Where Do Your Federal Tax Dollars Go?

Constituents often ask me various questions about federal government finances. How much does the federal government spend each year? Where does the money go? I thought this week I would try and ...


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‘Break it Off’ with Smoking

I smoked my first cigarette when I was 15 years old. Unfortunately, I continued this terrible habit for 20 years. At that time, approximately 50% of Canadians smoked. Thankfully, the rate is only ...


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Canada’s Caregiver Program

In recent months, there have been media reports about abuse in our country’s Caregiver Program. Unsuspecting immigrants have come to Canada looking for employment opportunities as live-in ...


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Here’s to a Healthy New Year!

While celebrating the start of the New Year, many Canadians take the time to set some New Years Resolutions. Many of those resolutions focus on eating healthier, exercising more, or perhaps ...


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2014

Parliament’s work for 2014 drew to a close December 16th when nine additional bills were given the Royal Assent by the Governor General, thus becoming law. Although you might not believe it by ...


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Tackling the Canadian-American Price Gap

Tuesday December 9th appeared to be just a regular pre-Christmas weekday. People were busy with their Christmas shopping, and our country was grieving the passing of Canadian hockey icon Jean ...


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Strengthening Our Ties with China

Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently made a very important trip to China. It was important because it was a trade mission with the goal of increasing our trade with a country containing almost ...


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Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act

One of the legacies of the former Liberal Government we inherited when forming Government in 2006 was the infamous and wasteful ‘long gun registry’. On numerous occasions between 2006 and ...


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