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Pandemic recovery plan

By Lethbridge Herald Opinion on December 4, 2020.

We need a ‘Made in Canada’ plan to get the country back on track economically
How should Canada look to recover?
With nearly one year of the pandemic in the rearview mirror, it seems appropriate to reflect on where we have been and where we are going.
When it comes to implementing next steps there is a myriad of ideas and many are worth considering. What is not a good idea is to use this period to reinvent our society so that some sectors can move ahead while others are pushed to the brink.
Unfortunately, this is precisely the strategy being employed by the Liberal government.
The prime minister frequently rehearses the mantra of needing to “build back better,” but it has become clear this is simply a line being used to justify the exploitation of the pandemic to further his socialist agenda. This agenda conveniently appeals to parts of the country where he is seeking electoral support and alienates other areas considered to be Conservative strongholds.
The prime minister is reimagining our country according to his ideals, and in doing so, he is picking winners and losers by design.
You may have heard Trudeau talk about a “reset” to explain his intentions. Many Canadians quickly associated his usage of the term with a larger global agenda to renovate the global economy into a more socialist order. These allegations were immediately disregarded as conspiracy theories by defenders of global society.
To be clear, “The Great Reset” was in fact authored by globalist and founder of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Klaus Schwab. Schwab, who believes “Capitalism, in its current form, has no place in the world around us,” has not minced words one iota when discussing the need to utilize the perilous times of this pandemic to reset the world economic order. This is not a conspiracy theory; it couldn’t be more blatantly obvious.
The WEF website states:
“As we enter a unique window of opportunity to shape the recovery, this initiative will offer insights to help inform all those determining the future state of global relations, the direction of national economies, the priorities of societies, the nature of business models and the management of a global commons.”
What must not go unnoticed is the verbiage being used by our very own leader. Prime Minister Trudeau is exercising a form of parroting. In a recent address to the UN, here is what he said:
“The pandemic has provided an opportunity for a reset. This is our chance to accelerate our pre-pandemic efforts to reimagine economic systems that actually address global challenges, like extreme poverty, inequality and climate change.”
Based on his actions, it is obvious Prime Minister Trudeau is taking his marching orders from outside of Canada. He is allowing Canadian sectors that don’t align with Schwab’s “Great Reset” to die off, which will harm our economic well-being and result in significant job loss.
We need a “Made in Canada” recovery plan, not one from global elites.
Our prime minister has abdicated his role as leader of this country and defender of Canadians’ interests in exchange for global acceptance and popularity.
Canada has the largest pandemic deficit per capita in the world and the government recently announced in its Fall Economic Statement it will continue to spend more. Despite this level of spending, we have one of the highest unemployment rates in the G7. Our government has spent recklessly, throwing money around left and right without presenting a plan for economic recovery. Unproductive public spending is surpassing economic growth and it is debilitating our country.
You see, dolling out money is a government’s dream. It turns the people’s affections toward the leader by positioning him as a hero and a caretaker and gives him a tremendous amount of control over recipients’ lives. Responsible leaders restrain themselves from utilizing this enticing tool excessively because they know in the long run it is incredibly destructive for the people and the country.
If this government cared about Canadians, small businesses, protecting the vulnerable and ensuring that weddings and funerals could be attended by family and loved ones, then it would have prioritized the approval of rapid tests and vaccines. Instead, Canada has trailed other countries from the very beginning.
If there was to be a reset coming out of this pandemic, I would suggest that it be to shrink the size of government and give more authority, influence and power back to Canadians. It is not the government that is going to get our economy back on track. It is the Canadian people who will. They are the problem-solvers, the solutions-makers and the wealth-creators.
No matter how hard it tries, a government can never replace the economic and societal benefits of a job.
Instead of shining the spotlight onto himself and his government, the prime minister should be directing it toward Canadians, whose ingenuity and resolve will push this country ahead.
Our government is beholden to the people, not to some globalist agenda. Although it may not seem like it all the time, Canadians hold the cards, and it is up to the people to call the government to a higher standard.
Rachael Harder is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Lethbridge. Her column appears the first Friday of the month.

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Trudeau is on record and on video professing his desire to use the covid pandemic as an excuse for a global “reset”. He obviously is colluding with Klaus Schwab and his created World Economic Forum (WEF) and follow their agenda to transform the current capitalist structure into a socialist model. Interestingly, when Trudeau was confronted and asked to explain his pro-globalist/socialist supportive narrative in the video of his own speech, he labelled those concerned as, “conspiracy theorists”. In October, 2020, the WEF published a so-called, “white paper” entitled, “Resetting the Future of Work Agenda – in a Post-Covid World”. One of the aims of the white paper is to digitize as many jobs as possible. It is obvious that Trudeau is a proponent of globalism and a big supporter to the UN agenda for their globalist leanings.Globalism as per the Schwab doctrine would likely turn western nations socialist with an end game of communism and the end of private property, suggesting the end of freedom of movement for citizens as well as requiring travellers to possess proof of vaccination travel passports.
Here is the link to the WEF, “white paper” on their global reset strategy agenda.
Here is the link to the video of Trudeau explaining his desire for the “global reset”.

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Main concepts of Klaus Schwab’s great reset..

