MP Sweet elected Chair of Parliament’s Ethics Committee

MP Sweet elected Chair of Parliament’s Ethics Committee One of only four Opposition-chaired Standing Committees at a critical time when Trudeau government ethics scandals are intensifying October 8, 2020, Ottawa, Ont. –Flamborough-Glanbrook MP David Sweet was elected by his colleagues to serve as Chair of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

Support for Seniors

Support for Seniors In May, the Federal Government announced additional measures to help Canadian seniors with increased costs due to COVID-19. Seniors built this country and made it strong. We owe it to them to help now. This federal support is a one-time tax-free payment of $300 for seniors receiving Old Age Security (OAS),

Agriculture Sector Needs New Funding, MPs Tell Government

Agriculture Sector Needs New Funding, MPs tell Government Today, John Barlow, Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Richard Lehoux, Associate Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, issued the following statement regarding the Trudeau government’s failure to provide new funding to support the agriculture sector: “Yesterday, the Trudeau Liberals claimed they were supporting the

Conservatives Propose to Fast-Track Small Business Wage Subsidy

Conservatives Propose to Fast-Track Small Business Wage Subsidy April 13, 2020 – Conservative Shadow Minister for Small Business and Export Promotion, James Cumming, and Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, Pierre Poilievre, today announced a practical solution to fast-track rescue aid to small businesses. The government’s wage subsidy program became law Saturday and the Canada

Postal Service Disruption in Binbrook, Hannon and Elfrida

*UPDATE*: Binbrook Post Office to re-open April 11th Accumulated Mail to be delivered over the weekend -- Saturday and Easter Monday Canada Post issued the following statement this afternoon: “The Binbrook Post Office remains closed today (April 9) due to a situation related to COVID-19. Mail and parcels will not be delivered today in

Applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Applying for the Canada Emergency Response BenefitThe Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) provides support to workers and self-employed people who have been directly affected by COVID-19.  The Canada Revenue Agency will start accepting applications for the CERB starting on April 6. If you applied for EI regular or sickness benefits on March 15, 2020 or later,