- NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh
- Conservative Jay Shin
- Liberal Richard Lee
- People's Party's Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson
She attacks Singh for his previous comments defending refugees.
He says he wishes he designed this beautiful Ismaili Centre.
He's now touting his plan to build service hubs in rural Canada.
He says he has been to many events at the Ismaili Centre. He's lived in Burnaby for 32 years, half of which he's spent as the BC Liberal MLA.
Touts Liberal plan to grow the economy, create jobs, protect the environment, etc.
Conservatives don't have a plan for housing, NDP plan is unrealistic, he says.
Liberals are making life more expensive, Shin says. The answer to affordability is low taxes.
Liberals can't finish the pipeline.
Q1: How much of a priority is housing, what will you do about it?
Conservatives will work with city and province on housing.
Will work with other organizations to build more housing.
Liberals and Conservatives don't care. NDP will build half a million units of housing in 10 years.
She points to Burnaby financial reserve which is over $1 billion (it's $1.7B). Says the "NDP" gv't in Burnaby has failed to build housing.
Housing is a provincial issues.
Lee: Liberals will reduce homelessness by 50% by building new units in Burnaby South.
Liberals aren't doing enough.
Says immigration is "not sustainable." There's a "neverending flow of new people."
Cutting down on immigration is how the feds can address housing issue.
We need a tax advantage over the U.S.
Singh: It's the fault of the hard-working oil sands workers their subject to busts and booms. It's Lib/Con fault for not investing in people.
Thompson: You never know whether NDP will be pro- and anti-pipeline. "Absolutely no cohesion in this party."
Trans Mountain is the most environmentally friendly way to transport oil. New pipe is an investment in new tech.
Ending crony capitalism will create jobs; Cut spending. Says Canada should be investing, not paying money to Omar Khadr.
We need better training programs so people can gain job skills.
Native Education Centre is training Indigenous people for work, including for roofing and construction.
I've been to many boards of trade who say we need more people with skills. We also need to recognize foreign credentials. There are too many doctors driving taxis.
"I'm all for immigration .. it has to balanced."
Liberal government brought in Syrian refugees without proper resources.
Trudeau has welcomed "illegal border crossers."
My family came in 1971 came here under Liberal family reunification came here.
We need the manpower from immigration.
We need immigration. We need to recognize immigrants' skills. We need to make immigration system more transparent.
CPC lottery system unfair. Lib cap unfair.
I was on the only white girl in school in Uganda. I was only blonde girl among Inuit.
Marrisa Shen's murder demands we are careful
I had some technical issues that broke the livetweet.
Accusations of racism went back and forth.