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Employment Insurance  Mr. Speaker, I thank my NDP colleague for her remarks. Since taking office in 2015, our government has faced two overarching challenges. First, we have been working very hard to implement our own agenda of real change to help middle-class Canadians and those working very hard

December 13th, 2017House debate

Adam VaughanLiberal

Taxation   Canadian-controlled private corporations to pay lower tax rates than middle-class Canadians, those Conservatives went on the warpath, scared everyone across the country, and are now sheepish that we are lowering taxes on small businesses as of January 1. They can do nothing but give

December 13th, 2017House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister said he would lower taxes for the middle class, but he actually raised taxes on public transit, children's sports and arts activities, camping, and even beer and wine. In fact, 80% of middle-class Canadians are paying more taxes

December 13th, 2017House debate

Andrew ScheerConservative

Taxation   their taxes down to a lower rate than that paid by middle-class Canadians. This simplification will not only help many people continue to do what they are doing to help their families, but it will also ensure that the wealthiest Canadians do not benefit even more.

December 13th, 2017House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, our government is proud to talk about the reductions in taxes we have made across this country for nine million Canadians as our first act of government. We lowered taxes on middle-class Canadians. Nine out of 10 families saw a significant change of $540

December 12th, 2017House debate

Bill MorneauLiberal

Taxation   on December 7, 2015, was to raise taxes on the wealthiest 1% and lower them for nine million Canadians. For the people at home watching this, for middle-class Canadians it is $670,000-plus per year, on average. For a couple it is $1,340 more in its pockets. We recognize that a prosperous

December 8th, 2017House debate

Joël LightboundLiberal

Canada Elections Act   year. I am sorry, but middle-class Canadians and those working hard to join them do not have $1,500 to give to a political party. Only those who are very well off can afford to do that. I think the proposed compromise of lowering the maximum to $500 is perfectly reasonable

December 7th, 2017House debate

Alexandre BoulericeNDP

Canada Elections Act   in the public interest? Middle-class Canadians do not have access to these private $1,500-a-plate dinners with the Prime Minister, for example. Even people interested in politics see a problem with that. As for our respective party supporters, those who believe in us enough to give

December 7th, 2017House debate

Michel BoudriasBloc

Ethics  Mr. Speaker, the tax policy the member mentioned, which was announced on December 7, 2015, is one that we are proud of. We increased taxes for the 1% so we could lower them for nine million middle-class Canadians. That was one of our campaign promises, and that is why we were

December 7th, 2017House debate

Joël LightboundLiberal

Salaries Act   of equal treatment, and it only applies to ministers. The Prime Minister’s cosmetic reorganization will not affect middle-class Canadian women in the job market. In truth, the bill is condescending, and only emphasizes the absurd fact that, for the government, men and women

December 7th, 2017House debate

Anne Minh-Thu QuachNDP

Salaries Act  . It is taking more out of the wallets of middle-class Canadians. It is going after vulnerable Canadians, like diabetics, to raise revenue for this cash-strapped, spendthrift government. It is declaring war on small businesses. While the government makes Canadians pay, when it comes

December 7th, 2017House debate

Michael CooperConservative

Taxation   are ensuring that the middle class enjoys the benefits of this growth. To that end, we have maintained low tax rates for middle-class Canadians, small businesses, and family businesses that support our communities. First, we cut personal income tax rates for the middle class and increased

December 6th, 2017House debate

Serge CormierLiberal

Taxation  -class Canadians are looking forward to.

December 6th, 2017House debate

Dominic LeBlancLiberal

Taxation   of thousands of jobs for middle-class Canadians. That is something we committed to in the last election campaign. That is something our government was proud to do. With respect to the changes for private corporations, the Leader of the Opposition knows very well that we said that those

December 6th, 2017House debate

Dominic LeBlancLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, in hindsight, small business owners, the hard-working, middle-class Canadians who just want to earn a living for their families and create jobs for our communities, should have seen this coming. I am talking about the coffee shop down the street, the person who cuts

December 5th, 2017House debate

Blake RichardsConservative