Previous to today’s announcement, I honestly thought pretty much every segment of society was being provided with assistance to aid them during this time of crisis
“Today’s announcement will further help our most vulnerable Canadians and ensure organizations have what they need to help. Canadians need to look out for one another in these difficult times. We will get through this together.”
... a total of 70,000 pounds of donated food — filing six shipping containers, according to the food bank — was picked up by volunteers on Saturday ...
Where mergers of programs are needed it should be done ... and no one who can argue that there isn’t a duplication of services happening right now. There is also no one who could, with a straight face, argue that there are numerous households now bringing in far more money than ever before.
This crisis should not be an excuse for government to be careless with programs they are initiating ... we all know who is ultimately going to be responsible for the hundreds of billions this is going to end up costing.
It’s time to end the daily announcements of further cash expenditures – at least until what’s already in place has been reviewed to insure it’s needed, and not already being provided by some other level of government, or charitable organizations.