June 15, 2016

Liberals refuse to call Bombardier to appear before Industry Committee

OTTAWA, ON – Yesterday the Liberal majority on the House of Commons Industry Committee voted against inviting Bombardier executives to appear before it, despite the repeated urging of the Conservatives.   Bombardier was first requested to appear before the committee by Conservative MP Maxime Bernier on February 23rd, 2016. On April 14th, 2016, Conservative MP Alex Nuttall moved a motion …

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June 14, 2016

Bombardier must appear before Industry Committee, say Nuttall and Poilievre

OTTAWA, ON – Today Alex Nuttall, MP for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte and member of the Industry Committee, and the Hon. Pierre Poilievre, MP for Carleton and Opposition Critic for the Treasury Board, are calling on the Liberals to invite Bombardier executives to appear before the Industry Committee.   Bombardier has been the subject of considerable attention ever since it asked the federal …

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June 12, 2016

Poilievre to urge health committee to study Ottawa Hospital delay

OTTAWA, ON – This week Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre will put forward a motion asking the House of Commons Health Committee to study the Liberal government’s delay of the construction of the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus.   The motion asks the committee to demand the Ministers of Environment, Heritage, and Agriculture and the CEO of the National …

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June 9, 2016

Poilievre Calls on the Senate to Adopt Bill Allowing Visually-Impaired Access to a Quarter-Million Books

OTTAWA, ON – Canada could be one step closer to bringing 285,000 accessible books to blind and visually impaired Canadians tomorrow if it chooses, the Senate simply needs to agree with a bill unanimously passed by the House of Commons, says Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre.   The Marrakesh Treaty would amend countries’ copyright laws by allowing the international …

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June 8, 2016

Liberals vote against own platform promise for 9% small business tax rate

OTTAWA, ON – Today the Liberal government voted against its own platform promise by raising the small business tax rate to 10.5%, Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre said.   The Liberals’ 2015 election platform stated that the small business tax rate would be reduced to 9% (page 80) and current Liberal immigration minister John McCallum affirmed this decision during the election …

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June 6, 2016

Poilievre encourages Ottawa residents to sign petition demanding Liberals stop delaying new Ottawa Hospital

OTTAWA, ON – Today the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton and critic for the National Capital Commission, encouraged Ottawa residents to sign petition e-400, which demands that the Liberals stop delaying the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus location.   “Today I am encouraging all Ottawa residents to sign petition e-400 and demand that the Liberals stop delaying …

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June 3, 2016

Poilievre encourages Liberals to vote in favour of their own platform

Poilievre asks Liberal government to vote in favour of its own platform by maintaining small business tax reduction OTTAWA, ON – Today the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton and Official Opposition Critic for the Treasury Board, is encouraging the Liberal government to vote in favour of its own platform by maintaining the Conservative tax reduction for small …

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June 2, 2016

Show Us the List of Hospital Sites Under Consideration, Poilievre Urges Liberals

OTTAWA, ON – Carleton Member of Parliament, Pierre Poilievre, is calling on the Liberal government to reveal the list of possible sites they are considering for the future 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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May 25, 2016

Poilievre responds to review of Ottawa Hospital Location

OTTAWA, ON – Today the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton and Critic for the National Capital Commission, reacted to the announcement that the Liberals are putting the NCC in charge of the location of the new Ottawa Hospital Civic campus:   “The Liberals have put the National Capital Commission in charge of picking a hospital location. ‎Normally, …

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May 24, 2016

MP Pierre Poilievre announces 2016 Canada Summer Jobs in Manotick

OTTAWA—Earlier today, Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton announced the 2016 Canada Summer Jobs at Watson’s Mill, located in the heart of Manotick. Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. These summer jobs provide students with the experience and connections they need to become contributing professionals when they enter their job field …

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