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


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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