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Southern Albertan

Trudeau socialist? The federal Liberals, for years, have been and still are, very good at social democrat talk during election campaigns, but once in power, have been quite ‘right wing.’ Thus, the ‘Mouseland’ political story still, applies. And, are the Liberals and the Conservatives capable of taking Canada’s capitalist wealth and doing equal wealth distribution such as financially successful social democrat countries do? The answer is, no. Both, have had years and years in power to do it, and have not.
And, as far as dealing with the COVID pandemic, what should have been done is a case of the train already leaving the station, i.e. early, strict and lengthy lockdown as was done in Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. Now, their small businesses, etc. are back up and running. It is a no brainer that economic recuperation cannot take place unless the pandemic is controlled.
Depending on a vaccine has been iffy, and even now, can be subject to delays. And, in the meantime, an Edmonton doctor yesterday being interviewed on CBC’s Power & Politics, stated Alberta was at the COVID breaking point and if it keeps up, we will be in the same situations as Italy and New York.
Not that I would vote for Trudeau, but, in the meantime the tiresome Conservative Trudeau bashing and blaming goes on, and voting projections still put the Trudeau Liberals ahead, either in a majority or a minority, along with some progressive influence coming from the NDP and the Green Party.


Ms. Harder, in these trying times, quite clearly, your repetitious mantra has become tiresome diatribe. It is beyond belief that you do not have any understanding of the history of globalism which arose in the 19th century and more alarming that you have indulged conspiracy theorists by using the term ‘reset’.
Moreover, given that you have already been called out for spreading misinformation, it also appears that you have successfully caught yourself in a rhetorical trap of your own making.
Higher standard? Pffft!


I read the link you provided. Exactly what part of “10 people” dying of Covid within the context at the time that Harder stated it, is misinformation? It is obvious that the biased CBC article aim was to attack Harder. The only folks who are blind to the pro-left wing narrative of the CBC are those that likely subscribe to the same left wing, liberal philosophy. Pre-existing medical conditions certainly do factor into and increase the likelihood of succumbing to the virus.
Instead of presenting a logical argument to counter Harder’s narrative you instead attack the messenger rather than giving a cogent rebuttal. It is clear you have an angry dislike for Harder, as well as an opposing political ideology and it shows in the tone of your comment. You offer zero counter argument other than your own misinformation. It is likely you know anything of Schwab and his nefarious Marxist leaning FED organization.
In addition the global reset is called just that, even by the person who coined the phrase and developed it, Klaus Schwab. Maybe you could and should do some research for yourself to better understand the WEF agenda and details of that.
“The province’s comorbidity fact sheet is updated weekly, with the last one released on Nov. 11. The number of COVID-19 deaths recorded at that time was 369 individuals….Out of that number, 75.3% of Albertans who died had done so while suffering “with 3 or more conditions” in addition to COVID-19.
The next highest figure were those suffering from two comorbidities in addition to COVID-19, which made up 16.5% of cases. Those with one extra condition made up 5.4%. And those without a comorbidity were 2.7% of the tally, or 10 persons.”
FUREY: The important COVID data from Alberta that all Canadians need to know | Toronto Sun
“There is now clear evidence that people with pre-existing chronic conditions or compromised immune systems are at higher risk of dying of COVID-19, especially among those over the age of 80”.


Obviously, then, your comprehension skills are limited OR you have selective reading skills. Have you given the least attention to the fact that in your binary worldview you are making grand assumptions? Whatever you think o the CBC, Dr. Raj Bhardwaj stated:
“I think the big message that it sends is that this member of Parliament really has very little respect for human life,” said Dr. Raj Bhardwaj, an urgent care physician in Calgary.
“To say that the real death toll is, you know, double digits is absolutely ludicrous. It’s misinformation,” he said. (emphasis added)
It is Dr. Bhardwaj who called out Ms. Harder.


The good doctor’s statement is only his personal opinion not any truth. Far from it. Because it fits your dislike for Harder you treat is as truth. You are blurring fact and fiction.
By the way, you do know that Trudeau has been a guest speaker at the World Economic Forum (WEF) more than once ? Him, Gerald Butts and Klaus Schwab are all close friends and support the same socio-economic and political Marxist agenda and ideologies. Trudeau is even quoted as admiring China’s dictatorship.

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Seth Anthony

Slow clap on all counts Dakota.

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Ms. Harder was also called out recently in the House of Commons with a Point of Order for citing misinformation:
“Harder started to say that if the NDP really wanted to stop pandemic profiteering, they should want to investigate Trudeau, when she was cut off by the deputy speaker for a point of order.
Charlie Angus, an NDP MP for Timmins-James Bay, said people have to “tell the truth” in the House.
“I am kind of glad the member is no longer chair of the ethics committee, but if she were, she would know that she is debating my NDP motion to investigate WE. Rather than committing the falsehood she is committing point after point, she should be truthful with the House. Maybe that is why she is no longer chair of the committee,” said Angus.”

Seth Anthony

Give it up IMO. Otherwise, you’re going to get “owned” by Dakota even more profoundly than you already have been. Your emotion and bias is no match for Dakota’s logic and objectivity.

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On the contrary, Seth Anthony. All that Dakota has accomplished is to demonstrate her/his obedience to the whistle and that she/he purports to be the sole holder of truth.

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Seth Anthony

Dakota did none of those things.

Dakota presented facts, nothing more. Facts that successfully refuted your “reset” and “misinformation” claims, and exposed your emotional bias.

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What would you and your party have done instead Rachael?

I say it all the time, but what do you do for us as our federal representative? We pay you 6 figures and all I see is the propaganda garbage you mail out each month.. full of your photos with rural/religious volunteers and few (if none) non-white people.

Also.. Why havnt you taken a pay cut when so many small businesses have had to close in 2020?