Virden, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced today that the Virden Curling Club is now equipped with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), thanks to a partnership between the Government of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.Read more
Brandon, MB -- Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris is requesting that veterans from Brandon-Souris who served in the Second World War contact his office to guarantee they receive a limited-edition commemorative lapel pin and a personalized certificate of recognition offered by Veterans Affairs Canada. Veterans are encouraged to call 1-204-726-7600 to register to receive the commemorative pin and personalized certificate.
The design of the commemorative pin and the illustration on the certificate are based on the original "Victory Nickel" which features a flaming torch and a large 'V' standing both for victory and the coin's denomination. The coin was originally in circulation from 1943 to 1945, and was re-issued in 2005 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.
"If your neighbour, friend or loved one served in the Second World War, please contact my office as soon as you can so Veterans Affairs Canada will ensure they receive their limited-edition commemorative lapel pin and a personalized certificate of recognition," said Maguire.
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris is participating in the Canadian Ukrainian Parliamentary Program (CUPP) and is hosting Vasylysa Sheinina in his Parliament Hill office in Ottawa for 10 weeks. CUPP gives Ukrainian students an opportunity to study in the Parliament of Canada and gain firsthand experience of Canada's political system.Read more
Virden, MB- Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced today that he will host an upcoming passport clinic on Saturday, October 18th from 9:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. at the Lions Hall in Virden.Read more
Today I had the pleasure of meeting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko after his speech to Parliament.Read more
New tax relief will save small businesses more than half a billion dollars over two years
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris highlighted the news that Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance announced today the introduction of the new Small Business Job Credit. This new measure is expected to save small businesses more than $550 million over the next two years. Read more
Melita, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris highlighted federal funding towards the construction of a higher and extended permanent dike to adequately protect the Town of Melita and the RM of Arthur against future flooding. The funds are provided through the Building Canada Plan which is the largest and longest infrastructure program in Canadian history.Read more
MP Larry Maguire announces funding for Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
Brandon, MB - On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, today announced Government of Canada support to the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum for the new RCAF WWII Memorial, They Grew Not Old. Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris will be accompanying Prime Minister Stephen Harper on a bilateral trade mission to London, United Kingdom (U.K.) from September 2 to 3, 2014.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris and the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) were in Brandon today to announce that Brandon University received one of 14 Partnership Grants for its Rural Policy Learning Commons initiative, an investment worth $2.5 million over 7 years.Read more