The rise of the Santa state

The Ottawa Citizen




The options in child care policy are limited - either the nanny state or santa state. The Ottawa citizen has published an article concerning the harsh truth about the universal child care benefit. The increase in the child benefit is not government money and surely not the Conservative parties money but regrettably, the Canadians money. Canadians are not only paying for the government to give some of their money back but they are also paying to be constantly told about the concern their government has that parents might not collect the money. Conservative MP's are also asking people to tweet the prime minister personally to let them know that their money has arrived. The reality is, "there is no threshold of this ostensibly conservative program that takes money away from some taxpayers and gives it to others".

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