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McKenna Giving Over $200 MILLION More

McKenna Giving Over $200 MILLION More

Of Our Taxpayer Dollars To Foreign Countries

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA  - September 8, 2019  (LSN) Catherine McKenna and the Trudeau Liberals never miss a chance to take our tax dollars and give our money away to countries that aren’t Canada. And there’s always a ‘nice’ excuse for it, but when we really look at it, those excuses are total BS. Sometimes, it’s about building a road for the Jordanian Army. Sometimes, it’s about ‘global equality.’ The latest excuse is supposedly about ‘fighting climate change.’ And that excuse is how Catherine McKenna is selling the latest giveaway of our tax dollars. McKenna is giving $223.5 million of our tax dollars to countries in Caribbean and the Americas: “Today in #Brussels, Minister McKenna announced $223.5M in funding to help countries in the Americas and the Caribbean region adapt to the effects of #ClimateChange.”

And of course, McKenna managed to bring up gender as a ‘reason’ for giving away our cash. Here’s part of what the government announcement said: “Developing countries are disproportionately affected by climate change, with women and girls often most impacted. Minister McKenna, on behalf of the Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, Maryam Monsef, announced that Canada will contribute $223.5 million to the Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in the Americas (C2F) project. In partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest, this initiative is the second phase of the C2F project and will help countries in the Americas and the Caribbean region adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.” This is disgraceful. Sure it sounds all nice and politically correct, but this is money that should be kept within Canada to help Canadian Citizens. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it over and over and over again: It’s called the CANADIAN GOVERNMENT for a reason, and that reason is that the money we pay to the government through taxes should be kept in our country and be spent on helping Canadians. How can we give our money away to foreign countries when there are so many Canadians here at home who are struggling? What about our Veterans? What about our Seniors? What about the many people suffering in the opioid epidemic? What about the many Indigenous People living in brutal poverty? What about the millions of people living on the edge of bankruptcy? That is where the government should be focused – on Canadian Citizens living within our borders. Anything else is unacceptable. Spencer Fernando Photo – Twitter

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Spencer Fernando is based in Winnipeg


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  • 8 September 2019
  • Author: Robert McKenzie
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