Ottawa Update – Week of February 15

Dear Constituents, As Parliament reconvenes today after a constituency week break and the Family Day long weekend, I wanted to provide you with an update on some of the key happenings from Ottawa over the past 10 days. Mandatory Quarantine Hotels for Air Passengers The Prime Minister announced ... Full Article

Vaccine Procurement Update

Dear Constituents, Last week was a busy one with the House back in session.  I spent my time in Ottawa speaking with colleagues and listening for any news or insights that became apparent regarding vaccine procurement.  (I also spoke on Bill C-14 (the latest Economic Statement) click here to ... Full Article

Fall Economic Update

Dear Constituents, The Liberal government this week released its long-awaited economic update.  This report to Canadians is the government’s answer for failing to introduce a budget since February 2019. This update tells us what we suspected – that the government continues to take on ... Full Article

Suncor Moving 700 Jobs from Ontario to Calgary

Suncor announced this week that it’s moving 700 jobs FROM Ontario TO Calgary. I doubt the Liberal MPs in the area are too happy. Will pink slips make them finally stand up against their Leader’s ideologically driven agenda? Full Article

Happenings in Ottawa This Past Week

Dear Constituents, Parliament resumed in full this week for the first time since March 12th. MPs met periodically over the spring and summer months, mostly virtually, in various committees until the Prime Minister prorogued the House on August 18th. In doing so, the PM said that due to COVID-19 ... Full Article

Federal Deficit – Hate to Say I Told You So

  From My Email Update Friday April 10/2020 It is conceivable the federal budget deficit this current year (April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021), when these massive expenditures are combined with a significant drop in revenue, could equal or exceed the entire $350 billion budget of the just ... Full Article

Official Opposition Launches Back to Work Bonus Proposal

The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, today announced the Back to Work Bonus, a Conservative proposal to make the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) more flexible and generous. “Since the pandemic began, Conservatives have been ... Full Article