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May 25, 2015

8th Annual Dani Gala

Last week Dani honoured me at their 8th Annual Gala, below is my speech. It has been a pleasure and an honour to support DANI over the years as it has grown in capacity and service to our community.   And, I must say, that I receive this recognition with great...

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February 25, 2015

Bi-Partisan Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne

A bi-partisan group of concerned conservationists and public figures have written to the Premier of Ontario regarding the overdue transfer of Ontario lands to the new Rouge National Urban Park.  Below is the letter we sent. 

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February 15, 2015

Congrats to Marga for PM Harper's Recognition

Marga Van den Hogen, affectionately known as the Flag Lady, resides in Thornhill and is founder of the Flag Flyers, a group of dedicated citizens who spread awareness of Flag Day throughout Greater Toronto. Marga makes sure all flag poles in the area have a Canadian flag waving in the...

October 28, 2014

Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act – Bill C-44

On October 27th, Minister Blaney introduced the Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act – Bill C-44. Bill C-44 specifically: confirms CSIS’s authority to conduct investigations outside of Canada, confirms that the Federal Court can issue warrants for CSIS to investigate threats to our national security outside of Canada, gives the Federal Court authority...

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October 23, 2014

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada in Ottawa

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks: “My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil. “Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders...

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