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Chandra Arya’s Policies



Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbasePro-choice

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Prescription Drugs

Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Funding

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, and the government should provide free university education

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Canada raise taxes on the rich?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Local Environmental Guidelines

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Canada maintain a presence at the United Nations?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Gender Identity

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseFederal

Healthcare  ›  Dental Coverage

Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Logging

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Canada?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Canada raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseRaise

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Renewable Energy

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseLess, and provide more government funding

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Keystone Pipeline

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo, do not build the pipeline but allow oil production in the tar sands

the Economy  ›  Universal Child Care

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Northern Gateway Pipeline

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo, not until all the Aboriginal bands this project affects agree to it

Domestic Policy  ›  Quebec Sovereignty

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Native Funding

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, strictly screen immigrants for criminal backgrounds

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

the Economy  ›  Free Trade

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, but only for medical use

Domestic Policy  ›  Commuter Rail

Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo, but allow donations from unions and non-profits

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseHelp

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

the Economy  ›  Pension Tax

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo, funding should come from their members

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Parole Hearings

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo, and reinstate the death penalty for heinous premeditated crimes

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Prime Minister Term Limits

Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister?

CA>CA  Party influenceNo

the Economy  ›  Old Age Pensions

Should old age pensions be increased?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Canada, have the right to vote?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Canada accept refugees from Syria?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should Canada increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseIncrease

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

Should Canada continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Worker Strikes

Should government workers be allowed to strike?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  National Daycare

Do you support a national daycare policy?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Education  ›  Postsecondary Education

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseFederal

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Energy Sector

In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNationalize

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Canada be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Bill C-51

Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Housing  ›  Home Buyer Incentives

Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Vaccine Passports

Should the government issue vaccine passports?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Canadian flag?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo, this is a violation of free speech

the Economy  ›  Income Splitting

Do you support income splitting for families?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Canada increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseIncrease

Elections  ›  Electoral Reform

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system?

CA>CA  Party influenceNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Employment Insurance

Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Temporary Foreign Workers

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNeither, maintain the current amount

Domestic Policy  ›  Senate

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseElect

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Pension Premiums

Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  CBC Funding

Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseDecrease

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes, but place them under house arrest using an electronic bracelet

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Long Form Census

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

CA>CA  Chandra Arya voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Copyright

Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

CA>CA  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Commercial Drones

Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes?

CA>CA  Party influenceYes