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

COVID-19 Update June 19 2020

Dear Constituents, This past week marked a major blow to the ego of the Prime Minister, when Canada came in third out of three countries competing for two UN Security council seats. This Liberal government has spent $2.5 million over the past 5 years attempting to woo and bribe voting members ... Full Article

COVID-19 Update June 12 2020

There were some technical problems with the links in this update when it was emailed to constituents.  We have corrected the links in the online version below.  Our apologies for the inconvenience.   Dear Constituents, Today marks a major milestone for our province as stage 2 of the post ... Full Article

COVID-19 Update June 5 2020

Dear Constituents, Things continue to look encouraging in terms of new case numbers for Alberta this week.  My sense is that many of us are beginning to breathe a sigh of relief and that some aspects of our day to day lives are moving back towards normal.  That being said, the implications of ... Full Article

COVID-19 Update May 29 2020

Dear Constituents, Deeper in debt and little to show for it might soon become the Liberal government’s motto. On Monday of this week the Prime Minister announced his intention to implement ten paid sick days leave for Canadian workers. This announcement was a blatant capitulation to the NDP ... Full Article

COVID-19 Update May 22 2020

Dear Constituents, The Liberal government spent the past week fixing programs, adjusting timelines, and defending its open ended spending policies.  Here are a few brief highlights that I will discuss in more detail in this email. • New guidelines were introduced allowing more small ... Full Article