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May 19, 2020

James Cumming Responds to Government’s CEBA Changes

Edmonton, AB – Today, James Cumming, Conservative Shadow Minister for Small Business and Export Promotion, issued the following statement regarding the Trudeau government’s decision to expand the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account:“Canada’s Conservatives are committed to helping Canadian business owners and workers through these trying times. Last...

May 19, 2020

Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issues statement to celebrate Vesak

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on Vesak: “Today, Buddhists in Canada and around the world will commemorate the birth, enlightenment, and the passing of Buddha.  “As the most important day in Buddhism, the community would normally celebrate by...

April 06, 2020

Conservatives Call on Trudeau Government to Scrap Planned Tax Hikes

Today, the Hon. Tim Uppal, Conservative Shadow Minister for the Treasury Board, issued the following statement calling on the Trudeau government to scrap any planned tax hikes on Canadians: “At a time when 1.6 million Canadians have already been laid off, stores and restaurants have been told to close their doors,...

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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...