Standing up for Westman Credit Unions


Liberals are hiding costs of marijuana legalization

Earlier this summer I wrote the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) requesting a costing analysis for implementing the Liberal government’s legislation to legalize marijuana. I received a response from the PBO last month describing both a lack of transparency by the Liberal government and an intention to offload costs onto provinces to meet the deadline for legalization of July 1, 2018.

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Seniors Passport Clinic in Brandon

Pleased to announce that I will be hosting a Passport Clinic in Brandon on Tuesday, August 22nd at Seniors for Seniors from 9am to 12pm for postal codes R7A and R7C, and 1pm to 4pm for R7B and other postal codes.  

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Credit Union Calamity

Did you see the news recently where Credit Unions were told they are not allowed to use the word “bank”, “banker” and “banking”? 

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Canada 150 Service Medallion

The 30 recipients from Westman that were awarded the Canada 150 Service Medallion were recently announced.  The awards ceremony was held at the Riverview Curling Club in Brandon and over 200 individuals came out to celebrate the recipients. 

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Common Sense Has Prevailed on CBSA Rules

We've changed the law so Lake Metigoshe boaters no longer have to report into Canada Border Security Agency (CBSA) every time they cross the international border on the lake.

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Enabling Accessibility Fund

Do you know of a building that is difficult to access for seniors or those with disabilities?

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Soybean Crushing Plant Good for Westman

Today I spoke with officials from International Trade to urge them to work with the Westman Opportunities Leadership Group to attract a soybean crushing plant to Westman.  I believe the Federal Government can support the group by providing funds through the Invest Canada-Community Initiatives Program.

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Calling for Emergency Meeting on PEDv

Today I wrote to the Chair of the House of Commons Agriculture and Agri-Food Committee to request that an emergency meeting be held on the recent outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv).

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Standing Up for Manitoba Pork Producers