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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April 21, 2017

Newly-Released Documents Show Hospital Site Change Not About Protecting Farmland

Liberals did not consult Agriculture Department about where to put hospital OTTAWA, ON – The federal department responsible for the Central Experimental Farm saw “little to no consultation” during the Liberal government’s review of the future site of the Ottawa Hospital, even though four of the sites supposedly considered were on the Farm. The revelation came from a letter Agriculture …

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April 3, 2017

Liberals must block executive bonuses until Bombardier repays taxpayers

OTTAWA, ON – Conservative Work and Opportunity Critic Pierre Poilievre is calling on the government to demand an end to Bombardier executive pay increases and bonuses until the company repays federal taxpayers all outstanding loans. The call comes after news broke that the company’s executives would get a 50% increase in compensation, from US$21.9 million to $32.6 million, only weeks …

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March 29, 2017

Ballooning hospital costs reason to revisit Carling location

OTTAWA, ON – Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre is calling on the Liberal government to reveal the extra cost that will result from the decision to locate the future Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus at the Sir John Carling location versus locating it across the street from the existing facility. Poilievre also argues that if these additional costs are too high, …

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March 24, 2017

If the Liberals want innovation, they should cancel their carbon tax

Mr. Speaker, if the government is interested in super catalystic venture capitalistic innovation projects, it might look no further than SunTech Tomato Greenhouses in my riding, which has actually learned how to produce tomatoes in Canada in the winter. In fact, it just installed LED lights over an acre of its greenhouse, costing a million dollars.     Unfortunately, after the $40,000 …

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March 24, 2017

Liberals making up Civic Campus process as they go along

OTTAWA, ON – Today Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre released the following statement, in reaction to documents tabled in the House of Commons this week regarding the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus:   “The Liberals’ interference in the location of the Ottawa Hospital’s new Civic Campus has been political from the beginning. This is more proof that they’re making it …

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