NDP leader Tom Mulcair flanked by heavy security at Penticton Trade and Convention Centre in picture above.
Mulcair touched on the Oliver fire saying… “Just up the road there are 235 men and women fighting a wildfire that would cover half the area of downtown Vancouver”…. “They need a partner in government that will ensure they have access to proper resources and training.”
Two thirds of working Canadians do not have a workplace pensions stating their are massive job losses as well.” As Prime Minister, “I will get the economy going with investments in transit and infrastructure.”
Promises: funding for disaster relief, tourism, infrastructure and transit as well as lower tax rates for small business and a higher minimum wage. To strengthen the Disaster Financial Assistance Agreements and restore funding to the Joint Emergency Preparedness Program – Immediate action on women’s and aboriginal issues, promising to call an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women within the first 100 days of taking office.