Quoting Mama❍Moon:" Which is too bad. I was always taught that cooperation is the key to success. "
Quoting MysticWitchKat:" Well the good point is that it makes us quite productive, and much easier to earn wealth outside of degrees if you want to. The bad side is it encourages a lot of selfish behavior in our country."
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting MysticWitchKat:</b>" They don't spend nearly 1/2 a trillion ... [snip!] ... military budget, which probably frees up some cash :-P."</blockquote> That's because you have us to protect you."I'm not canadian :-P.
Quoting MysticWitchKat:" I'm not canadian :-P."Thought it was another poster!
Quoting Kayla [ ]♥:" I can totally understand the cuts, though I think it's bad timing and wont last long... But there is ... [snip!] ... Moms program, which help moms if they really need anything for babies... As far as I know, that funding isn't going to be cut."
Quoting crazy coupon lady:" That runs off of something else well here it does anyways. Here its a non profit organization. But ... [snip!] ... last either. lol It is bad timing, Although there is a lot of things I disagree with about welfare. I am iffy on this one. lol"
Quoting Kayla [ ]♥:" I was on it 5 years ago, back when my SO lost a job (he worked 2 jobs and lost 1, long story) when I ... [snip!] ... them giving 2 years to moms who have had a baby, for "parental leave." THAT is something that needs to be cut. Seriously. "
Quoting crazy coupon lady:" Who gets 2 years?"
Quoting Kayla [ ]♥:" Ontario Works told me that I didn't need to find a job for 2 years to the date of my sons birth, and ... [snip!] ... for children until then... Though, perhaps it has been cut already. It was 4 years ago, and I was only on it for 3-4 months."
Quoting TheSugarComa:" I was wondering what all these programs were and realised that the Quebec system is rather different. ... [snip!] ... a couple of years. There are issues that need solving at the root cause, and not just a cheque to hope that they will leave."
Quoting crazy coupon lady:" Never heard of that. lol But on that note ontario works allows moms to stay home for 4 yrs not 2 ... [snip!] ... you cant afford. Now ow does pay your first baby bonus money till your baby bonus application goes through, but that it."