Canada and the United States have agreed by “mutual consent” to suspend any and all movement between our two countries beyond “essential traffic” and “trade”. The Prime Minister said in his Wednesday news conference that the definition of “non-essential” travel applies to “tourism and cross-border shopping”.Keep Reading
Just a quick note of thanks to my Thornhill Constituency Office staff for their continuing dedicated work, from home, serving Thornhillers as best we can by phone and email. Much of our work in recent days has been to inform and assist those who facing travel challenges from various foreign...Keep Reading
In response to urgent requests from farmers and fruit growers across the country, this letter from myself and shadow cabinet colleagues, sent to Ministers of Employment, Agriculture and Immigration regarding the planting, growing and harvest season ahead.Keep Reading
As we are well aware the spread of COVID-19 has been growing in Canada and across the GTA. As such out of an abundance of caution our offices will be closed to the public until further notice. My staff will still be available via phone and email. Please call us...
As Thornhillers should be well aware, York Region Public Health officials, along with other public health agencies across the GTA, is working closely with hospitals and community health care providers to keep them informed on the evolving situation and to ensure reporting and management of any individuals under investigation/care for...Keep Reading
March 11, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Today, Members of the Conservative Ontario Caucus sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau regarding the rising water levels and the increased flooding risk along the shorelines across Ontario. The water levels across all the Great Lakes remain near or above record levels.Keep Reading
Dear Constituents: Today, I received word from Service Canada that the deadline for the Canada Summer Jobs Program is now extended to February 28, 2020, 12:00 p.m. (Noon) (Pacific Standard Time). I encourage you to complete and submit your applications before the deadline. Should you have any questions, please contact...
February 21, 2020OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, citing its failure to comply with a motion to list Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), in its entirety, as a terrorist organization.The action, specifically launched against both the government and the Minister of Public...Keep Reading
Hon. Andrew Scheer – Remarks (Blockades)February 18, 2020CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYMr. Speaker, that was the weakest response to a national crisis in Canadian history. Now, I listened to the Prime Minister's ‘word salad’ just now, Mr. Speaker, and at least two key things were missing: a clear denunciation that the actions...Keep Reading
Hard-nosed diplomacy IS required.. not buddy-hug handshake, smiles and bows. My remarks 40 days after Iran missile, Ukraine Air outrage to Thornhill/York Region Persian community.Keep Reading