One Country, One Canada

November is a month of Remembrance and the wearing of a poppy its symbol. Each November, we pause, not only to remember those who were willing to give their lives for our nation, but to reflect ...

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Combatting Climate Change

All federal political parties and many Canadians agree - climate change is real. As responsible stewards of our environment, we must do our part to minimize the negative impacts of human activity ...

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Reviewing Canada’s position on the world stage

On January 8th, 2020, our country was devastated to learn that Ukraine International Flight 752 had been shot down with 176 victims, of whom 57 were Canadians. Our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to all who are suffering from this devastating tragedy. As Canada mourns the loss ... Full Article

Canada’s Economic Health

Canada’s Economic Health On December 16 the Liberal Government issued Canada’s Fiscal Update – the report card on the health of Canada’s economy. According to the Finance Minister, Canada’s economy is ”strong and growing with some challenges”. But the facts about Canada’s ... Full Article

Read my report to the NATO PA Science and Technology Committee

I am pleased to provide my special report to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) in both English and French. The report was adopted on Monday, November 19th at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Annual Session in Halifax.   NATO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: MAINTAINING THE EDGE AND ... Full Article

100th Anniversary of Armistice

Remembrance Day serves as a reminder of the solemn responsibility we have to recognize the significant contributions our veterans have made throughout history to preserve and protect the values for which our nation stands. Canada is a nation of peace, inclusion and acceptance. It’s these ... Full Article

NAFTA to USMCA, Not Just the Loss of “Free” Trade

Recently the Liberal Government agreed to the next version of NAFTA, now called the USMCA. How should the success of this new trade agreement be measured? To adequately evaluate the new agreement, the following three issues should be considered: Loss of Sovereignty vs. Trade Deal The USMCA is ... Full Article