You Always Foot The Bill For PM Idiots Blunders: Trudeau’s Liberal Party offers $114M in shut up money to provinces, cities for asylum seeker housing

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals plan to spend an extra $114.7 million to help pay for temporary housing for asylum seekers — a sum Ontario’s government criticized as being hundreds of millions short of what is needed.

The influx of irregular migrants has increased pressure on provinces to provide shelter and social services. Cities too have felt the crunch with the mayors of Canada’s largest cities on Monday calling for more federal housing money they say is badly needed.

A spokeswoman for Border Security Minister Bill Blair said the extra spending — referenced among $2.5 billion in new spending plans tabled late Monday by the government — is an acknowledgment that irregular border crossers have had a significant impact in places like Toronto and Montreal.