Party Vision

Veterans Coalition Party of Canada Vision Statement

CPP will no longer be taxed as income: The optional age to begin receiving the CPP will be lowered to the age of 55. Old Age security plan will be modernized and qualifying amounts will be adjusted for inflation.

Repeal the United Nations Compact immediately upon election

4 year moratorium on all international aid: The federal government spent $22.82 billion in direct international foreign aid future monies will be used to fund changes to the CPP, social programs such as homeless relief, affordable housing, or hunger programs.

Will develop a plan with full consultation forming an Alliance with First Nations: Will correct education discrepancies and languages. Provide clean drinking water on all First Nations Reserves and Territory’s. Will recognize, honor, and respect all treaties so we can all move forward together. All residential school survivors will be compensated for suffering loss with pensions and medical psychological treatment.

Meet our nation’s commitment to its NATO Allies: We will ensure the Canadian Forces are provided with the necessary funding, equipment and training to fulfill its roles.

Support our country’s exports to world markets: We will ensure Canadian exports can reach foreign markets, supporting the building of Canadian infrastructure that meets Canada’s national interests.

Setting conditions for Canadian economic growth: Work with Canadian businesses’ to expand their market share in the global market. Opening new markets to Canadian Business through solid negotiations skills and building trust with other nations.

Give Canada a balanced budget: Will cut wasteful government spending, and reduce operating budgets of federal agencies.

Give Canada a viable plan to repay our current national debt: We will not create new taxes.

The VCP will reduce overall taxes on all Canadians: Our initial steps will be starting with a reduction of GST by 1.25% per year until it is eliminated. We will study further reductions once elected starting with elimination of loop holes allowing tax avoidance. This first revenue tax reductions will be to the lowest tax rate gradually lowering it to 15%. We will be reducing government operations budgets by 10% focusing on overspending, extravagant purchases, and unnecessary expenditures. We will also freeze hiring of additional civil servants. The spending will be limited to 95% of budget for all departments. Other cost savings will come from controlling immigration numbers and ensuring that the immigrants received will be self-sufficient and not dependant on receiving taxpayer’s funds to settle in Canada. All surpluses realized will be used to pay down the debt.

We will reinstate: Children’s fitness tax credit.

Reduce the pay and office expense accounts of all Members of Parliament by 20% immediately upon election: This will be a saving of approximately $29,949,288 per House of Commons session.

Will strengthen employees’ rights in the workplace: This will also include strengthening rules on the use of back to work legislation in favor of employees

We will remove the bridged calculation from retired military and RCMP member’s pensions.

Review Canada’s refugee policies: We will implement changes as required. Enforce Canada’s existing laws for illegal immigration and deportation.

We will respect Canadian owners of firearms: We will recognize that there is no need to impose more restrictions on legal and law-abiding firearms owners in Canada.

We will repeal all carbon taxes: These taxes are not designed to correct the devastating effects of man-made carbon emissions. We understand that man-made emissions need to be curtailed we will use present technology to remove carbon produced during refining before transport to market and thus eliminating a lot of CO2 during preparation for delivery. In our plan we will commit to reductions of 40 percent below 2015 levels by 2030 and are calling for an 80 percent reduction by 2050. We will be mandating fossil fuel producers to develop new green energy options and increasing requirements for Hybrid vehicles leading to low emission vehicles.

Review/repeal Canada’s donations and contributions to the United Nations and other Nations.

Repair the current New Veterans Charter: We will return benefits for those who have defended our country and reinforce the sacred obligation. • Will review and repair every law that the past Liberal government has weakened: Will repeal bills C-48, C-69, C-71 and bill C75.

2 year moratorium on immigration: We will revamp the immigration process with the intent of returning it to supporting the economy. After repairing the immigration process we will return to a stepped immigration process over the next four years.

Will reinstate the Navigable Waters Protection Act (NWPA): This was replaced by the Conservatives in 2014 with the Navigation Protection Act (NPA), the NPA removed 99% of Canada’s waterways protection and removed legislative protection to them. We will be mandating fossil fuel producers to develop new green energy options and increasing requirements for Hybrid vehicles leading to low emission vehicles