What kind of trajectory was Canada on in 2016?
Where was the Great White North heading?
What were the goals of the nation, the priorities?
How were people thinking and voting for, spending their time and money?
I wish I knew. Then maybe Canada wouldn’t be in this mess.
From what I have learned, what started us all down this path was a new tax measure. They had called it a “tax on carbon”, which is a joke really. All life on what’s left of this planet is made up of carbon. What it really was, was a tax on emissions. But no one liked the sounds of “emissions tax”. And if it was called “emissions tax” then the big companies and factories might actually have to change or pay. The government didn’t want to lose any jobs or employers or business, so they only taxed the middle and lower case.
I will say this about the Canadian government of the past. They stuck to their gold plated guns, and screwed over 99% of their country.
In 4 months, 56% of the country was in debt up to $80,000. No one could afford to drive to work, and businesses couldn’t afford to be open, yet alone have employees. The whole economic system collapsed under the weight of this new tax.
And then things got worse. Continue reading “Happy Birthday Canada”