Putting Victims First

Today, I announced that I fully support Bill C-266, which proposes to give judges the ability to set the parole ineligibility up to 40 years for those convicted of abduction and sexual assault and murder. The legislation was introduced by Conservative MP, James Bezan and in the last Parliament, received multiparty support for this change.

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The Canola Crisis Needs to be Resolved

Across the country, there is approximately 10 million tonnes of canola sitting in farmer’s bins. Prices are down, and seeding is about to start.

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Obstructing Justice?

Obstructing justice

  • 139 (1) Every one who wilfully attempts in any manner to obstruct, pervert or defeat the course of justice in a judicial proceeding.
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Letter to the Editor: Let Her Speak

There is a coverup going on in Parliament and the Prime Minister is going to great lengths to stop the truth from coming out. 

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China Blocking Canadian Canola Imports

In a retaliatory move against Canada, China has canceled the canola import permit for one of Canada's largest grain processors, Winnipeg-based Richardson International.

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SNC-Lavalin Affair - Timeline of Events

Here is a good timeline of events in respect to the allegations of inappropriate pressure on the former Attorney General:

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Supporting Westman's Energy Workers

I support our oil and gas sector workers - the roughnecks, the truck drivers, the heavy equipment operators and everyone who works behind the scenes.

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Only the beginning...

“Witch hunt.”

If you thought Donald Trump uttered those words, you would be wrong.

It came directly out of the mouth of a Liberal MP during yesterday’s emergency Justice Committee meeting.

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Will the truth set the PM free?

“Events, dear boy, events.” - Harold Macmillan

Since the Globe and Mail rocked the political world last Thursday, the chattering classes who follow Canadian politics have had more than enough to keep them busy (except Gerald Butts somehow found time yesterday to tweet about Iranian social media trolls).

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As the PMO turns

So, how serious are the allegations that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) pressured the Attorney General to give SNC Lavalin a sweetheart deal?

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