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Canada is prepping its economy for a second wave of COVID-19. The U.S. is a different story.
On Thursday, the Alberta premier reacted harshly to the throne speech.
Quality daycare needs to be part of Canada's economic infrastructure.
The prime minister said surging COVID-19 cases has Canada at a “crossroads.”
The government is promising a plan to create one million jobs.
Canada has been talking about basic income for nearly 50 years.
"Our focus right now is on the COVID crisis," the prime minister says.
The NDP leader says his party is ready for an election, “but it’s not our goal.”
This change of heart has even the most experienced political analysts scratching their heads and trying to figure out what exactly the Liberals end game in all of this is.