What Canada's 4 main political parties have promised for the North


From climate change to northern sovereignty to Indigenous rights, Canada’s political parties all have something to say about the future of northern communities.

We combed through each party’s platform to dig out the promises that affect the North.

Liberal Party

The Liberal Party is pledging to put at least $300 million toward an urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing strategy.

It will aim to end homelessness by building more affordable rental housing and fixing up units in disrepair.

It is promising to cut childcare costs in half next year and deliver on $10-a-day childcare within five years.

The party also is promising to speed up the roll-out of wireless and high-speed internet

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