August 28, 2020

Readout: MP Poilievre speaks with the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland

On Friday August 28, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, Pierre Poilievre spoke with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland about the substantive issues Conservatives will advance to re-start the Canadian economy. MP Poilievre and the Deputy Prime Minister began by discussing shared roots in their beloved home province of Alberta. MP Poilievre highlighted the following: 1. …

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August 17, 2020

Conservative Statement on the Resignation of Bill Morneau

Ottawa, ON – On behalf of the official opposition, allow me to thank Minister Bill Morneau for making the brutal sacrifice of serving in public life. I wish him and his family well. The Trudeau government is drowning in corruption, coverup and chaos. Its most senior cabinet minister—the man responsible for our economy—has fled in scandal while our economy is …

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July 6, 2020

Fiscal Update Should Reward Work and Protect Canada’s Finances

OTTAWA – Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance Pierre Poilievre and Shadow Minister for Small Business James Cumming today called on the Trudeau government to use this week’s economic ‘snapshot’ to change the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) so workers can earn higher wages, to fully fund the Auditor General, and to be transparent about the size of the debt and …

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June 28, 2020

Open Letter to the Auditor General on the Canada Student Service Grant

Letter from Canada’s Conservatives to the Auditor General regarding Liberal government’s outsourcing of $900 million Canada Student Service Grant to WE Charity FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Today, the Hon. Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, Dan Albas, Shadow Minister for Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, and Raquel Dancho, Shadow Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Youth, wrote …

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June 24, 2020

Canada is Downgraded

The Liberal government has destabilized our finances and downgraded our debt, through over four years of reckless deficit spending. The United States, the European Union, Germany, Australia, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Singapore, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have all retained AAA debt ratings with Fitch. All of these countries have had to contend with COVID-19, but Fitch has downgraded none. Prior …

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June 18, 2020

Open Letter to the Minister of National Revenue on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Extension

June 18, 2020 Dear Minister Lebouthillier, On May 15, 2020, an extension was announced to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). This announcement was welcomed by many small business owners in our communities who are still recovering from the impact of COVID-19. It has now been over a month since this announcement, and still no information has been provided as …

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June 9, 2020

Bring in the Auditors

Ottawa, ON – Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, Pierre Poilievre, and Conservative Shadow Minister for the Treasury Board, Tim Uppal, held a press conference today to call on the Trudeau Liberals to provide the Auditor General’s Office with the necessary funding to audit the government’s unprecedented spending. As Canada’s top spending watchdog, the Auditor General is a cornerstone of our parliamentary democracy. Shamefully, the Liberal government has flagrantly …

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