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Fall Priorities

September 13, 2016

This week the Conservative caucus has been holding meetings in Halifax in advance of the start of the fall session of Parliament.  Canada’s Conservatives are a united team, focused on holding the Liberal Government accountable for its uncontrolled spending and reckless decisions.  The objective of our gathering has been to discuss our priorities and strategies […]


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Working Hard For Improved Cell Service

September 6, 2016

As everyone who lives in rural Canada knows, there are many gaps in cellular service and S.E. Manitoba is certainly no exception. The concerns revolve not only around business development and personal communication, but also safety. Many of my constituents here in Provencher have contacted my office over the past two years regarding this issue […]


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Looking Back – Moving Forward

September 6, 2016

As the summer months come to a close and the fall Parliamentary session nears, I thought this would be a good opportunity to look back at the past summer as well as look ahead to the issues that will no doubt dominate Parliament once MPs return to Ottawa on September 19th. During the summer months […]


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Cheering on our athletes

August 23, 2016

Another Olympics has come to a close, but not without its fair share of excitement.  Many Canadians tuned in to watch Team Canada compete against the world’s best over the last few weeks.  Of the more than 300 athletes representing Canada on the world stage, seven Manitobans represented our province on Team Canada:  Leah Kirchmann […]


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Liberals Take Jobless Numbers to 5-Year High

August 9, 2016

We all know and understand the importance of ensuring Canadians have access to good jobs.  It’s that regular paycheque from work that helps us put food on the table for our families, helps cover the cost of educating our children, and maybe even gives us the chance to take a vacation with loved ones every […]


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Reckless Liberal Spending Puts Health Care At Risk

August 2, 2016

Recently the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) issued a report that said public finances in Canada have become unsustainable due to permanent increases in federal spending and ongoing provincial shortfalls. The PBO warned that the single biggest challenge facing the Liberal government is funding health care.   Conservative Health Critic Colin Carrie recently stated, “The Liberal […]


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Liberals do not Understand Small Business

August 2, 2016

During the 2015 federal election campaign, Justin Trudeau promised time and time again that small business tax rates would be going down. Unfortunately the Liberals abandoned that promise when they introduced their first federal budget earlier this year.   The Liberal Government cancelled the scheduled lowering of the small business tax rate and eliminated the […]


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New Infrastructure Funding for Provencher

July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016 – Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, is pleased with Government of Canada funding for three new infrastructure projects in Southeastern Manitoba through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF).    The Village of St-Pierre-Jolys will receive federal funding of $1,500,000 for its lagoon expansion.   The Municipality of Emerson-Franklin will […]


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Urgent Measures Required to Assist Yazidi Victims of Genocide

July 26, 2016

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration recently completed its study entitled, “Immigration Measures for the Protection of Vulnerable Groups.” There were several urgent issues that require immediate attention pertaining to the plight of extremely vulnerable groups, specifically Yazidi victims of genocide.   The Yazidis are an ancient ethno-religious group who face […]


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Liberal Tax Tendencies

July 19, 2016

During the election, the Liberals ran on a platform that focused on leaving more money in the pockets of Canadians.  Instead, the Liberal Government plans to hike payroll taxes by increasing the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) premium rate.  Unfortunately, this plan will do more to keep money out of the pockets of Canadians than in […]


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