Instead of extending the CERB, the Liberal government says it will create more than a million jobs in Canada.
This will be done through “investments in the social sector and infrastructure, immediate training to quickly upgrade workers’ skills and incentives for employers to hire and retain workers.”
In order toTrudeau’s speech must have secured the support of at least one other party.
However, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh had asked him to, and the Prime Minister did not promise any of these things.
In a social media post moments after the speech ended, Singh tweeted to say, “This PM has shown us that his actions don’t match his empty words. ”
He added: “It doesn’t have to be that way. ”
What happens next remains to be seen.
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