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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Party’s support basePro-choice

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Party’s support baseYes


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Healthcare  ›  Prescription Drugs

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

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  University Tuition

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Canada raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  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)?

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Funding

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Local Environmental Guidelines

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Dental Coverage

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Logging

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests?

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Canada raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Public statementsRaise

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

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?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Party’s support baseYes

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?

  Public statementsYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material

Education  ›  International Students

Should low income international students be provided with a free education?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

  Public statementsLess, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Native Funding

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds?

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Renewable Energy

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

Domestic Policy  ›  Quebec Sovereignty

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada?

  Public statementsLet the citizens of Quebec vote on it

the Environment  ›  Keystone Pipeline

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Child Care

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care?

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Northern Gateway Pipeline

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project?

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility?

  Public statementsFederal

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Public statementsNo, this is a waste of time and money

Education  ›  Student Loan Debt

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Canada maintain a presence at the United Nations?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  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?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy?

  Public statementsNo, and make the process easier for refugees

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Electoral Reform

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Party’s support baseHelp

Domestic Policy  ›  Commuter Rail

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

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Prime Minister Term Limits

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

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

  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?

  Public statementsYes, and we should provide more rehabilitation programs for prisoners

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

  Public statementsNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Old Age Pensions

Should old age pensions be increased?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Party’s support baseIncrease

the Economy  ›  Pension Tax

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Energy Sector

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

  Public statementsNationalize

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Canada accept refugees from Syria?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  National Daycare

Do you support a national daycare policy?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Party’s support baseNo, increase taxes on large multinational corporations instead

Housing  ›  Foreign Owned Homes

Should foreigners be banned from buying homes in Canada for 2 years?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Worker Strikes

Should government workers be allowed to strike?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Small Business Funding

Should the government increase funding for small businesses?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  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?

  Public statementsNo

Housing  ›  Home Buyer Incentives

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Postsecondary Education

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility?

  Public statementsProvincially managed but with federal standards to ensure consistency

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Housing  ›  Non-Resident Real Tax

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

  Party’s support baseYes, and the tax should be at least 5%

the Economy  ›  Income Splitting

Do you support income splitting for families?

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Canada increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Public statementsIncrease

Housing  ›  Affordable Housing

Should the government subsidize the building of 1.4 million new homes over the next four years?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Employment Insurance

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

  Public statementsYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Senate

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate?

  Public statementsElect, and require members to be non-partisan

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  CBC Funding

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

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Temporary Foreign Workers

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

  Public statementsNeither, current temporary foreign workers should be granted citizenship

Transportation  ›  Green Transportation

Should all public buses and trains run on electric power?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Pension Premiums

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

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Long Form Census

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census?

  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support independent schools?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if they are non-profit

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Aluminum Quotas

Should Canada put quotas on its aluminum exports?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Venezuela Sanctions

Should the government lift sanctions on the Venezuelan government?

  Party’s support baseNo