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April 06, 2020

Statement by MP Viersen on Coronavirus

Today, all parties in the House of Commons have agreed to postpone further sittings until April 20. This is a precautionary measure to avoid the possible spread of COVID-19 while communities across the country are seeing increased rates of infection. The Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public...

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April 06, 2020

MP Viersen Co-Signs Bill C-206 to Exempt Farmers from Liberal Carbon Tax

Ottawa ON – This week, Arnold Viersen, MP for Peace River Westlock, added his name as a joint seconder of Bill C-206, An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel).  This legislation was introduced last month by Conservative MP Philip Lawrence and will be coming...

April 06, 2020

Conservatives launch The Waste Report to highlight wasteful Liberal spending

  In 2015, Justin Trudeau promised he would make life more affordable for families.  He promised he’d run small deficits before bringing Canada’s budget back to balance.  He promised a lot of things. And yet, here we are.  Trudeau has added $72 billion to the national debt and Canadian families...

April 06, 2020

Canadian Oil – A Global Solution

Alberta is hurting. Investors have fled south to the United States and the uncertainty surrounding the natural resource sector continues to hold back our economy. According to reports, the Liberal government is preparing an aid package for Alberta if the $20.6-billion proposed Teck Frontier oilsands mine is rejected. Several Liberal...

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February 13, 2020

Conservative Statement on Huawei and Canada’s 5G Network

Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Glen Motz Associate Shadow Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement today regarding Huawei and Canada’s 5G network: “For months the Trudeau Liberals have ignored Canada’s security agencies and refused to take a position on...

January 31, 2020

Canada’s Conservatives Deliver Results in First Week of Parliamentary Session

The Hon. Candice Bergen, House Leader for Canada’s Official Opposition, released the following statement highlighting the accomplishments of Canada’s Conservatives during the first week of the parliamentary session: “This week, we made it clear to the Trudeau Liberals that there will be no free rides this parliamentary session. Through our actions...

January 11, 2020

Canada’s Conservatives Demand Accountability on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, James Bezan, Shadow Minister for National Defence, Pierre Paul-Hus, Shadow Minister for Public Safety, and Todd Doherty, Shadow Minister for Transport, issued the following statement calling on the Trudeau Liberals to take immediate action regarding the developing situation in Iran:“Last night, the Iranian regime took responsibility...

December 10, 2019

Andrew Scheer Statement on One Year Anniversary of the Detention of two Canadians

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued this statement marking the one year anniversary of the detention of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor by the Chinese government:“A year ago today two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, were arbitrarily and unlawfully detained by the Chinese...