Turbans For Helmets – Trudeau Taxes
Doug Ford government promises to exempt Sikhs who wear turbans from motorcycle helmet laws
Members of the Sikh Motorcycle Club of Ontario have been riding around on four wheels instead of two for a number of years because it’s currently illegal to ride a motorcycle with a turban instead of a helmet.
“We are basically incomplete without the turban,” said Jagdeep Singh, a representative with the motorcycle group.
“We have to be able to wear it in all aspects of life, which includes riding motorcycles.”
Coffee is good for you, more science shows
People who drank coffee, no matter how much or what kind they drank, were less likely to die over a 10-year period than non-coffee drinkers, according to a new report.
Even the heaviest coffee drinkers are less likely to die early than people who don’t drink coffee, new research finds.
It’s another piece of good news for coffee lovers, and it gets even better. It doesn’t matter what kind of coffee people drink — that includes decaf and instant coffee. And it also doesn’t matter what version of the “coffee gene” people have. Coffee-drinkers fared better than people who did not drink coffee.
92% of families face tax hike of over $2,200 beginning in 2019: Fraser Institute
A new Fraser Institute report — The Effect of Canadian Families of Changes to Federal Income Tax and CPP Payroll Tax — says more than 90% of Canadian families will pay higher taxes once the Canada Pension Plan tax increases are fully implemented by 2025. The first of seven increases to CPP tax — which all workers must pay — begins January 2019. The study’s co-author, Charles Lammam, talks about the impact on middle-class families.
Justin Trudeau defends Liberal carbon tax at Saskatoon trade school
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood by the Liberal government’s carbon tax plan when speaking at a town hall at a Saskatoon trade school Thursday.
While speaking before a crowd of primarily students at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, a self-proclaimed “farm boy” and plumber asked Trudeau about the policy.
“Where are we really going with carbon taxing? What’s really the point?” the attendee asked.
Maxime Bernier says even the NDP might want to join his new People’s Party
While Maxime Bernier once wanted to be leader of the federal Conservatives, he says people don’t need to be conservative to join his new party.
In fact, even some NDP members might want to join up.
In an interview with the West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Bernier explained why his new People’s Party of Canada wants to attract voters and candidates from a diverse range of political stripes who don’t feel the main parties right now pay enough attention to their concernsShare on Facebook Tweet about this