Andrew Scheer Promises to Cancel $1.5 Billion in Corporate Handouts
Published September 18, 2019 at 8:42 pm
As the election campaign continues across the country, one candidate is making a big promise.
Federal Election candidate Andrew Scheer was in Hamilton on Wednesday, Sept. 18, to announce his plans to cancel $1.5 billion in corporate handouts to major companies.
As Prime Minister, I will cancel $1.5B in corporate handouts to highly profitable companies and corporate executives, and put that back in your pockets.
Less money for Canada’s most wealthy and well-connected. And more money for you.
Because it’s time for you to get ahead. pic.twitter.com/JHozQ0OSos
— Andrew Scheer (@AndrewScheer) September 18, 2019
This was a very significant promise, one that Scheer later clarified would be kept annually.
Some took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the announcement:
Perfect $1.5B / 37M people= when do we get our checks?
This is kind of like the royalty checks AB use to give to the people of AB
— Canuckelhead (@Canuckelhead1) September 18, 2019
That's 0.75$ a week per person! That's like finding 3 quarters!
I'm gonna be rich!#cdnpoli
— Mat (@mat_schmaltz) September 18, 2019
Oh sure you will. I don’t believe you. pic.twitter.com/5q1kTNnSwb
— Master of Disaster (@matthewdesteur) September 18, 2019
What are your thoughts on this announcement?
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