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We asked 20 Social Policy Questions to our local federal candidates. The Conservative Party declined to participate. Candidates were instructed to only give ‘yes, no, or too complicated’ as responses. Answers are marked ‘ignored’ where this instruction wasn’t followed.

Judi Forbes LIBERAL

Elizabeth Fraser GREEN PARTY

Jamie Schmale CONSERVATIVE

TC: Too Complicated Barbara Doyle NDP

N: No

Gene Balfour PEOPLES PARTY OF CANADA

Y: Yes

I believe that the abortion debate should be re-opened in the House of Commons.

N

N

N

N

Declined

The riding of KHB should seek to settle more immigrants and refugees to increase economic growth and lower our median age.

TC

Y

Y

Y

Declined

As an MP I would vote against my party if I thought that position was best for my constituents.

TC

Y

Y

Y

Declined

Some form of guaranteed basic income should be introduced in Canada.

TC

Y

Ignored

Y

Declined

I believe human activity is the major factor in climate change.

N

Y

Y

Y

Declined

The climate crisis is the biggest challenge (economically and environmentally) facing Canadians today.

N

Y

Y

Y

Declined

Alternative fuel sources should be prioritized and if necessary subsidized by the federal government.

N

Y

Ignored

Y

Declined

TC

Y

Y

Y

Declined

Reconciliation with First Nations and Inuit should be a priority of the Canadian government.

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Lindsay Advocate - September 2019  

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