How much more can there be? They've got plans for what amounts to a 10¢-a-litre cap-and-trade tax on gasoline, doubled pension plan contributions, corporate tax increases, plus a long list of plans and schemes to newly regulate pharmaceuticals, banking, oil, food, telecom, railways and many other industries. As for monetary policy, not mentioned in the platform but recently the subject of comment, Mr. Layton says that he wants to maintain an "arm's length" relationship with the Bank of Canada, although he apparently at the same time intends to jawbone the bank over interest rates and the value of the dollar...
The CBC’s Leslie MacKinnon recently reported on the NDP’s official constitution, a 2003 document that specifies why the NDP exists. It turns out the NDP constitution is itself a hidden agenda...
The New Democratic Party is proud to be associated with the democratic socialist parties of the world and to share the struggle for peace, international co-operation and the abolition of poverty.
Jack Layton's Hidden Agenda
A reminder to Catholic voters:
JOHN XXIII (1958-1963) of Vatican II fame: “No Catholic could subscribe even to moderate socialism”
Moderate socialism, the NDP is not even moderate; if they get any more power in Canada, we will be headed into even more socialism than we already have. Their plan is for more and more government interference in the lives of ordinary citizens. Now some people think that is good, after all, looking after everyone seems to be right and just. However, as Margaret Thatcher said "The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money to spend."
Name me one country that has been successful once they adopt socialism as their policy?