April 29, 2016

Poilievre congratulates RendezVous Group on LeBreton Decision

Former NCC Minister says development another reason to maintain four lanes on Sir John A Macdonald Parkway   OTTAWA, ON – Today, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton and Official Opposition Critic for the National Capital Commission (NCC), released the following statement: “First, I congratulate the RendezVous LeBreton Group for a successful submission and applaud the Devcore Canderel …

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April 18, 2016

Poilievre presses for answer on small business tax cut

OTTAWA, ON – Today The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton, continued to press the Liberal government for an answer on the status of the small business tax cut.   “In 2015, the Conservative government tabled a small business tax cut which would have reduced the small business tax rate to 9% by 2019,” Poilievre said. “Unfortunately, the …

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April 6, 2016

Poilievre calls for feds to open up the books to budget officer

Call comes after new PBO Report shows lack of transparency and billions in missing revenue in recent Liberal budget   Ottawa, ON – Today The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton and Official Opposition Critic for the Treasury Board, is alarmed at the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s concerns over the Liberal government’s 2016 budget.   “I am deeply concerned …

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April 5, 2016

The Liberals’ economic formula: tax, regulate, subsidize, repeat

Published in the Financial Post   If you are a federal politician looking for an escape hatch from Bombardier’s controversial request for a billion dollar federal bail-out, one of the company’s vice-presidents recently provided it. Rob Dewar said federal help would be “…an extra bonus that would be helpful but is very clearly not required.” No helped needed, so case …

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April 5, 2016

Poilievre urges Liberals to not reduce Sir John A Macdonald Parkway

In March 2016, the National Capital Commission (NCC) released a document with a number of plans for a new Sir John A Macdonald Riverfront Linear Park. Unfortunately, one proposal within those plans is the reduction of the Sir John A Macdonald Parkway to just two lanes from its current four. This would significantly impact commuters coming into the downtown Ottawa core from …

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March 22, 2016

Liberal budget is a betrayal of the middle class

OTTAWA, ON – Today The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton and Official Opposition Critic for the Treasury Board, reacted to the tabling of the 2016 federal budget. “This budget is a betrayal of the middle class. This budget contains tax hikes on students, kids’ sports, charities, and small businesses, as well as several broken promises.” “The Liberals …

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March 22, 2016

Poilievre speaks on unionizing the RCMP (Bill C-7)

Watch the video of this speech here   Mr. Speaker, I rise today to contribute to the discussion on Bill C-7, an act to amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board Act and other acts and to provide for certain other measures. This act would deal with the right of our brave …

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March 14, 2016

Metcalfe man greets kidney donor nephew who will save his life

As a Metcalfe family waited and waited outside the arrivals gate at the Ottawa airport Sunday afternoon, it wasn’t just for a long hoped-for hug. It was for the gift of life. Finally, Colin Jayantha Perera spotted Lasantha Bandara, who had travelled across the world from Sri Lanka to help a man he hadn’t seen since he was a little …

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