The federal government wants to give millions of dollars to students. We got a show.

Politics insider on June 29: Trudeau and WE charity were criticized by all parties, the wife of Michael Kovrig shouted, the difference between men and women (voters)

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WE and their duel. Last week, after announcing a $912 million grant program for Canadian students ( Canadian Student Services Grant also known as CSSG that cannot be dual tracked), Justin Trudeau was invited by mega-charity WE to manage it. Trudeau defended this decision, saying it was not made by his wife (hosting the WE podcast) or himself (he had spoken in several incidents but by nonpartisan Made by public service agencies. He said that to distribute cash, the government needs infrastructure, resources and contact information to attract thousands of students. Is there a better way than hiring youth charities?

Okay, maybe…use the government? According to Pierre Poilievre Dan Albas and Raquel Dancho, at least there will be better supervision. Yesterday, three members of the Conservative Party sent a letter to the Auditor General Karen Hogan asking her to include CSSG in the final report of the government’s pandemic expenditure. Their argument is that by outsourcing the grant, the government circumvented the traditional censorship of the official opposition. It's worth noting that this letter does not condemn the government's nepotism-they don't need to do this because others are asking for them.

At the same time, the members of the volunteer community did not want to have any relationship with the whole incident. In an interview with the non-profit organization Volunteer Canada CEO Paula Speevak and Global Mail Globe and Mail stated that their team refused to cooperate with WE to assist its management of grants. Their reasoning has nothing to do with government regulations or friendly connections, but only the ethics of voluntary service itself. Recall that this subsidy is aimed at young people aged 15 to 30. The whole purpose is to pay US$1,000 to volunteers with group volunteers every 100 hours to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19, up to 5,000 for 500 hours US dollars. As Speevak pointed out, except that it is not really voluntary work: $10 per hour of work, which itself is less than the legal minimum of exploitative wages.

Kovrig’s wife cried out loudly. After Trudeau categorically rejected the idea of ​​“prisoner exchange” last week, Canada will release Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in exchange for Canadians detained in China Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor Kovrig’s wife, Vina Nadjibulla appeared on the CTV’s problem period yesterday to express her disappointment. She acknowledged the danger of setting a precedent, but she argued: "We cannot guarantee the protection of Canadians in the future at the expense of today's Michael Freedom."

In response to an open letter last week recommending Trudeau consider exchanging prisoners' responses, by Macdonald-Laurier Institute The second batch of Canadians mobilized by the think tank issued an open letter to the prime minister, encouraging him to ignore the first letter. Excerpt:

Historically, we have only refused extradition in very narrow and exceptional circumstances. In Meng’s case, we were asked to give up this glorious tradition, not because of some flaws in the extradition case proposed by the Americans, but because China took our citizens hostage. The rule of law and the integrity of the judicial system require us to refuse to do so.

Don't have a cow, Schumer. US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wrote a letter to the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer urging him to study Canada’s “Milk Pricing Lacks Transparency” Regulations and Canada’s “Elimination Harmful dairy trade practices." The conference call was a few days after New NAFTA (or US-Canada-Mexico Agreement or USCMA etc.) came into effect It took effect on July 1 this week.

The Conservative Party’s ropes. Everyone running for the leadership of the Federal Conservative Party faces a problem: to win the nomination, they need to win against abortion and widespread The support of the social conservatives of the climate strategy. But in order to win the support of ordinary Canadian voters, it will help to formulate a broad climate strategy and maintain silence on abortion. A new survey by Legg and the Canadian Research Association asked 1500 Canadians have information on this issue and found that if the leader does not conduct an abortion debate, 23% of the respondents are “more likely” to vote for the Conservative Party, while 32% of the respondents

are in other opinion In the investigation, 338 Canada’s Philippe J. Fournier reviewed some data and found that the biggest political disagreement in Canada lies in the differences between men and women. From the recent survey by Leger and Nanos (Leger) Nanos and Abacus have dug numbers in the new polls to imagine another hypothetical scenario: what if only men vote? What is the opposite if only women vote? The answer is: if people vote Passed, the relationship between "Grit" and "Conservative Party" will remain stable, while the Liberal Party will lead slightly. If only women vote, the Liberal Party will win an overwhelming majority before reaching Manitoba on election night. As Fournier pointed out :

However, it’s worth emphasizing that we saw a similar trend in Canada’s voting intentions, albeit with a smaller margin. In the 2018 Ontario election, men supported Doug Ford’s PC more than women. The same is true of the 2018 Quebec election. At that time, the support rate of central authority CAQ was higher than that of women. Ibid Jason Kenney’s UCP was in the Alberta general election in 2019. South, polls clearly show that Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate, leads the American women And, between Biden and President Trump, the differences between American men are even greater.

The starting point is . What prompted the long-term Conservative MP Jay Hill to launch the Wexit Canada party? In yesterday’s questioning period he said that it was the Liberal Party’s disastrous defeat of Western Canada in the 2019 election that triggered his decision. After all, what other conclusions can be drawn when a political party lingers in Western Canada and still holds power? He explained: "It was very clear at that time that the West was once again completely disconnected from central Canada."

One election at a time. The Wexit party hopes to have 104 candidates in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in the next election. Instead of contact tracking applications to better understand and contain the spread of COVID-19, humans are stepping up their efforts. Maclean’s Aaron Hutchins (Aaron Hutchins) has an in-depth understanding of her world and interviewed the contact tracker Tracey Ashby about her daily activities:

Ashby is one of the tens of thousands of Canada’s ever-growing army of contact trackers who have mastered the successful reopening of society. In the 11-hour shift from light breeze to tension, they play the role of investigator, teacher, therapist and confidante. For most people, they will only make a sound on the phone. For the entire country, they form an invisible line of defense to ensure that the coronavirus will not regain its footing and begin to spread like wildfire.

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