Statistics Canada says the unemployment rate is now seven per cent. Not one journalist has asked John McCallum, the immigration minister, or his boss, "Little Potato," if it makes sense to bring in thousands of low-skill workers from the Third World to Canada right now.
These refugees aren’t PhDs, engineers and entrepreneurs.
Le Devoir says 77 per cent of the ones being dumped in Quebec don’t speak French OR English.
I know a company that wants to hire a few thousand people. It’s called Trans-Canada Pipelines. Add the Northern Gateway and Transmountain pipelines and that’s $35 billion worth of jobs. The Petronas fracking pipelines, and you’re now over $60 billion. Canada’s unemployment rate would fall two whole points.
Then we really would need to import workers — but probably not illiterate Syrians…
NEXT: Howard Anglin, Executive Director of the Canadian Constitutional Foundation, talks about Dr. Brian Day's trial and what it means for increasing access to private health care in Canada. (Learn more at YourHealthCantWait.ca)
THEN: Connor Whitehouse, the President of the Yukon Conservative Association, joins me to talk about electoral reform.
We should make this young guy our honorary Yukon correspondent — I think you'll like his style!
FINALLY: Your messages to me about this week's news!