Justin Trudeau has hired 2 nannies to care for his children and it’s being paid by Canadian taxpayers. The hiring was approved and authorized by the cabinet last week, since they count as “special assistants at the prime minister’s residence.” The caregivers will receive $15-20 hourly during the day as well as $11-13/hr for overnight shifts.
This comes after Trudeau’s election campaign in which he emphasized that rich families, like his and former PM Stephen Harper’s, didn’t need taxpayers’ help. Back then, he argued “We don’t need it. And Canada can’t afford it”.
Is this fair?
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