Policy alert

Michael Ignatieff promises various initiatives for rural Canada and a tax credit for firefighters.

The Liberals are also pledging to introduce new tax incentives in the form of a $3,000 refundable tax credit for volunteer firefighters. They noted that the majority of volunteer firefighters would not be able to benefit from a non-refundable tax credit proposed by the Conservatives.

The Liberals have also released a video outlining their rural agenda.

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