July 20, 2017

OTTAWA, ON – On July 20, 2017, Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre concluded a Compliance Agreement with the Commissioner of Canada Elections in relation to the wearing of a shirt bearing the Conservative Party of Canada logo at two Government of Canada funding announcements held just before the 2015 federal general election. The full text of the Compliance Agreement is …

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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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August 31, 2017

Poilievre to fight Liberal tax hikes as Shadow Minister of Finance

OTTAWA—Carleton Member of Parliament, Pierre Poilievre, is pledging an all-out campaign to oppose Liberal tax hikes in his role as Shadow Minister of Finance. Conservative Leader, Andrew Scheer, announced Mr. Poilievre’s new role as part of the new Leader’s first Shadow Cabinet. “I would like to thank Conservative Leader, Andrew Scheer, for the appointment. It is a great honour,” said …

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August 24, 2017

MP Poilievre hosts second meeting of Carleton Youth Advisory Board

    OTTAWA, ON – Member of Parliament for Carleton, Pierre Poilievre, hosted the second Carleton Youth Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday, August 23rd at Osgoode Youth Association on Osgoode Main Street. The meetings will be held in all parts of the riding in an attempt to accommodate the transportation needs of all students in Carleton. This time around, MP …

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August 3, 2017

Next meeting of the Youth Advisory Board

Youth are invited to our second Youth Advisory Board Meeting for Carleton on August 23, 2017 at Osgoode Youth Association (5479 Osgoode Main St.) from 1:00-3:00pm.   I look forwarding to seeing you, and am excited to be able to discuss and hear thoughts on some of the things going on in the community. If weather permits we will organize …

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July 27, 2017

Government says it will take 600 days to release terms of Bombardier loan

OTTAWA, ON – The Trudeau government says it will not release the terms of its loan to Bombardier until 2019, according to a response to Conservative Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre.   In February 2017, the Trudeau government loaned Bombardier $372 million. The following month, Bombardier’s executives were caught giving themselves bonuses and raises up to 50%. Intense scrutiny in …

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July 25, 2017

Rideau Watershed floodwaters

Friends and Neighbors, Yesterday brought record rain to our community. We got almost as much rain in one day as we normally get in a month. The Ottawa Airport got 79 (mm), more than the previous 30-year record of 59 mm. The Rideau Watershed is swelling and floodwaters continue to submerge farm fields and fill some basements in the Kars, …

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