#27 Trudeau Tosses His Fiscal Anchors, Ford Gets Taxpayer Money to CUT Jobs, and Tesla’s Crappy Car Nets Big Subsidies

Episode 31 October 06, 2020 00:24:49
#27 Trudeau Tosses His Fiscal Anchors, Ford Gets Taxpayer Money to CUT Jobs, and Tesla’s Crappy Car Nets Big Subsidies
Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
#27 Trudeau Tosses His Fiscal Anchors, Ford Gets Taxpayer Money to CUT Jobs, and Tesla’s Crappy Car Nets Big Subsidies

Oct 06 2020 | 00:24:49

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Show Notes

News at the Top – Trudeau Tosses His Fiscal Anchors

Canada is looking at a $1 trillion deficit, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is shrugging off the debt like it’s no big deal. Credit ratings agencies tell a different, much more concerning story.

Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/moody-s-blackrock-seek-road-map-from-trudeau-for-canada-s-debt-1.1498340

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Deep Dive – Ford Gets Taxpayer Money to CUT Jobs 5:00

Both the federal and Ontario governments are getting ready to hand over $500 million to Ford Motor Company in corporate welfare, but 400 people will lose their jobs.

Links: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-unifor-contract-talks-with-fiat-chrysler-set-to-begin-this-week-after/

Waste Watch – Tesla’s Crappy Car Nets Big Subsidies 19:40

Tesla’s expensive cars didn’t qualify for subsidies so it made a crappier model and now collects millions. We have the exclusive story on the ridiculous spending. 

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/tesla-takes-canadian-taxpayers-for-60-million-subsidy-ride?id=18673

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