During Thursday night’s Federal debate, Prime Minister Stephen Harper called out the federal and provincial NDP’s harsh policies towards western Canada’s oil industry.
He slammed both NDPs’ plans to sharply increase taxes on Alberta’s struggling oil and gas industry and called for lower taxes to spur economic growth and job creation.
Watch the 1st video below of Harper criticizing the Federal NDP plan to increase taxes on the oil industry and the 2nd video below to see Harper talk about the NDP’s historical tax increases which subsequently led to job losses in various regions:
Videos courtesy Globe and Mail:
Justin Trudeau didn’t chime in too much on NDP policy, although he did make mention that PM Harper has turned the oilsands into ‘a pariah’.