Birth Tourism - A Problem?

This week’s post deals with an election issue that will not likely make national headlines, but nevertheless resonates strongly with many Richmond residents. It’s Birth Tourism.

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Alice Wong
SNC Lavalin

Ethics, jobs, and apologies – or lack of apologies.  When I started this series of emails on the upcoming Federal Election, I didn’t envision this would be one of the topics we’d be discussing.  But due to timing, a frenzied news media, and an unapologetic Prime Minister, a new election issue came roaring to the forefront this week and it won’t likely dissipate before October 21st.

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Alice Wong
Healthcare

Continuing with our series on election issues, this week we’re going to look at healthcare – one of the top three concerns for Canadians according to public opinion polls.

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Alice Wong
The Environment

We’re continuing with our discussion of the major issues facing Canadians in the upcoming October 21st election.  Last post it was the Federal Budget - this week we’re going to look at the Environment.

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Alice Wong
The Federal Budget

Over the course of the next 3 months, there will be many lightning rod issues debated among the political parties.  But the one that always surfaces during every federal election campaign is the budget – particularly budgetary deficits.

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Alice Wong
The Candidates

In our previous posts we’ve looked at the major political parties contesting the October 21st federal election and also the individual leaders of each party.  Now it’s time to consider the other influential factor in voting, and that’s the local candidate.

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Alice Wong
The Party Leaders

In our last post we looked at the different political parties contesting the October 21st federal election.  In this post, we want to learn about the individuals who lead each of these parties.  Over the next few months the mainstream media and social media will have much to say about them, and often it’s their personality and ability to communicate that will sway voter intentions.  Consequently it would be prudent for us to find out something about these key players, their background and what they stand for.  So here we go!

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Alice Wong
The Political Parties

On October 21st Canadians will have the chance to vote for the political party of their choice.  But sometimes it can be confusing to sort through the detailed platforms of each party and figure out what their core values are.  So here’s a brief summary that might help you self-analyze where your personal political leanings lie.

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Alice Wong