October 16, 2016

Poilievre appointed Official Opposition Critic for Work and Opportunity

OTTAWA, ON – Today Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre made the following statement on being appointed the Official Opposition Critic for Work and Opportunity by the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition:     “I would like to thank the Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Rona Ambrose, for naming me the Conservative Critic for Work and …

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October 7, 2016

Who benefits from the Trudeau tax? At whose expense?

  What will the new carbon tax do to the gap between rich and poor? From whom will the money come, and to whom will it go?     The carbon tax will apply to heat, gas and groceries. Poor households spend a third more of their income on those items than do rich households, so the tax will make those with …

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October 5, 2016

Poilievre spars with Trudeau over carbon tax

OTTAWA, ON – Today Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton, participated in the leaders’ round of Question Period with the following question for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:   “The executive director of the Windsor Mission said: “People have actually come in with their hydro bill in one hand and said ‘If you can help me with food, then I …

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September 30, 2016

Ottawa residents voiceless as Montreal Minister decides on hospital location for Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON – Today Member of Parliament for Carleton Pierre Poilievre asked the following questions to Minister Catherine McKenna regarding her continued avoidance of accountability over her role in delaying the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus: “Almost one year ago Ottawa’s regional minister slammed on the brakes on plans for a new Civic Hospital in her own riding because – we …

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September 29, 2016

Statement to mark the passing of Shimon Peres

  In 1951, a 28-year-old Israeli wearing screeching white socks arrived in Canada with the impossible goal of buying $2 million in artillery equipment and finding the money to pay for it. A few days later when he departed, he had done both, and he had a brand new pair of socks.     Everything that Shimon Peres and his country have …

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September 29, 2016

Liberal majority continues to prevent McKenna from testifying

OTTAWA, ON – Today the Liberal majority on the heritage committee voted against studying the federal government’s delay of the Ottawa Hospital’s new Civic Campus, protecting minister Catherine McKenna from testifying on her controversial role in the matter.   Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre tabled the motion earlier in the week and spoke about his motion today. His motion …

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September 28, 2016

Poilievre to urge heritage committee to study Ottawa Hospital delay

OTTAWA, ON – Tomorrow Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre will urge the heritage committee to examine why Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has delayed construction of the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus.   The previous Conservative government accepted the decision of a hospital-appointed expert panel, which studied twelve locations and recommended the federal land across the street from the existing …

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September 22, 2016

Liberal committee chair blocks debate and vote on hospital study

OTTAWA, ON – Today the Liberal majority on the health committee shut down debate on whether to study the federal government’s delay of the Ottawa Hospital’s new Civic Campus, protecting minister Catherine McKenna from testifying on her controversial role in the matter.   Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre tabled the motion in June and arrived at the health committee …

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September 21, 2016

Poilievre to urge health committee to study Ottawa Hospital delay

OTTAWA, ON – Tomorrow Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre will urge the health committee to examine why the Liberal government has delayed construction of the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus.   The previous Conservative government accepted the decision of a hospital-appointed expert panel, which studied twelve locations and recommended the federal land across the street from the existing campus. …

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