AUKUS Deal, Energy Sector, CBC Refunds


In the next few days before Canadians go to polls, party leaders are promoting their platform and promises, doubling their efforts to move forward at the last minute.


Campaign in Windsor, Ontario, September 17th, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, reconfirmation His plans to require travelers to be vaccinated while supporting vaccine passports in states and territories and promising to hire additional nurses and nurse practitioners to clear the waiting list for health care. , Among other promises.

Trudeau was asked by reporters whether Canada was excluded from AUKUS because it became “irrelevant,” as conservative leader Erin O’Toole suggested. AUKUS is a new defense pact between the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, announced by the White House on September 15.

“On the contrary, the work we have done as a strong member of the Five Eyes over the past few years demonstrates the value Canada has advocated for continuing to be a strong member of NATO in cybersecurity. North American Defense. To be a partner in predicting our values ‚Äč‚Äčaround the world. Canadian soldiers have been strengthened in Afghanistan, Iraq and North America, “Tordo replied.

Trudeau did not answer directly when asked if he was “vulnerable to China,” but said Canada was a strong supporter of multilateralism, including promoting an international agreement on arbitrary detention.

“It is clearly due to the arbitrary detention of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, which states that people use the arbitrary detention of citizens for personal and political gains around the world. It concerns all countries. “

Trudeau was supported by former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on September 17, and the day before by former President Barack Obama.


Conservative leader Erin O’Toole reaffirmed his commitment to assist Canadian workers if elected on September 20.

so Letter posted on Twitter on September 17th, Outur vowed to create one million jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. His party will introduce a Canadian employment surge plan that pays up to 50% of net new employee salaries for six months after the end of the federal wage subsidy program.

He treats the energy sector as a major driver of the country’s economy, unlike liberals who “want to phase out the work of the energy sector and the hundreds of thousands of workers across Canada that depend on it.” Emphasized.

He also noted the shortage of skilled workers in the construction sector, invested $ 250 million to create the Canadian Vocational Training Fund and provide workers with low-interest loans of up to $ 10,000 to improve their skills. I promised to do it.

Stop by the campaign September 17, London, Ontario, Outur said he would work with all Prime Ministers when he was forced to think about Alberta’s Prime Minister Jason Kenny’s approach to combating COVID-19. On September 15, Kenny announced the state’s vaccine passport system after promising not to do so to prevent an increase in COVID-19 cases.

“Let the Albertans and their families tell us, even in southwestern Ontario, where we lost a young child. We will fight COVID-19 with you, including leadership in rapid inspection. I’m there as Prime Minister if there’s anything the state needs, including a stable supply of vaccines. I’ll never prioritize my political interests over the health of Canadians. ” Said Ontario.


The National Party of Canada (PPC) held a rally outside downtown CBC News headquarters September 16th Toronto, National Broadcasting Station “Nationally funded promotion.. “

In his speech, PPC leader Maxime Bernier talked about the loss of personal freedom and the erosion of democracy since the pandemic.

“Mainstream media is trying to describe us as mask protection, vaccination,” Bernier told the crowd.

“You are here today. It’s time to talk about what people want. And the people here are ready to fight for their lives. They are ours. We are ready to fight for democracy and we want to have freedom of choice. “

“We are not vaccinated, not masked. Whether or not we want to be vaccinated must allow everyone to decide what to do,” he added.

Bernier blamed the vaccine passport and emphasized that “we have science.”

“We know we have to learn to live with the virus. We know what to do to fight the virus, but it’s not a blockade or vaccine passport. “He said.

“We don’t want to live in a socialist country, a country where we have to present documents to participate in civil society. We don’t want that.”


During the campaign September 17, Sherbrooke, Quebec NDP leader Justin Trudeau criticized the Liberal Party’s platform on climate change and called Trudeau “Protect big pollutersThe last 6 years.

Mr Singh said his party will invest in renewable energy and electricity transport to support state and local governments in tackling climate change.

According to NDP Financial planThe party spends $ 26 billion on climate change policy and worker training.Impact of these changes ” Transport from the oil and gas sector.

On the same day, US independent senator Bernie Sanders supported Shin and NDP.

Green party

Talk in Toronto on September 17thAnnamie Paul, the leader of the Greens, emphasized the need for political parties to set aside the party and work together to “provide real-time, real-world solutions.”

In a brief press conference, Paul talked about the problems facing the country, including “insufficient and unsafe” housing, drug addiction and addiction, the death of older people in care during a pandemic, and climate change.

Isaac Theo


Isaac is a Toronto-based reporter.