A significant percentage of Canadians want Canada to stand up to Donald Trump on trade. Even to the point of risking a trade war. Nor do Canadians don't want to match Trump's cutting of corporate income taxes.
Bombardier gets taxpayer tax free multimillion dollar loans and Alberta's massive employer, the Oil Sands, has to be driven out of business. You see CO2 is bad, yet the Ontario and Federal governments are giving loans to Honda to make.....more CO2 spewing cars?
In Canada where more people are over 65 than under 15 It's going to cost when the Federal Liberals roll back the increase in the age of eligibility to collect Old Age Security. They are going to make some good moves though.
While the focus has been on Mexico, in the free trade deal with the US, Canada has been the more important trading partner. Now that agreement may undergo re-negotiation as soon as May this year and the implications for Canadian business is profound.
The most vocal supporters in Canadian Society ignore the fact that it has to be paid for. Economic growth is the only way to achieve that, yet the irony is that those that most support social programs are quite often found protesting the very economic developmen that's needed to pay for them.