Iroquois Wastewater Treatment Plant Helps Clean St. Lawrence River

July 28, 2014

For Immediate Release July 28, 2014 Iroquois, Ontario Thanks to a funding partnership between Canada, Ontario and the Municipality of South Dundas, the Iroquois Wastewater Treatment Plant is fully upgraded and operational. After two years of construction, the facility now provides a secondary treatment process, which improves the quality of wastewater effluent released into the […]


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Canada Stands in Solidarity with Israel

July 28, 2014

What would we do if all of a sudden our neighbours started firing rockets into our country? I am certain we would defend ourselves. That is exactly what the state of Israel is doing, defending their people against terrorist attacks. The indiscriminate rocket attacks from Gaza on Israel threaten the lives of innocent civilians. These […]


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Strengthening the Value of Canadian Citizenship

July 21, 2014

It is widely known that Canada’s immigration system is one of the most generous and welcoming in the world. Unfortunately however, some choose to abuse our system. Our Government wants to make sure Canada’s immigration system protects and promotes Canadian interests and values. Our Conservative Government has already taken important steps to improve the efficiency […]


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Canada’s Global Leadership

July 14, 2014

I often hear people say “the world is quickly becoming a smaller place,” and I agree. Now more than ever, our country and our economy are tied to other nations in many ways. We cannot isolate ourselves. We must deal with other nations if we hope to prosper as a country. We are fortunate; Canada […]


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Overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

July 7, 2014

The Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) was initially put in place to help employers fill jobs temporarily with workers from foreign countries only when Canadian workers were not available. In recent years the TFWP has been abused by a small percentage of employers. That is why I was very pleased when Employment and Social Development […]


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