February 5, 2018

The Opportunity Act

Opportunity Act Empowers Workers with Disabilities to Get Ahead Bill Seeks to Remove Taxes & Clawbacks that punish work FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        February 5, 2018   OTTAWA, ON —Today Pierre Poilievre, the Official Opposition Shadow Finance Minister, introduced a bill to ensure that Canadians with disabilities can gain more from working than they lose to taxes and clawbacks. The bill responds …

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December 22, 2017

 Response by the Shadow Minister of Finance Following the Government’s Economic and Fiscal Projections

OTTAWA, ON – Today Conservative Shadow Minister of Finance Pierre Poilievre released this statement, following the government’s Update of Long-term Economic and Fiscal Projections:   “Today’s projections show that the government intends to keep piling up the debt until 2045 – only 25 years longer than they promised. It also warns of cost pressures from our aging population. The government’s …

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December 13, 2017

Christmas eggnog with Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer and MP Pierre Poilievre

(Click to enlarge) You are invited to Christmas eggnog and/or luncheon with Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer and MP Pierre Poilievre on December 20, 2017.  The Christmas eggnog will be from 10:00am -11:30am at the Manotick Legion (5550 Ann Street) and the Luncheon from 12:00-1:00pm at the ALE- Amberwood Lounge and Eatery (54 Springbrook Drive) in Stittsville. This is your chance to …

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October 22, 2017

Justin Trudeau is Raising Taxes on Canadians with Diabetes

OTTAWA – Conservative Shadow Ministers today joined Diabetes Canada to demand that Justin Trudeau cancel his latest tax grab, this time targeting vulnerable Canadians living with diabetes. Conservatives recently learned that the Canada Revenue Agency has been denying diabetics’ applications for the Disability Tax Credit, even when their doctors have certified that they are eligible under the law, resulting in …

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October 9, 2017

New Liberal Tax on Employee Discounts Will Target the Working Class

Ottawa, Ontario—Conservative Shadow Finance Minister, Pierre Poilievre, today condemned Justin Trudeau’s new tax on employee discounts, a plan uncovered by Globe and Mail reporter, Campbell Clark, who published an email he received from a CRA official confirming the new rule.   Under the new rules, local business owners will now need to track each time a waitress gets a discount …

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September 19, 2017

Deficit 80% bigger than expected

OTTAWA, ON – Finance Canada announced today in its Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada (fiscal year 2016-2017) that the deficit was $17.8 billion, or 80% higher than the Liberals promised in their election platform.   The deficit is the result of a 6% year-over-year spending increase, more than double the combined rate of inflation and population growth. …

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September 7, 2017

Townhall to defend farmers and small businesses

The Liberals’ radical tax hikes are going to have a devastating impact on Canadian small business owners and farmers. People across Canada are saying the same. People like Kim Moody, a tax planner who said: “If these proposals go through, they will literally have a devastating effect on the small-business community.” People like the dairy farmer in Richmond, the dry …

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September 4, 2017

Letter to FINA Chair Wayne Easter, M.P.

Hon. Wayne Easter, M.P. House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6   September 4, 2017   Chairman Easter, Less than two months ago, the Finance Minister released draft legislation to raise taxes on our middle class farmers and local business owners. He has allowed just over two months for discussion before the consultation closes October 2, 2017. The backlash against …

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