Canadian Energy

Canada has the potential to be self-sufficient in energy – and to be a strategic supplier to Asia, Europe and beyond.  To unlock this potential, we need to pursue six goals: investment; clean production; safe transportation and transmission; conservation; innovation; and exports.

Alexandra Day
Children, Parents, Work & Careers

Today’s parents are under pressure.  It’s hard to find the quality of child care spaces we want for our kids.  We’re often urged by employers and colleagues to minimize time away from demanding careers.  We can’t always afford child care that’s convenient and reliable.  According to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) last year, Canadian families spend over 22% of their net income on child care – well above the average for the 35 high income OECD countries.

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Completing Canada’s Economic Union

Canadians have had an abiding dream – that by exchanging ideas, goods and services we enrich one another, that by opening ourselves to new products, to new thinking and to new approaches we make a better country and ultimately a better world.  One hundred and fifty years after Confederation, it is time to complete our economic union.

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Putting Canadians to Work in the Digital Economy

By many measures, the digital economy – including the information and communication technology sector; digitally-driven business, financial, professional and retail services; and the application, content, creative, design and media sectors – has created the lion’s share of new employment in Canada so far this century.  

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Defending Canadian Interests and Values

In two world wars, as well as in the fight against communism (Korea) and terrorism (Afghanistan), Canada has sacrificed greatly to secure the long peace we have enjoyed since 1945.  That legacy is now under threat.  

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Starting and Growing Great Canadian Companies

Canada depends for its prosperity on the strength and success of Canadian businesses, large and small.  We depend in particular on those generating merchandise and commercial services exports, as well as those with foreign affiliates.  According to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Canada had US $475 billion in exports and $475 billion in imports in 2014.[1] 

 

 

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Ukraine and Russia

In 2014 Russia invaded Eastern Ukraine and annexed Crimea.  For the first time since the end of the Second World War, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council forcibly seized and sought unilaterally to assert sovereignty over the territory of a neighbouring state.

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A Conversation for the Birthday of Sir John A. Macdonald

The following is a conversation between speechwriter, columnist and leading authority on the prime ministers of Canada Arthur Milnes and Chris Alexander, candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada.  It marks the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Sir John A Macdonald, on January 11th, 2017, in this year of the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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Set Cuba Free

Read my plan on how Canada will aim to end the dictatorship of the Communist Party of Cuba and restore fundamental rights and freedoms to the people of Cuba. 

Alexandra Day