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A Functioning Parliament is Critical for Canada

A Functioning Parliament is Critical for Canada

Our country is in crisis, and we need a functioning Parliament now, more than ever.
Watch and share this video and join me in telling Justin Trudeau it’s not time for one of his many vacations - it’s time to get to work for Canadians.

June 01, 2020

Faith Leaders Virtual Townhall

Faith Leaders Virtual Townhall

Pleased to join MPP Steve Clark for a round table discussion with faith leaders from our community. It was a great discussion and reinforces the need to respect religious freedoms by adopting smart and innovative methods to reopen places of worship in accordance with public health guidelines.

May 29, 2020

Parliament Must Resume - Defending Democracy

Parliament Must Resume - Defending Democracy

The Government wants to approve the questions Opposition MPs ask them. Our democratic system is under attack. Parliament must resume. Justin Trudeau is letting Canadians down.

May 21, 2020

Virtual Townhall on Agriculture with over 85 Participants

Virtual Townhall on Agriculture with over 85 Participants

Great virtual town hall meeting on agriculture the evening of Tuesday, May 12th. We had over 85 folks participating in a Q&A with the Shadow Minister for Agriculture MP John Barlow, MP Eric Duncan, MP Jamie Schmale, & MP Lianne Rood. If you have additional questions please contact my office at Michael.Barrett@parl.gc.ca or 1-866-498-3096.

May 14, 2020

National Police Week 2020

National Police Week 2020

During National Police Week, I want to thank the members of our local police services for service and dedication to our community 365 days a year. Thank you to members of the Ontario Provincial Police, the Brockville Police, and the Gananoque Police Service.

May 12, 2020

Eastern Ontario Virtual Town Hall For The Agricultural Sector

Eastern Ontario Virtual Town Hall For The Agricultural Sector

Join us on Tuesday for a virtual town hall discussion for the agriculture sector in Eastern Ontario. I’ll be joining the Shadow Minister for Agricultural MP John Barlow, MP Eric Duncan, and MP Jamie Schmale.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvcuyupzkiHdGIbUaUMtYrn3haaoUpWg1D 

Virtual Town Hall - Agricultural Sector

May 10, 2020

Support For Agriculture. Much More To Be Done.

After a tough year in 2019, our farmers and ag producers have been hit hard by COVID-19. The Government announced its plan for the agriculture sector this week, but there is obviously much more to be done. Thanks to Bruce Wylie and 104.9 JRFM for the conversation today.

 

 

 

May 07, 2020

Letter Sent to Minister Hajdu Regarding CF Life-Saving Drugs Trikafta

Letter Sent to Minister Hajdu Regarding CF Life-Saving Drugs Trikafta

Effective medications for Cystic Fibrosis have been developed, but Canadians’ access to these treatments is limited at best. I joined members of the House of Commons from across Canada urging Minister Hajdu to ensure that Canadians have access to life-saving CF drugs like Trikafta.

 

May 06, 2020

Sign the Petition e-2574 on Firearms

Sign the Petition e-2574 on Firearms

Law-abiding firearms owners are among the most vetted citizens in Canada and should not be in the crosshairs of the Trudeau Government.

Sign and share this petition to call on the Trudeau Government to scrap their gun grab and instead target criminals and illegally smuggled firearms. ⬇️

https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2574&fbclid=IwAR3iJh614XizyauFNAxFsxp4wT-xRlQr1eGYDlIl4TVbg8EI19d3xmu7ZOA

 

May 05, 2020

Radio Interview: Canada Emergency Student Benefit Passed By Parliament

The Canada Emergency Student Benefit was passed by Parliament. The Official Opposition emphasized that the Government needs to provide students with employment opportunities, and not just government aid.
Thank you to 104.9 JRFM for the opportunity to talk about this and other updates this morning.

 

 

April 30, 2020