Raw notes from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s speech at FCM 2019

by Arjun Singh

Raw notes from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s speech at FCM 2019

Arjun Singh  May 31, 2019 at 7:04 am

– middle class 

– family 

– retirement secure 

– communities are strength and force of our country

– Federal government as partner to local govt

– we've seen promises broken by some provinces 

– infrastructure funding priority for this mandate , moved quickly early 

– clean water a right 

– homelessness and affordability changes

– national housing strategy 

– Hamilton housing homeless successes

– true partner 

– climate action – 1 billion to FCM green municipal fund 

– extreme weather 

– 5000 projects approved versus 793 in last conservative mandate 

– dig at Premier Ford 

– double gas tax this year 

– conservative cuts, warning. Cautionary tale 

– don't go back to austerity

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Arjun Singh

Arjun is a trained facilitator and is currently co-chair of the Canadian Community for Dialogue and Deliberation.

Arjun was born and raised in Kamloops. His parents, Dr Gur and Mrs Manju Singh, immigrated to Canada from India in the 1960s. He previously served on council from 2005-2008. He has a MA in Professional Communication from Royal Roads University and a Certificate in Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement from Fielding Graduate University.

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