Over the past eight years, the quality of life for most Canadians has stagnated or declined.
And the constituents of North Island-Powell River are no exception.
The region has become an unaffordable place to call home. Drug addiction, homelessness and crime are all getting worse.
And the resource sector has been left hanging by a thread.
Taxpayers deserve someone who will fight back.
Below is a preview of some of the policy priorities most important to Aaron - shared in his own words.
On many of these topics, Aaron has also produced viral, groundbreaking documentaries. The relevant entries are hyperlinked below.
Whether it’s forestry or fishing, energy or mining, Canadian resources (and resource workers) are the backbone of our economy.
It’s time to get pipelines built, dismantle Trudeau’s disastrous “underwater parks” (MPAs) and champion B.C.’s forest industry around the world.WATCH: Loggers, Protesters and the Fight for Fairy CreekWATCH: No Fishing Allowed: Trudeau’s Plan to Decimate an Entire Industry | Full MovieWATCH: How Canadian Energy Can Save the World
It shouldn’t cost Canadians an arm and a leg to fill up their tank.
The carbon tax is a regressive, job-killing tax that drives up the cost of living (especially gas prices) and has no impact on global emissions. It is especially unfair to rural and northern communities and leads to the offshoring of jobs overseas.WATCH: Inflation, Gas Prices and the Trudeau Government's Carbon Tax
There is nothing more important than the constitutional rights of Canadians, including freedom of speech, religion, mobility and bodily autonomy.
Bill C-11, C-18 and other anti-free speech legislation must be repealed immediately, while new COVID-19 restrictions, including vaccine mandates, must be opposed.WATCH: The End of Free Speech in Canada
As repeat, violent offenders terrorize our communities, the Trudeau/NDP coalition has weakened bail laws, removed mandatory minimum sentencing, and ignored calls from victims for serious criminal justice reform.
Unsurprisingly, crime has skyrocketed. It’s time to get tough on repeat, violent offenders and leave law-abiding Canadians alone.WATCH: The War on Legal Gun Owners in Canada
Handing out and decriminalizing hard drugs including fentanyl, heroin and crystal meth, only serves to normalize (and perpetuate) a coercive and destructive addiction.
Instead, more resources must be invested into treatment, recovery and rehabilitation.WATCH: Canada is Dying
Canada, and especially British Columbia, has become an unaffordable place to live, as money printing, massive deficits and anti-energy policies have turbocharged inflation across the country.
It’s time to build more homes, cut taxes, reign in inflation and finally balance the federal budget.WATCH: Why Are Housing Prices in Canada so High?
Over the past 8 years, Canada’s history and identity has been dragged through the mud.
Instead of tearing down statues, we should be proud of how much we’ve accomplished, and how far we’ve come.WATCH: The True Story of Sir John A. Macdonald