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Conservatives stoke fear of NDP-Liberal coalition as Scheer pushes for majority
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Conservatives stoke fear of NDP-Liberal coalition as Scheer pushes for majority

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer is raising the spectre of a reckless, tax−and−spend Liberal−NDP coalition government to urge Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21. The Conservative leader warned Monday that such a coalition would lead to out−of−control spending, “massive” new taxes and “endless deficits” that would drive away investment and throw thousands of Canadians out of work. Scheer played the...

Scheer promises EI tax credit for new parents if Conservatives form government
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Scheer promises EI tax credit for new parents if Conservatives form government

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer made a pre−campaign play for parental votes Tuesday as he promised that a Conservative government would introduce a tax credit for new mothers and fathers receiving special employment insurance benefits so they can stay home with a new child. The government taxes employment insurance benefits for new parents, along with any employer top−up,...