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For example, the $100 per month child care benefit given to
parents would be better spent fixing the daycare system than covering two days
of child care, and could have saved the infant programs at Spring Creek.
I have a hard time voting for any party that promises to cut my
taxes, or perpetuates the myth that government wastes our money. I’m all for
cutting government bureaucracy and being on the alert for waste, but most
studies show that governments are remarkably efficient at getting money where
it needs to go.
Hopefully some of the parties will see things the same way in the next federal election. Which we can probably expect in the next two years or so.