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Rona Ambrose: Australian voters have “ballots the size of dorm-room posters.”
Rona Ambrose: “Our allies have … been clear that Canada should leave our CF-18s in the fight” against Islamic State
Rona Ambrose: In Saudi Arabia, “what’s changed … is these beheadings, and particularly of a religious cleric.”
Rona Ambrose: “There’s nothing in this plan about private sector employment, about job creation.”
Iraq & Syria
Steven Blaney: “Every time the right of Canadians or other people could be infringed, CSIS will need to go and seek a warrant from a judge.”
Daryl Kramp: “You have to commit a criminal offence” to fall within the scope of C-51 powers
Jason Kenney: “Bill C-51 does not add new powers to CSIS, it adds new powers to our independent judiciary, to the courts, to judges.”
Errors in Argument
Justin Trudeau: “We know that people are going to spend [child benefit income] on healthier groceries, on school supplies, on summer camp for kids.”
Evidence backs him up.
Tom Mulcair: Canada’s corporate tax rate is “way below that of our close trading partners.”
Conservative Party: Justin Trudeau and Tom Mulcair “threaten to take this [TFSA] option away from Canadians.”
Scott Armstrong: “There are lots of studies that show if you increase the payroll taxes, it leads to employers hiring less people.”
Tom Mulcair: Canada’s federal corporate tax rate is “about 12, 13 [per cent].”