February 24, 1998 (36th Parliament, 1st Session)


Jean Charest

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Jean J. Charest (Sherbrooke, PC)

Mr. Speaker, in all honesty, the Prime Minister ought to also acknowledge that all that $850 million is doing is replacing what has been lost to de-indexation.
I want to ask a question about jobs, because if we want to help poor Canadians the first thing we should do is try to create jobs.
We quoted time and time the fact that the American economy has lower taxes, more growth and more jobs. Here in Canada also, in Alberta, there are lower taxes, more growth, more jobs.
Will the Prime Minister commit to lowering taxes to create jobs for Canadians?

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Poverty
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