It's far too hard for people to obtain credit even when they work. So what chance do people on the East Side have?
They say "Give man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man how to fish and he will eat forever."
There are a lot of initiatives to provide temporary support for people. Whether they be welfare or food bank. But these are all temporary solution. And by the time you get to that point, it is already too late to recover. I want to make a change where people don't have to resort to these help. That they can make a stand for themselves and recover from a financial crisis much faster and easier.
Most people are not aware that 97 percent of our "money" in Canada is created in the form of credit or debt with interest cost attached for no other reason than bank profits. I propose mass education on the incredible potential for real growth in Canada if we, through our government, were to begin using the Bank of Canada to create all currency in this country, for the benefit of all of our citizens rather than for the benefit of private bankers.