The federal and Ontario governments are putting up $13 billion in subsidies to get Volkswagen to build an electric vehicle battery plant in St. Thomas, Ontario, working out to $4.3 million for each of the 3000 jobs the plant is expected to create. This is the largest piece of corporate welfare in Canada’s history, but it’s not clear how or if taxpayers can recoup that money. Macdonald-Laurier Institute domestic policy director Aaron Wudrick joins The Andrew Lawton Show to discuss.
Also, Trudeau is practicing historical revisionism to gloss over his government’s Covid vaccine mandate.
Plus, is it time Alberta ditches the RCMP and starts its own provincial police force? Journalist Doug Firby from the C2C Journal joins to discuss his piece making the case for the Alberta Provincial Police, which you can read here.