PRIORITIES: Fix Canada Instead Of Giving Billions To Other Countries

Canada spends $6 billion every year in foreign aid.

Some of the countries that get foreign aid from us are shocking:

China, Russia, and Pakistan are among the recipients of Canadian foreign aid.

None of this foreign aid money was created by the government. It was all created by Canadian workers, who then had it taxed away.

Instead of that taxpayer money being spent to fix our own country, it is sent to other nations, depriving Canadians of the benefit of the money we earned.

To get a sense of how much money is really given away in foreign consider this: As the Canadian Taxpayer’s Federation noted, more taxpayer money is spent on foreign aid than the combined budgets of our health department, food inspection agency, and environment department.

The foreign aid budget is also bigger than the RCMP and Border Services Agency budgets – something to keep in mind as our border remains unsecured.

Canadian taxpayers money should be spent helping Canadians

Canada has many serious problems that we need to fix:

Many reserves are without plumbing, clean water, and infrastructure. Countless Canadian seniors live in poverty. Veterans are abandoned by the government. Homelessness is at high levels in many of our downtown cores.

And yet, instead of fixing those problems, the government gives billions away outside our country.

It’s unacceptable, and it needs to change.

I tweeted about this last night, and judging by the response, it seems Canadians are waking up to the hypocrisy of foreign aid:

When we pay taxes, we are paying our government to provide services for us. If people want to help other countries that’s a great thing. There is certainly a need for help around the world. But that should be a private decision. Anyone can easily go online and make a donation to almost any organization in the world within minutes. Let people make that choice themselves, instead of the government forcibly taking our money and then sending it away without us having a say on it.

Foreign aid should not be a government responsibility. Canada’s government must work to serve the Canadian people, and fix the very serious problems our country faces.

Spencer Fernando

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  1. The government controls the media. One step closer to a dictatorship. They control our federal police force. One more step closer to a dictatorship. They are taking away our freedom of speech. One more step closer to a dictatorship. I really doubt that we will even have another election if this dictator like leader continues to invoke his agenda on us. His hero’s include George Soros and Fidel Castro. He loves the dictatorship of China. He is an admitted Globalist, not a Canada supporter.

    Muslim and Islam are not races, they are religions. His preferred religion, his religion of choice, is Muslim, he has publicly stated this fact. They are targeting the children and youth by allowing Islam, (Religion was removed from the school curriculum resulting that the Lord’s Pray is not even allowed.) to be taught in school. Only Islam, there are no other religions being catered to. Children and youth, are the most easily influenced and brainwashed. They are doing it at school because they are away from their parents influence and supervision. Liken this to Hitler’s Youth where the same tactics were used. Is it not against the Charter of Rights to have a religion shoved down school children’s throats?

    Here is a history of why the Lord’s Prayer was removed from schools.
    This September marks 29 years since a group of Sudbury parents had the Lord’s Prayer removed from Ontario public schools.
    Philip Zylberberg and two other Sudbury parents won a decision saying the reciting of the prayer violated the Charter of Rights.
    He and two other parents, among them a Jew, Muslim and a non-believer, filed a lawsuit in 1985 under the Charter of Rights, which was new at the time. Three years later, in September 1988, they won a decision against the Sudbury school board which had the Lord’s Prayer removed from all Ontario public schools. Subsequently, it has been removed from all public schools in Canada.

    Yes, Trudeau is transparent just look at his actions. They can leave no doubt to what he is up to.

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