January 13, 2017

Will Trump Take a “BAT” to Canadian Jobs?

Proposed Border-adjusted Tax (BAT) could thump Canada’s exporters   Published in the Financial Post   When it comes to trade, President-elect Donald Trump does not seem all that concerned about Canada. That doesn’t mean Canadian exporters should not be concerned about him.   While we will likely escape the targeted tariffs he plans against countries like Mexico and China, a …

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December 13, 2016

McKenna blames NCC for her decision

OTTAWA, ON – Yesterday in an interview with Ottawa Citizen columnist David Reevely, Liberal minister Catherine McKenna blamed the National Capital Commission (NCC) for her decisions on the Ottawa Hospital. Below is Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre’s response: “It is simply outrageous that after all of this McKenna would throw the NCC’s public servants under the bus for her …

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December 12, 2016

Liberal government refuses to release carbon tax impact documents

  OTTAWA, ON – Today Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre questioned the government’s refusal to provide documents outlining the impact of its carbon tax on low-income Canadians.   Poilievre formally asked the government through an Order Paper Question for its analyses of the impact of its carbon tax. Order Paper Questions allow for Parliament to obtain specific, technical answers …

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December 9, 2016

Statement on Rich Donovan

  Mr. Speaker, businesses that ignore disabled customers and employees are missing a global market of 1.3 billion people, a population bigger than any country on earth. That is Rich Donovan’s message, and he would know.     Cerebral palsy has not stopped him from becoming a dad, an MBA grad from Columbia Business School, and a Merrill Lynch portfolio manager. He …

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November 30, 2016

Poilievre launches petition against Tunney’s Pasture location for new Civic Campus

OTTAWA, ON – Today Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre launched a petition against the Liberal government’s decision to locate the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus at Tunney’s Pasture.   Petition e-702 calls on the Liberal government to respect the hospital’s decision to locate its new campus across the street from its current campus.   “For the third time in …

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November 30, 2016

Ottawa Hospital Petition

Tell Catherine McKenna and the Liberals to stop interfering with the Ottawa Hospital’s new Civic Campus! Click here to sign the online petition. Please contact my office if you would prefer to receive a paper petition.

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November 29, 2016

Statement on Ottawa Redblacks’ 2016 CFL Championship

  Mr. Speaker, Ottawa’s Redblacks are this year’s CFL champions, bringing home their first—yes, that’s right—and I know we are all Ottawa Redblacks’ fans here in this Ottawa Chamber.     This ends a 40-year drought.     As a young team of only thee seasons old, the team clearly was the underdog. Despite, their youthfulness, they made the Grey Cup twice already and …

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November 25, 2016

Statement on the Horatio Alger Association

  Mr. Speaker, the 19th century author, Horatio Alger, wrote over 100 novels about young people who overcame adversity through hard work. There are 389 relentlessly hard-working young Canadians who have done the same and have earned scholarships from the Horatio Alger Association.      These scholars are proof of the association’s credo that in the free-market system, anyone can achieve …

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