January 8, 2021

Thousands more Canadians unemployed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, and Peter Kent, Conservative Shadow Minister for Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, released the following statement regarding Canada’s job numbers and unemployment rate: “Canada lost 63,000 jobs in December. These disappointing figures remind us that we need a plan coming out of COVID-19 to create jobs, …

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January 6, 2021

Liberals raise taxes on Canadians during pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, and Philip Lawrence, Conservative Shadow Minister for National Revenue, released the following statement regarding the Liberals’ tax hikes on Canadians: “Justin Trudeau has raised taxes on Canadians as a New Year present. As of January 1, payroll taxes have increased, making life more costly for Canadians. “It’s shameful …

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December 8, 2020

Pierre Poilievre: It’s time to move beyond Canada’s credit-card economy

By Pierre Poilievre Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivers a fiscal update in the House of Commons on Nov. 30, 2020. PHOTO BY SEAN KILPATRICK/THE CANADIAN PRESS Chrystia Freeland has an idea. It involves your bank account.She even has a trendy new buzzword for it: “pre-loaded stimulus.” She told BNN last week, “households do have quite a lot of money that …

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November 26, 2020

Pierre Poilievre: The other lethal pandemic is workless

By Pierre Poilievre Removing government obstacles to hiring and work would bring better health and greater happiness to many Canadians. The benefit of work is essential. There is another pandemic. Depression, drug abuse, and suicide are its symptoms. Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer reported the grim story last month: “The situation is most stark in British Columbia, where there have …

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October 19, 2020

Trudeau Liberals Must End the WE Scandal Cover-Up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Michael Barrett, Conservative Shadow Minister for Ethics, and Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, released the following statement today calling on the Trudeau Liberals to end the WE Scandal cover-up at the Finance and Ethics committees: “For the past two weeks Liberal MPs on the Ethics and Finance committees have continued their cover-up …

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October 16, 2020

Trudeau & Freeland Break Canada’s Record for Longest Period Without Economic Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, released the following statement regarding Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland breaking the record for the longest period in Canadian history without presenting an economic plan: “In a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, that has led to a devastating economic downturn, entrepreneurs and workers are looking to get their livelihoods back. …

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October 12, 2020

Conservatives Back Anti-Corruption Committee to Combine WE Scandal Investigations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON –Conservative Shadow Minister for Ethics, Michael Barrett and Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, Pierre Poilievre announced today Conservative caucus support for a Special Anti-Corruption Committee to combine the efforts of multiple Parliamentary investigations into the WE scandal. While they await the establishment of the new anti-corruption committee, MP Poilievre and MP Barrett also pledged marathon …

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September 6, 2020

Conservatives Seek Ethics Commissioner Probe of Trudeau Chief & Advisor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Michael Barrett, Conservative Shadow Minister for Ethics, and Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, sent a letter to the Ethics Commissioner regarding potential Conflict of Interest Act violations stemming from Justin Trudeau’s Chief of Staff’s spouse lobbying PMO Senior Advisor Mike McNair. “In the repeated act of lobbying by Trudeau’s Chief of Staff’s spouse, Rob Silver, for …

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September 6, 2020

Ethics Commissioner must probe Trudeau’s chief and top advisor

September 6, 2020 Mr. Mario Dion Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Sent via email: Mario.Dion@cie.parl.gc.ca Dear Commissioner: We are writing to request that you conduct an examination under the Conflict of Interest Act in respect of media reports of Rob Silver’s lobbying efforts on behalf of his employer, MCAP, in relation to …

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