July 10, 2018

Small businesses still need to keep guard against Trudeau tax hikes

GUEST COLUMN: Small businesses still need to keep guard against Trudeau tax hikes By Pierre Poilievre and Michelle Rempel “What a relief,” sighed many small business owners after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau finally began backtracking from their massive new tax increases last fall. The original Liberal proposals, rolled out in the middle of last summer, …

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July 9, 2018

Trudeau failed to prep Canada for the economic storm clouds

GUEST COLUMN: Trudeau failed to prep Canada for the economic storm clouds By Pierre Poilievre, Special to Postmedia Network When Justin Trudeau became the captain of Canada’s economic ship, the sun was shining. An accelerating world economy led by our biggest trading partner’s roaring recovery, a booming Canadian residential market and a 70% increase in oil prices to boost our resource-driven …

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June 7, 2018

Government Votes Down Bill to Allow Workers with Disabilities to Keep their Earnings

OTTAWA—JUNE 6, 2018 Official Opposition Shadow Finance Minister Pierre Poilievre said that he will continue to fight for workers on disability assistance after the government voted down his private member’s bill today. The Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act would have addressed the “welfare wall” by ensuring that workers on disability did not lose more in taxes and government clawbacks …

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March 8, 2018

Liberal Tax Hike on Local Businesses May Cost Twice What Minister Morneau Claimed

The Parliamentary Budget Officer’s latest report revealed that small businesses will end up paying at least half a billion more under new rules   OTTAWA, ON – Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, today responded to a new report from the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) which found that the Liberal government’s latest tax changes will cost local …

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March 5, 2018

Man who hired over 1000 people with disabilities backs the Opportunity Act

OTTAWA, ON – Today Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre announced that Randy Lewis, a former Senior Vice President of Walgreens who employed over 1000 workers with disabilities, endorses the Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act:   “I am pleased to announce today that Randy Lewis has endorsed the Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act, which will allow workers with …

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February 5, 2018

The Opportunity Act

Opportunity Act Empowers Workers with Disabilities to Get Ahead Bill Seeks to Remove Taxes & Clawbacks that punish work FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        February 5, 2018   OTTAWA, ON —Today Pierre Poilievre, the Official Opposition Shadow Finance Minister, introduced a bill to ensure that Canadians with disabilities can gain more from working than they lose to taxes and clawbacks. The bill responds …

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December 22, 2017

 Response by the Shadow Minister of Finance Following the Government’s Economic and Fiscal Projections

OTTAWA, ON – Today Conservative Shadow Minister of Finance Pierre Poilievre released this statement, following the government’s Update of Long-term Economic and Fiscal Projections:   “Today’s projections show that the government intends to keep piling up the debt until 2045 – only 25 years longer than they promised. It also warns of cost pressures from our aging population. The government’s …

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December 13, 2017

Christmas eggnog with Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer and MP Pierre Poilievre

(Click to enlarge) You are invited to Christmas eggnog and/or luncheon with Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer and MP Pierre Poilievre on December 20, 2017.  The Christmas eggnog will be from 10:00am -11:30am at the Manotick Legion (5550 Ann Street) and the Luncheon from 12:00-1:00pm at the ALE- Amberwood Lounge and Eatery (54 Springbrook Drive) in Stittsville. This is your chance to …

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October 22, 2017

Justin Trudeau is Raising Taxes on Canadians with Diabetes

OTTAWA – Conservative Shadow Ministers today joined Diabetes Canada to demand that Justin Trudeau cancel his latest tax grab, this time targeting vulnerable Canadians living with diabetes. Conservatives recently learned that the Canada Revenue Agency has been denying diabetics’ applications for the Disability Tax Credit, even when their doctors have certified that they are eligible under the law, resulting in …

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