Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris spoke in the House Commons this afternoon in favour of Bill C-52, the Safe and Accountable Rail Act, which will strengthen rail safety, ensure adequate compensation is available and will institute a "polluter pays" principle for federally regulated railways.Read more
Ottawa, ON?Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris is encouraging Westman residents to submit their entries for Canada's 150th anniversary circulation coins.
"As we approach Canada's 150th birthday, I am encouraging Westman residents, regardless of age, to submit their ideas and participate in this exciting opportunity to celebrate Canada's rich and diverse heritage," said Maguire. "There are many talented artists who call Westman home and it would be wonderful if a local resident designed one of Canada's 150th anniversary circulation coins."
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris is encouraging local community groups and small businesses in Westman to submit proposals through the 2015 Enabling Accessibility Fund for projects that will help improve accessibility in community facilities for people with disabilities. Projects such as renovating community facilities where programs and/or services are offered to people with disabilities, retrofitting motor vehicles used as community-based transportation and providing information and communications technologies to make them more accessible for the community are eligible for funding.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris announced that Royal Canadian Legion No 3 in Brandon will receive $15,500 through the New Horizons for Seniors Program to replace the stairs and install a chair lift to allow Veterans and seniors easier access into the building.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament commended Canada's Veterans Affairs Minister, the Hon. Erin O'Toole, for unveiling a proposed new financial benefit today aimed at providing financial stability to Veterans who are moderately to severely disabled and their families.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris applauded Prime Minister Stephen Harper's decision to introduce legislation to keep Canadian families and their communities safe by ensuring that the most heinous criminals will be sentenced to life behind bars without possibility of parole.Read more
Brandon, MB - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris is fully supportive of the legislation that was tabled in the House of Commons earlier this week that will enhance railway safety and make the rail industry and crude oil shippers more accountable to Canadians.Read more
Ottawa, ON - Last week, the Government of Canada announced a 10-year investment to prevent, detect and combat family violence and child abuse, just one of the many ways the Government of Canada is delivering on its commitment to stand up for victims.Read more
OTTAWA, ON - Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris gave a keynote address on the importance of opening new international markets for agricultural producers this morning at the Wild Oats Grainworld conference in Winnipeg.Read more
Ottawa, ON?Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris was pleased to join Canadians from coast to coast in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the national flag of Canada.
"The Canadian flag is an important part of our national identity and I was pleased to see so many Canadians partake in National Flag Day activities this past weekend," said Maguire.