Recognizing Westman's Finest

In celebration of our country’s sesquicentennial anniversary, earlier today I unveiled the Canada 150 Service Medallion – a commemoration coin in recognition of Brandon-Souris volunteers who have made outstanding contributions in their community.

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Brandon Blood Clinic Petition Submitted

Today I submitted a petition to Canadian Blood Services with over 1700 names calling on them to reverse their decision to close the Brandon clinic.

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Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case

Canadians have until July 3 to submit nominations for the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case 

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Liberals Want to Eliminate the Ability of Farmers to Defer Cash Tickets

Tucked away in the Liberal’s latest budget was a sentence about how they are considering eliminating the ability of Westman farmers to defer cash tickets to the following tax year.  Now if you’ve never farmed you might not have heard of this issue, however if the Trudeau Liberals eliminate the ability for Manitoba farmers to defer cash tickets, it could be financially disastrous for many families.

 

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Liberal Campground Tax Hike


Passport Clinic in Baldur

Pleased to announce that I will be hosting a Passport Clinic in Baldur on Saturday, April 22nd at the Baldur Memorial Hall from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. 

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Brandon Blood Clinic Should Remain Open

Yesterday afternoon I met with representatives from Canadian Blood Services in my Parliamentary office to stress the need for the Brandon clinic to remain open and for rural mobile clinics to continue to be made available.  I reiterated my position that they should reverse their decision to permanently close the clinic and layoff the staff.

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10 Ideas to Improve Westman

Every day from now until Budget 2017, I’ll release an idea that I would like to see included in the Minister of Finance’s budget.

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Become a Member of Canada’s Volunteer Awards’ National Advisory Committee

I am inviting Westman residents to nominate leaders from the not-for-profit, voluntary and business sectors or to apply individually, to become a member of Canada’s Volunteer Awards National Advisory Committee.

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Encouraging Westman Teachers to attend Teachers Institute in Ottawa

I am encouraging Westman teachers to apply to participate in the Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy conference from November 5th to 10th in Ottawa. This will be the 21st edition of the Teachers Institute and eighty-five educators will be selected to experience this professional development opportunity that offers insight into the workings of Parliament.

 

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