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Conservative’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, this will only cause prices to increase in a never ending cycle Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but provide treatment for those testing positive Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Lower Source

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only for low income families Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

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

Conservative’s answer: More Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, falling interest rates are already draining elderly pension payouts Source

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

Conservative voters: Yes Source

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

Conservative’s answer: No, recession is a natural cycle that purges excess Source

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only for low income pensioners Source

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

Conservative’s answer: No, any worker should be rewarded based on their success Source

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved Source

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reported Source

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

Conservative’s answer: No, and the government should not be involved in employment insurance for any industry Source

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

Conservative voters: No Source

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

Conservative’s answer: No, higher premiums would encourage businesses to hire fewer workers and negatively affect the economy Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

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