The actual ignorance in this thread to the activities of government is super entertaining. The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau P.C., M.P.
, the Prime Minister, has done more with what mere "blink of an eye" of the present term has transpired to earn the trust and confidence of the public than the previous government over the entire course of its last mandate.
If Liberals have already delivered
on six campaign promises:
- Appointed a cabinet with gender parity for the first time in Canadian history
- Maintained Canada's participation in NATO operations REASSURANCE and UNIFIER
- Restored the mandatory long-form census
- Cut middle-class tax bracket from 22.0% to 20.5%
- Introduced a new tax bracket of 33% for income over $200,000
- Revoked rules and regulations muzzling government scientists
The Liberals are also well on the way to delivering on these promises, too:
- Canceling the Northern Gateway Pipeline
- Reopening nine Veterans Affairs service centres
- Creating a non-partisan, merit-based appointments process for senators
- Following Cohen Commission recommendations (re: Fraser River salmon stocks)
- Reopening the St. John's Maritime Rescue Sub-centre, and Kitsilano Coast Guard base
- Restore door-to-door mail delivery by Canada Post
- Launching a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women
- Lifting visa requirements for Mexican travelers to Canada
- Removing marijuana consumption and incidental possession offences from Criminal Code
- Creating a task force to design marijuana sale/distribution system
- Ending operation IMPACT (re: CF-18 participation in ISIS engagement)
- Reduce CF-18 replacement procurement budget, and abandon F-35 purchase
This looks like a pretty ambitious government so far, and one which is delivering on its promises.
On the only promise
, so far, that the Liberals have not delivered upon (i.e., the welcoming of 25,000 Syrian refugees before the end of the calendar year), the Liberals were open and honest with Canadians, and advised us of the new plan as soon as they could. The Government really is acting as though they are supposed to be reporting to Canadians through our Parliament (and through the revival of the national press gallery), and I think that this is resonating with electors.
Liberals' support for this prime minister is not some sort of infatuation with the man. We see the promises that the Government made during the election, we see the promises upon which the Government has delivered and is delivering since the election, and we appreciate it and approve. If by "cult of personality" you mean "Whoa, a prime minister is actually delivering on his promises and treating Canadians with the respect that we deserve," then sure, sign me up.