Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, highlighted today's announcement by the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development towards a project implemented by the Canadian Rotary Collaboration for International Development in Honduras and Guatemala. Maguire spoke at the Rotary Club of Brandon's luncheon and outlined the announcement to local Rotarians.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage that the Government of Canada is providing $15,000 in funding to the Brandon Folk, Music and Art Society (BFMAS) for its 2015 Brandon Folk, Music & Art Festival and its year-round programming series. This funding is provided through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament applauded the Government's decision to enhance the Children's Fitness Tax Credit by increasing the maximum amount that may be claimed under the credit to $1,000 from $500, and by making the credit refundable. Making the credit refundable will increase benefits to low-income families claiming the credit.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, will hold a town hall meeting regarding the Russian aggression in Ukraine. The town hall meeting is open to the public and will be held in Brandon on October 14th starting at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Ukrainian National Home on 1133 Stickney Avenue.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris gave a Members Statement in the House of Commons on Monday, October 6th to highlight Danny Peaslee of Souris Manitoba for being the first ever Canadian to compete in the Special Olympics World Golf Cup this summer in Denmark and for being a role model for those who struggle day in and day out with disabilities.Read more
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