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Jagmeet Singh's NDP wants to extend the temporarily doubled Goods and Services Tax (GST) credit, according to statements Singh made in an interview with the Canadian Press. The GST credit typically grants additional money to low-income Canadian residents, offsetting the financial pressure of paying federal taxes.

It was doubled in 2022 over six months, meaning eligible Canadians received twice as much from the government during one of the two pay periods between which the GST payment is split.

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The 2022 federal budget was released yesterday with significant focus on affordable housing, dental care, and national defense in light of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, among other initiatives. So let's talk about what this could mean for your teeth.

While healthcare, in general, seems to be taking a backseat in this year's list of budget priorities, dental care in Canada will be getting an overhaul. If the budget passes, the healthcare system will receive $5.3 billion over the next five years and $1.7 billion moving forward to make dental care more accessible to Canadians.

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The Liberal Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party (NDP) are teaming up with a deal that could keep the Liberal government in power until 2025. The partnership includes new policy commitments, such as the introduction of a pharmacare plan and a limited dental coverage plan.

According to a press release from the prime minister's office (PMO), the first cause the new partnership is prioritizing is "a better healthcare system" for Canadians.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he and New Democratic Party leader, Jagmeet Singh have signed an agreement that will help keep the Liberal Party in power until 2025.

Trudeau shared the news during a March 22 press conference where he ensured Canadians that the Liberals and the NDP will "work together to put people and families first, deliver results, and build a better future."

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Most Quebecers agree that the term "systemic racism" is an "accurate way of describing the level of prejudice and discrimination" in the province, a survey by Leger for the Association for Canadian Studies shows.

66% of polled Quebecers either strongly or "somewhat" agreed with that sentiment. That's compared to a 67% average among provinces, according to the survey.

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Quebec students would've also favoured the Liberals and helped them win a minority government — though a much slimmer one — if they were able to vote, according to Student Vote Canada.

If students were able to cast ballots in the federal election, the Liberals would have won 116 seats nationally, forming a minority government. The official opposition would be the New Democratic Party (NDP), with 106 seats.

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The Canadian election took a hilarious turn Thursday after NDP leader Jagmeet Singh came to Montreal on a campaign trip to serve his famous Punjabi poutine out of a food truck.

The problem is, the food truck broke down on the way to the event, leaving many NDP supporters and journalists hungry for cheese curds.

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has always had a soft spot for Quebec and has made it no secret that he absolutely loves the province. But not just because of the poutine and bagels.

He recently visited Montreal on his campaign trail and caught up with Narcity Québec's Jean-Michel Claremont-Goulet for an exclusive interview in French.

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We're here people, the day all of Canada has been waiting on for the past three months: election day. Like any good Canadian, you're obviously going out to vote today, if only to seem socially conscious and respectable like all of your friends on Facebook who have been posting "go vote" statuses. That's what we're here for.

To make sure all y'all actually go out and vote (if you don't know where your nearest voting station is, Google's special election day graphic will let you know) we're providing you with a brief rundown on all of the major parties involved in Canada's political showdown. Even if you followed zero parts of the election thus far, and regrettably missed all the awful campaign commercials, our guide will help you choose the party that fits your own personal policies best.

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