#51 Fighting for Pipelines in Court, Government Childcare a Pricey Proposal, and Ontario’s French University Flops

Episode 55 February 09, 2021 00:27:39
#51 Fighting for Pipelines in Court, Government Childcare a Pricey Proposal, and Ontario’s French University Flops
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#51 Fighting for Pipelines in Court, Government Childcare a Pricey Proposal, and Ontario’s French University Flops
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Show Notes

News at the Top – Fighting for Pipelines in Court

We head to the Alberta Court of Appeal to fight Trudeau’s Bill C-69, better known as the No More Pipelines Law.

Our Alberta Director Franco Terrazano and our Federal Director Aaron Wudrick talk about how much money Canadians are losing due to a lack of pipeline capacity.

Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/wudrick-and-terrazzano-taxpayers-are-losing-billions-without-pipelines?utm_source=Action+Updates&utm_campaign=48a8c46bc4-MC_g_FightBillC69_020520&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_59605796e2-48a8c46bc4-35402461

Deep Dive – Government Childcare a Pricey Proposal

With speculation flying about a national childcare program, B.C. Director Kris Sims and Quebec Director Renaud Brossard talk about the potential price tag for a national government childcare program.

Link: https://ipolitics.ca/2020/10/08/quebecs-auditor-general-flags-daycare-shortage-lack-of-access-to-family-doctors/

Waste Watch – Ontario’s French University Flops

The Ontario and federal governments recently launched Université de l'Ontario français – Ontario’s new French university.

With only a handful of applicants, the project could cost taxpayers at least $400,000 per student. Renaud stays on to break down the expensive failure with our Ontario Director, Jasmine Moulton.

Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-french-university-applications-1.5884181

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