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Shailene Panylo’s policies on economic issues

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the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Canada raise taxes on the rich?

SP>SP  Shailene Panylo votersYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

SP>SP  Shailene Panylo votersYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Canada raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

SP>SP  Shailene Panylo votersRaise

the Economy  ›  Universal Child Care

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes


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the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Free Trade

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries?

SP>SP  Shailene Panylo votersYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseHelp

the Economy  ›  Pension Tax

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseNo, falling interest rates are already draining elderly pension payouts

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

SP>SP  Shailene Panylo votersNo, increase taxes on the wealthy instead

the Economy  ›  Old Age Pensions

Should old age pensions be increased?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes, and drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Income Splitting

Do you support income splitting for families?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes, but cap the maximum benefit at $2k

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Canadian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Employment Insurance

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved

the Economy  ›  Pension Premiums

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

SP>SP  Party’s support baseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

SP>SP  Party’s support baseNo, classify it as a commodity