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National Mining Week
Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack Fraser Canyon and Chair of BC/Yukon Caucus celebrated National Mining Week by recognizing the enormous contribution the industry makes to the Canadian economy. “Our Government recognizes the important role the mining sector...
- Posted 33 days ago
Mark Strahl Applauds Jobs And Economic Growth Plan
Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl applauded the next phase of the Conservative Government’s plan for jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. Economic Action Plan 2013 introduces a bold new training initiative, the largest investment in infrastructure in Canadian...
- Posted 87 days ago
Federal Politics: Government Phasing Out In-Home Marijuana Grow Operations
Submitted. At an announcement on Sunday December 16, Minister of Health, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq stated the Government’s intention to phase out in-home marihuana growth operations. “The Government is acting on concerns by law enforcement, fire officials...
- Posted 181 days ago
Guest Columns: Canada Needs To Stay On The Path That Leads Away From The Fiscal Cliff
By Gregory Thomas, CTF. When Canada’s annual budget deficit came in bigger than expected at $26.2 billion recently, the news didn’t spark a sell-off in the markets or an emergency debate in parliament. But that doesn’t mean...
- Posted 225 days ago
Guest Columns: Harper Government Needs To Get Serious About Out-Of-Control Payroll Costs
By Gregory Thomas, CTF. As the Harper government moves at a snail’s pace to get a handle on spending, it’s becoming obvious we need tougher action on trimming the federal payroll in order to balance the budget...
- Posted 302 days ago
Federal Politics: Parents With Critically Ill children To Be Eligible For EI
Submitted. Chilliwack- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack Fraser-Canyon announced the Government’s intention to move forward with a new Employment Insurance (EI) special benefit for parents to take time off work to care for their critically ill or...
- Posted 307 days ago
Federal Politics: EI Recipients Will Soon Keep More Of What They Earn While On Claim
Submitted. Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl announced individuals receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits will now be able to keep more of what they earn working while on claim under an EI pilot project.
- Posted 308 days ago
Federal Politics: Loan Relief For Rural Doctors And Nurses
Submitted. Eligible family doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners who work in rural communities will have a portion of their Canada Student Loan forgiven starting in spring 2013, announced Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl.
- Posted 308 days ago
Guest Columns: Both EI Reform Critics And Harper Government Turn Their Backs On Working Canadians
By Gregory Thomas – CTF. Anybody who gets a paycheque in Canada has looked at the top and bottom lines once or twice, comparing the money they earn to the money they get to keep after the...
- Posted 384 days ago
Guest Column: Mark Strahl Explains Responsible Resource Development
By Mark Strahl. On May 2, conservatives across the country celebrated the one year anniversary of the election of a “strong, stable, national, majority, Conservative government.”
- Posted 399 days ago