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VOTE JESSICA HAMILTON ON OCTOBER 21ST, 2019 IN SCARBOROUGH – ROUGE PARK

YOUTH SUPPORT

Massive re-investment in public transportation, pedestrian cycle and car sharing infrastructure.

Give greater recognition and powers to municipal governments by redistributing federal taxes (more money for Toronto more money to invest in Scarborough transit)

Greens want to change tax rules to create a municipal registered retirement savings Plan (RRSP) that can be held in RRSPs and self-directed RRSP’s. This will allow money to be sent back into the municipal spending budget and not tied up in federal projects that don’t directly impact municipalities.

Will support the gas tax.

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Would lower the voting age from 18 to 16.

Launch a citizen’s assembly before march 2020.

Ensure that 2019 is the last “first past the post” election.

No more whipped voting. Members will not be strictly required to vote as directed by the leadership of their political party.

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The Green Party will forgive student debt that is held by the federal government.

Implement a youth employment that provides $1 billion per year to municipalities to hire Canadian youth.

Make post secondary tuition free for all Canadians.

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Green Party will eliminate all subsidies of fossil fuels.

Green Party will develop a climate strategy using tax measures and alternative energy sources to meet targets, set, and united nations sustainable development goal.

Legislate greenhouse gas reduction targets and accountability measures.

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Give greater recognition and powers to municipal governments by redistributing federal taxes.

More money for cities and urban living equates to more money towards local infrastructure and what matters most to Scarborough – Rouge Park.

Redistribution of federal funds to municipalities will allow us to make a decision based on the needs and wants of our residents.

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FAMILY & SENIOR SUPPORT

Green Party wants to speed up family reunification.

The Green Party wants to recognize foreign credentials of immigrants and work with professional associations to ensure it meets Canadian standards and allow them to practice as professionals in Canada.

Green Party wants to make the immigration system fair and safe.

The Green Party wants to renew and expand energy retrofit programs for homes and businesses to conserve energy and adapt to our changing environment.

Give greater recognition and powers to municipal governments by redistributing federal taxes (more money for Toronto more money to invest in updating sewage and drainage to accommodate our changing environment).

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The Green Party wants to implement a National Seniors strategy including healthcare, pensions, housing and check in services

The Green Party will combat ageism, abuse and neglect towards seniors.

Greens want to provide a living choice for seniors , they can decide if living in their home or in a residence is better for them while ensuring that couples needing support can continue to live together.

Will ensure all seniors who qualify are made a way of available federal income supplements and how to apply for them.

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The Green Party was the first party to call for Pharmacare.

Would immediately take steps to implement a truly universal health care system.

The Green party supports the evidence and the budgetary analysis prepared by parliamentary budget officer.

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Renewable energy provides tens of thousands of stable sustainable future friendly jobs.

Green party will boost access to apprentice programs in key trades.

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The Green Party wants to change the tax system to re-establish tax incentives for affordable, purpose built rental housing.

The Green Party will work with the province to introduce measures to eliminate property speculation from the real estate market.

The Green party will work with the province to make land available for the construction of affordable housing.

The Green Party believes that long term care should not be the only housing care choice.

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Green Party will establish a minister responsible for mental Health and Addiction.

Develop a youth mental health strategy for early detection of mental illness.

Development of a suicide prevention strategy.

Increase funding for mental health services and ensure timely treatment of addictions to be made available and free to all Canadians.

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