The threat of an election has been avoided as the House of Commons unanimously voted in favour of a confidence vote - increasing CERB and introducing a temporary national sick leave program for workers.
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Originally from London, Ontario, James is currently studying Economics and Political Science at uOttawa. He is passionate about shining a spotlight on issues and stories that often receive little attention, and through his writing wants to amplify youth issues in Canadian politics.
The national address was an opportunity for Justin Trudeau to urge Canadians to work together and outline his government's COVID-19 approach.
A historic Throne Speech unlike any other. The Liberal government announced several strong initiatives to combat the COVID-19 pandemic but neglected many bold policies and left out the youth.
Canadians await COVID-19, climate crisis, and labour market solutions as Parliament returns with September 23rd's speech from the throne.
Broadband internet has been called a human right by the UN. The Canadian government's role in addressing unequal access remains uncertain.