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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November 24, 2016

Poilievre denounces costly and risky hospital location

OTTAWA, ON – Today Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre responded to the National Capital Commission’s recommendation that the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus be located at Tunney’s Pasture:   “For seven years, the Ottawa Hospital assembled an expert panel to methodically select the best location for a new campus. It scored sites based on land area, location, ambulance access, and …

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November 18, 2016

Statement on recent racist graffiti in Ottawa

  Mr. Speaker, today the people of Ottawa stand united against the twin evils of racism and anti-Semitism.     Over the last several days a criminal has targeted peaceful Jews, Muslims, and Christians from the black community with hateful vandalism. We hope the police catch and the courts punish the perpetrators to the fullest extent of the law.     Prime Minister Laurier …

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November 16, 2016

Statement on Fouad Nayel

In 2012, Fouad Nayel was murdered, but because the case took four years to come to trial, the judge ordered a stay of proceedings yesterday, allowing the accused to walk free. No trial. No justice. No closure for the family of the victim. I am calling on the provincial and federal justice ministers to order a formal review of this …

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