Vladimir Putin

Wilson, The Honourable Michael H.

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The danger of giving ultimate responsibility for freedom to bureaucratic officers or ministers. The suggestion that this is happening in Canada. The dangers of the growth of government power. Changes that have happened in Canada over the last six years. The need for constraint of government by the private sector. A critical review of the current government and its recent budget. How the budget attacks real national objectives of Canadians. Looking back at previous budgets and their effects, with many examples. Using grants and/or incentives: advantages and disadvantages of each. Programs suggested and offered by the Progressive Conservative Party. The meaning of freedom, and economic freedom.