Party Platforms

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Measuring Where the Parties Stand

As the parties release more information and speak to their positions on issues important to Canadian workers, Let’s Build Canada will  keep you up to date on where they stand.

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The Conservatives' Record
The Liberals' Record
The NDP's Record

Introduced anti-union legislation that buried unions in red tape.

Repealed the Conservatives’ anti-union legislation.

Fought back against the Conservatives’ anti-union legislation.

Made it harder for Canadians to join a union.

Rolled back anti-union laws and supported union membership through apprenticeships.

Fundamentally supports workers’ right to organize and join a union.

Made it harder for workers to refuse dangerous work.

Made historic investments in infrastructure spending, rolling back years of Conservative austerity policies.

Fought the Harper-era legislation that made it harder for workers to refuse to work on an unsafe jobsite.

Voted against emergency pandemic supports.

Created and extended emergency pandemic supports.

Fought to extend emergency pandemic supports.

Promising to cancel $10-per-day child care agreements, including in Quebec, and replace it with inadequate tax credits favouring the rich.

Finalizing national $10-a-day child care, with a majority of provinces already signed on, helping workers save thousands per year.

Has long championed $10-a-day child care and paying child care workers a living wage.

Repealed Fair Wage legislation, allowing contractors to cut corners and take money out of their workers’ pockets.

Have consulted on options for a new Fair Wage policy.

Opposed the Conservative repeal of the federal Fair Wages Act and has championed new Fair Wages legislation.

Commitments from the platforms

The Conservatives' Record
The Liberals' Record
The NDP's Record

Committed to doubling the Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit for the next three years.

Committed to doubling the Union Training and Innovation program to $50 million a year.

Through Community Benefit Agreements will guarantee that good jobs, training, apprenticeships and support for local businesses are part of every infrastructure project.

Will invest $250 million over two years to create the Canada Job Training Fund.

Will launch a Clean Jobs Training Centre.

Investments in renewable technologies that will create job opportunities.

Will create the Working Canadian Training Loan to provide low interest loans of up to $10,000 to people who want to upgrade their skills.

Working towards Just Transition legislation and the creation of advisory body to support workers in sectors impacted by the transition to Net Zero. Has made substantial investments in training and apprenticeships over the last six years.

Will change EI rules to allow workers who quit their job to go to school to qualify for EI benefits; expand options for workers in designated sectors and regions to take EI funded training in advance of losing a job.

Will introduce the Construction Mobility Tax Credit will allow workers to subtract up to $4,000 per year of temporary relocation expenses from taxable income.

Will introduce a new Labour Mobility Tax Credit to allow workers to deduct up to $4,000 in eligible travel and temporary relocation expenses.

Have consistently and historically supported a tax credit or deduction for skilled trades workers. Introduced numerous pieces of legislation on this issue and have committed to make this a reality.

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