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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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Liberal Referendum Aversion

July 12, 2016

A new poll by Forum Research says 65 percent of Canadians agree that a national referendum must occur before any changes are made to the way we elect our MPs.  Only 18 percent said that giving Canadians a vote on the matter is not necessary and the remaining 17 percent had no opinion.  In the […]


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Generosity in Provencher

July 5, 2016

On July 1, I participated in Canada Day celebrations in Vita and Steinbach.  It was a pleasure to see so many familiar faces and to connect with others for the first time.  We live in a truly great country, and we have so much to celebrate. Canada turned 149 years-old this past week – a […]


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HAPPY CANADA DAY!

June 27, 2016

On July 1, Canadians will gather together to celebrate Canada’s 149th Birthday. Over the past 149 years, we have built a prosperous nation, based on the principles of freedom, democracy and the rule of law. Canada Day is a chance for us, whether here at home or around the world, to show our Canadian pride. […]


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Looking back on the spring session of Parliament

June 22, 2016

The House of Commons is officially on its summer recess. With the conclusion of a busy session, it seems appropriate to reflect on the major issues that Parliament dealt with during this time. I and my fellow Conservative colleagues worked hard to hold the Liberal government accountable to Canadians.There were a variety of issues that […]


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Deadline Approaching for Applications to the Canada 150 Infrastructure Program.

June 14, 2016

June 14, 2016. – Steinbach, MB – Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, is reminding organizations in Provencher that the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) deadline is June 22, 2016 (3 pm CST). More information and an online Application Form for Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program can be found at: http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/18872.asp CIP […]


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Celebrating In Our Communities

June 14, 2016

Community festival time is again upon us as we head into the warmer days of summer. This past weekend I was pleased to participate in the Oakbank Chickendaze parade as well as the Old Tyme Country Fair parade in Niverville. Residents of both communities came out in large numbers to check out the floats and […]


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MPs Vote to Keep Unfair Tax Advantages: The Fairness in Charitable Gifts Act Fails to Pass Second Reading

June 8, 2016

MPs Vote to Keep Unfair Tax Advantages The Fairness in Charitable Gifts Act Fails to Pass Second Reading June 8, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – Today, Liberal and New Democrat Members of Parliament voted to keep their preferential tax treatment of political donations over donations to registered charities. Federal tax credits for political contributions far […]


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