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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October 9, 2017

New Liberal Tax on Employee Discounts Will Target the Working Class

Ottawa, Ontario—Conservative Shadow Finance Minister, Pierre Poilievre, today condemned Justin Trudeau’s new tax on employee discounts, a plan uncovered by Globe and Mail reporter, Campbell Clark, who published an email he received from a CRA official confirming the new rule.   Under the new rules, local business owners will now need to track each time a waitress gets a discount …

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September 19, 2017

Deficit 80% bigger than expected

OTTAWA, ON – Finance Canada announced today in its Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada (fiscal year 2016-2017) that the deficit was $17.8 billion, or 80% higher than the Liberals promised in their election platform.   The deficit is the result of a 6% year-over-year spending increase, more than double the combined rate of inflation and population growth. …

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