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Christian Heritage platform and policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Canadian voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

CH>CH  Public statementsPro-life

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Prescription Drugs

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes


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Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  University Tuition

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes, and the government should provide free university education

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Canada raise taxes on the rich?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Funding

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Dental Coverage

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Canada maintain a presence at the United Nations?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes, but scale back our current involvement

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Canada raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

CH>CH  Public statementsLower

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Logging

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests?

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility?

CH>CH  Public statementsRegardless, healthcare should be privatized

Domestic Policy  ›  Quebec Sovereignty

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Child Care

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care?

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  Student Loan Debt

Should the government forgive up to $20,000 of student loan debt?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Native Funding

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

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)?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

the Environment  ›  Renewable Energy

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Keystone Pipeline

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Northern Gateway Pipeline

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo, not until all the Aboriginal bands this project affects agree to it

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Free Trade

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Commuter Rail

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

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

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?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Pension Tax

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Parole Hearings

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo, and reinstate the death penalty for heinous premeditated crimes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo, it should be raised

the Economy  ›  Old Age Pensions

Should old age pensions be increased?

CH>CH  Public statementsYes, but only for low income pensioners

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Worker Strikes

Should government workers be allowed to strike?

CH>CH  Public statementsNo, but establish a labour court to preempt and mediate strikes

Domestic Policy  ›  Energy Sector

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

CH>CH  Public statementsPrivatize

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Canada accept refugees from Syria?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

Housing  ›  Non-Resident Real Tax

Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Postsecondary Education

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseProvincially managed but with federal standards to ensure consistency

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Bill C-51

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

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Electoral Reform

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system?

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Income Splitting

Do you support income splitting for families?

CH>CH  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Canada increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

CH>CH  Public statementsIncrease

Immigration  ›  Temporary Foreign Workers

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

CH>CH  Public statementsDecrease, and only allow for industries with a shortage of Canadian workers

Domestic Policy  ›  Senate

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate?

CH>CH  Public statementsElect

the Economy  ›  Employment Insurance

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

CH>CH  Public statementsIncrease

the Economy  ›  Pension Premiums

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

CH>CH  Public statementsRegardless, allow employees the option to opt-out of the CPP and invest in a private pension plan

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support independent schools?

CH>CH  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Copyright

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

CH>CH  Public statementsNo