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.Read more
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).Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Canadians have until July 3 to submit nominations for the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons CaseRead more
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.
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.Read more
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.Read more