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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Legislative Report

June 30, 2014

This spring sitting has been a positive and productive one for our Conservative Government. Caucus spirits are high – and with good reason. I am proud of the legislative accomplishments our Government has achieved. 25 bills have become law – having received Royal Assent –since our Throne Speech in October. Our Conservative team is united […]


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Let’s Celebrate, Canada!

June 23, 2014

On July 1, Canadians across the country will celebrate the birth of our great nation. Canada Day is truly a celebration of what it means to be Canadian. As Canada marks its 147th birthday, it is an opportunity to celebrate our past and present, while looking ahead with great anticipation to our future. This year […]


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