Can We Really Afford to Lose Our Identity?


Julian Wolfe
April 9th, 2011


With healthcare being one of the major issues in the federal campaign, Stephen Harper promises to maintain provincial transfers for healthcare. But actions that he  tried to do while in government say otherwise. He wanted to cut this money transfer not too long ago. It is recommended that you read the original post from back in October 2010.

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Meanwhile Michael Ignatieff proposes maintaining Canadian healthcare in his platform.

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   Categories: Conservative, Harper, Healthcare, Ignatieff, Liberal

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On Monday, the longest campaign in modern history will come to a close and if current polls are any indication, Canada may be seeing a change in government after 9 years of Conservative rule under the leadership of Stephen Harper. Accountability was his calling card in 2006 and today, accountability may very well be one of the defining reasons for his departure.

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In its length, in its cost and in its debate schedule, this election is unusual. The first and possibly only real debate of the campaign ended and here are the highlights of what happened.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper left Rideau Hall this morning with Governor General David Johnston’s approval to drop the writ and Canadians are now officially headed to the polls on October 19. For the first time since fixed election date legislation was brought in by the Conservative government, a fixed election date has been followed.

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