Letter to the Ethics Commissioner Regarding the Prime Minister’s Travel Arrangements in the Bahamas

January 11, 2017 OTTAWA – Conservative Ethics and Accountability critic Blaine Calkins today wrote to the Ethics Commissioner due to serious concerns about Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent vacation on a private island in the Bahamas. He issued the following statement: “The lack of transparency surrounding the Prime Minister’s vacation on a private island in the […]

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Statement On Yazidi Genocide

July 19, 2016 Statement by Michelle Rempel Two years ago, ISIS, a group of violent Sunni extremists, began a systemic extermination of the Yazidi people of northern Iraq. Thousands of Yazidi people have been forced from their homes, enslaved, tortured, raped, and murdered at the hands of this group. Last month, the United Nations issued […]

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The Magnitsky Act – Petition to the House of Commons

Petition e-394 – E-petitions International Sanctions This petition will be closed for signatures : September 30, 2016, at 4:15 p.m. (EDT) Click here to visit the e-petition and sign it if you wish to SPONSOR – James Bezan Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman Conservative Manitoba Petition to the House of Commons Whereas: Prior to Canada’s 2015 general election, all parties […]

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Lebel and Albas call on the Liberal Government to FREE THE BEER and FREE THE CANADIAN ECONOMY

May 30, 2016 Ottawa, ON – Official Opposition Deputy Leader, the Hon. D‎enis Lebel, and Official Opposition Critic for Interprovincial Trade, MP Dan Albas, today unveiled the Official Opposition’s new position on interprovincial trade. Conservatives are calling on the Liberal Government to refer the Comeau ruling to the Supreme Court, so that section 121 of […]

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Liberal Government refuses to stand up for Canada’s Energy Sector

FEBRUARY 1, 2016 Ottawa, ON- Last week The Hon. Candice Bergen, Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar and the Official Opposition Critic for Natural Resources put forward a motion asking all Members of Parliament to voice their support for the energy sector, and specifically the Energy East pipeline project. Despite the thousands of jobs and economic […]

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Conservatives Call Dropping Sanctions Against Iran Irresponsible

JANUARY 26, 2016 OTTAWA – The Liberal plan to lift sanctions against Iran is irresponsible, and the government must inform Canadians of the exact details of this significant shift in policy as soon as possible, says Official Opposition foreign affairs critic Tony Clement. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said today that Canada will lift the […]

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Ambrose Kicks Off Economic Tour to Highlight Conservative Priorities

JANUARY 18, 2016 Seeks meeting with Trudeau to discuss rapidly deteriorating economic situation TORONTO – The Trudeau government must come forward with a clear plan to deal with low energy prices, declining markets and decreased buying power for Canadians, Official Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose said today, as she kicked off a week of touring to […]

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Trudeau Liberals on Trade: Saying A Lot Without Saying Anything

JANUARY 11, 2016 OTTAWA – The Prime Minister has indicated that he will be in Davos, Switzerland next week to speak at this year’s World Economic Forum, where he’ll try and convince world and international business leaders that higher taxes and massive deficits are roadmaps toward prosperity. “Accompanying the Prime Minister is an International Trade […]

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Referendum the only legitimate way to reform the electoral system: Ambrose

DECEMBER 28, 2015 OTTAWA — The Liberal government cannot make a fundamental change to the way Canadians elect their federal representatives without bringing that change forward in a referendum, Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose said today. Her call came after the Liberal government ruled out a referendum on their as-yet-undefined changes to the electoral system, and […]

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