to our communities and our economy

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Jean-Claude PoissantLiberal

Business of Supply  , are exempt from what is being proposed. It is not hurting wealthy Canadians, but hard-working middle-class Canadians. During this process, if we go through the bafflegab and look at how the Liberal policies are affecting Canadians, we see from a report that came out at the same time

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Mark WarawaConservative

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, the member's question speaks volumes about the ambitions that we put forward when we campaigned in 2015, saying we would be the government that works for those who have been neglected for 10 years—that is, middle-class Canadians and those who seek to be part

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Joël LightboundLiberal

Business of Supply   to underline and outline key achievements of our government to bring about this increased fairness and to help support middle-class Canadians. When our government came into office two years ago, it made a commitment to invest in Canada's middle class. We started by lowering personal income

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Joël LightboundLiberal