2019 was a big year for us as Canadians, and for our movement. We moved forward with real and positive progress for Canadians, broke new records for grassroots fundraising and engagement, and earned another mandate from Canadians to keep working hard on the priorities that matter most to you.
Together, we have a lot to celebrate — and a lot of hope and hard work to look forward to in 2020!
Here are some of our 2019 highlights:
We started more conversations with Canadians than ever before
Liberal volunteers across Canada made 21 MILLION knocks and calls in the lead-up to Election Day Incredible work, everyone!
And we blew past our grassroots fundraising goals
With our best-ever Q2 and more Q3 donors chipping in than ever!Help us reach our end-of-year goal too – chip in now!
Earned another mandate from Canadians to keep moving Canada forward
And the Liberal team is already hard at work! First order of business? Cutting taxes for 20 million Canadians.
Welcomed 157 Liberal MPs to Ottawa
Including 24 new MPs! Meet our dedicated Liberal team in Parliament, here.
Put a price on pollution, to protect a clean environment while growing our economy
For a cleaner environment and a safer future for our kids and grandkids – and there’s more work ahead to fight climate change.
Took important steps toward implementing national universal pharmacare
So all Canadians have the drug coverage they need at an affordable price. Learn more about the Liberal plan to strengthen Canada’s healthcare system here.
Stood up for Canadians when it came to unfair steel and aluminum tariffs and the renegotiation of the new NAFTA.
More support for first-time homebuyers, including the new First-Time Home Buyer Incentive.
Single largest investment ever in the Canadian Coast Guard to renew the fleet
Launched a Digital and Data Charter to restore public trust and hold platforms accountable
The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) increased again this summer
and we’ve got plans to raise it *again* for families with kids under the age of one!
Canadians created even more jobs, and Canada’s economy is strong and growing
Canada is on track to have the second-fastest growing economy in the G7 this year, the strongest wage growth in a decade, and the lowest unemployment in 40 years.
Passed the Indigenous Languages Act
Next step: full implementation. We have a plan for that.
Joined the Christchurch Call to Action – a global pledge to end terrorism and violent extremism online
New Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program
Launched Canada’s first-ever Youth Policy at the Canada Youth Summit
Making zero-emission vehicles cheaper and more accessible
Announced a ban on harmful single-use plastics as early as 2021
Passed the new Accessibility Act
Another step closer to a barrier-free Canada for everyone
Implemented new rights and protections for air passengers
Because everyone deserves stress-free, safe, and consistent treatment when they travel
And with the support of Canadians who want to keep building on this progress, we’ve got a busy year ahead of us in 2020. Check out what we’re looking forward to next year!
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