I am 57 so I do not have all the free programs you are speaking of. I have money that I have earned by working for it.
I do not believe it is the right of anyone, or any government to take my money and give it to another that is not working.
Unless there are extreme circumstances, the person should be able to support themselves.
Yes, school programs are good, education is good. Hopefully when you grow into adulthood, and start being an asset to society instead of a drain, you will pay back, by taxation, what you have taken.
But we have a large group of people that are sucking the gov dry, and contributing nothing.
Welfare cost 1.5 billion dollars last year for the city of Toronto alone. What is with that? How many people are on welfare?
You have gov employees making $100,000 per year, while I barely make $50,000. What is with that?
You have gov employee with pension plans greater then most high paid businessmen. Whats with that?
You have conservationists going around stopping private industry from making profit, while they are spending on projects that contribute nothing to the general welfare.
Money wasted on expenses, dinners, flights, parties, etc. Whats with that?