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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 only be a recipe for higher taxes on Canadians. It is ...


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November 9, 2016

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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 Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope. ...


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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 House of Commons that there would be a carbon tax imposed across ...


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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 little information about, to the ongoing yet significant concerns about Liberal waste of ...


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July 26, 2016

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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 in support of constituents who have lived the pain of a ...


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Flamborough Review: David Sweet hosts roundtable talks on national defence policy

July 14, 2016

“Interested members of the Flamborough community got to provide their input into the future of the Canadian Armed Forces during a roundtable discussion July 6 hosted by Flamborough-Glanbrook MP David Sweet. The meeting, which was attended by 15 people at the Waterdown Legion, was hosted as part of a nationwide series of defence policy review ...


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David Sweet Column: Petition on Electoral Reform, defence policy review in early days of summer

July 8, 2016

Submitted to the Glanbrook Gazette July 8, 2016 It’s summer — families are enjoying camp, vacations and backyard barbecues and our local farmers are praying for some more much needed rain. However, the work of your federal government doesn’t stop. Last week I held a roundtable discussion on defence policy in Mount Hope as part ...


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David Sweet Column: Canada Day reminds us of our freedoms and the people who fought for it

June 30, 2016

Submitted to the Glanbrook Gazette June 30, 2016 The sitting of Parliament has wrapped up for the summer months, but that doesn’t mean the work on a myriad of federal issues stops. Rather, upcoming roundtables and Canada Day festivities in every corner of Flamborough-Glanbrook will be a great opportunity to hear from you. If you ...


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