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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March 22, 2017

Liberal budget continues to nickel and dime Canadians

OTTAWA, ON – Today Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre released the following reaction to Budget 2017:   “The Liberals are having a great time spending taxpayers’ money, and now they’re nickel and diming Canadians to pay for it.   “The 2017 budget continues to raise taxes on Canadians. They’re cancelling the Public Transit Tax Credit, raising taxes on charitable …

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March 7, 2017

Liberals continue to cover up carbon tax cost

OTTAWA, ON – Today the Liberal government continued the carbon tax cover-up, voting against a motion that would have revealed the cost of the carbon tax to Canadians, families, and businesses.   “Canadians deserve to know what the Liberals’ carbon tax will cost them,” said Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Carleton. “Unfortunately, the Liberals are continuing to hide what …

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March 3, 2017

Poilievre speaks on the carbon tax cover-up

  Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Brantford—Brant. This week we learned the story of an Ottawa-area senior who said he could no longer afford to heat his home or fuel his car, so he is giving up both. Rick Russell even put up a sign on his house declaring, “Another senior loses …

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March 3, 2017

Poilievre launches petition to fight Liberal carbon tax cover-up

OTTAWA, ON – Today Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre launched petition e-910, demanding that the Liberal government cancel the carbon tax and end the carbon tax cover-up.   The cover-up started in October 2016 when the Trudeau government announced its plan to impose a carbon tax on Canadians, families, and businesses. At first, when MP Poilievre asked the government …

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February 22, 2017

Tories to Force vote to end “Carbon Tax Cover-up”

Finance Canada has calculated costs to modest income & poor households — but the Liberals blacked it out   OTTAWA, ON — The House of Commons will debate and vote on a Conservative motion requiring the government to release data on the cost of the carbon tax to Canadian households. The government has admitted it has the calculations, but blacked …

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February 16, 2017

Celebrating a great Canadian

  In 1991, a brilliant and athletic Michelle Stilwell became paralysed by a terrible accident and was condemned to a wheelchair.     She decided not to let it keep her down. In fact, she went on to compete in multiple paralympic games in which she was successful at securing six gold medals and one silver, in addition to multiple world records. …

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February 1, 2017

Minister Morneau’s alternate facts on the middle class

Mr. Speaker, as the Minister of Finance said yesterday that the middle class had not had a raise in a generation, I thought I would look at his chart on middle-class incomes, which is the first one in his very first budget. It showed that he was almost right. In fact, the loss of middle-class income between 1976 and 1983 …

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