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Remembrance Day 2016

Remembrance Day 2016 November 9, 2016 Canada’s Veterans have served this country with distinction and we are forever grateful to the women and men who were willing to lay down their lives for their fellow Canadians and for the values we cherish. Locally we have a strong tradition of Remembrance Day ceremonies at the

Constituent Survey Results

Constituency Survey Results July 13, 2107 Thank you for once again for sharing your thoughts with us through our Annual Constituent Survey. We have received over 350 responses this year, which, added onto the thousands of responses we have received over the past 10 years, helps us to understand your concerns. This survey is

Canada 150 Flamborough-Glanbrook Nation Builder Awards

Canada 150 Flamborough-Glanbrook Nation Builder Awards July 1, 2017 2017 is Canada’s sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Confederation. One hundred and fifty years ago, Canada officially became a nation under the leadership of Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir George Etienne-Cartier, George Brown, and the thirty-three other fathers of confederation. In the past century and

David Sweet Column: Liberal red ink flows

David Sweet Column: Liberal red ink flows November 24, 2016 Submitted to the Flamborough Review November 22, 2016 At the beginning of November, the Liberal Government’s Finance Minister delivered the annual Fall fiscal and economic update and it is clear that the economy is down while deficit-fuelled spending is going up significantly. This can

David Sweet Column: Carbon tax will cost you

David Sweet Column: Carbon tax will cost you October 24, 2016 By David Sweet, MP In the first week of October, with little regard to the Premiers who were meeting with the Federal Environment Minister at that time, and to the massive impact on the Canadian economy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in the

David Sweet Column: The voice of taxpayers in Parliament

David Sweet Column: The voice of taxpayers in Parliament September 29, 2016 Submitted to the Flamborough Review September 28, 2016 Parliament resumed last week for the Fall session with many weighty issues on the docket – from electoral reform, to a potentially dangerous military deployment to Sub-Saharan Africa that the government has provided very

David Sweet Column: Helping victims find peace

David Sweet Column: Helping victims find peace July 25, 2016 Submitted to the Flamborough Review July 25, 2016 As I have done many summers over the past seven years, I attended a Parole Board of Canada (PBC) hearing at the federal correctional facility at Gravenhurst, Ontario last week. As in previous years, it was