June 16, 2017

Prime Minister Trudeau re-announces light rail funding provided two years ago by Conservative government

OTTAWA, ON – Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau re-announced $1 billion for stage two of Ottawa’s light rail transit system, even though it was originally announced two years ago by the previous Conservative government. The following is the reaction from Conservative Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre:   “Apparently the Prime Minister wanted to get in a few more selfies and …

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June 7, 2017

Surely anarchy would break out in the streets if the government didn’t approve of little girls selling lemonade!

  Last year, two little girls started up a lemonade stand to raise money for summer camp, but they were shut down by the government because they did not have a permit. This year, the current government has produced a permit application form for these young entrepreneurs, with 10 conditions and eight additional conditions that requires they also report all …

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May 31, 2017

Conservatives table plan to reduce poverty

First, Do No Harm If governments want to reduce poverty, they should stop doing things that make people poor   OTTAWA, ON — A new Official Opposition report today called on governments to remove barriers that keep people in poverty. The call comes in a report following extensive study of poverty reduction strategies at the House of Commons Committee on …

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May 25, 2017

Cover-up confirmed: public servants muzzled from responding to Parliamentary questions

OTTAWA, ON – The Trudeau government muzzled public servants and prevented them from responding to questions from Members of Parliament, newly-released emails show. Despite announcing its carbon tax more than seven months ago, the government has yet to release figures on how it will impact low-income Canadians and affect the prices of household items like food, gas, and home heating. …

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May 12, 2017

Poilievre fights disability tax

MP releases Library of Parliament study showing 115% effective tax rates on some low-income disabled workers   OTTAWA, ON — Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre is calling on all levels of government to “make work pay” for low-income disabled people, after a Library of Parliament report showed minimum wage-earners paying marginal effective tax rates of up to 115%. When disabled people …

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May 5, 2017

You’re invited to Vesak Day on Parliament Hill

  Madam Speaker, I rise today to invite you and all hon. colleagues to Vesak Day on Parliament Hill. This is an event being held on May 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sir John A. Macdonald Building. Vesak Day is the day Buddhists remember the birth, the enlightenment, and the passing away of the Buddha. I …

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