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05/30/2015 - 12:00
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, recognized the accomplishments of young people in skilled trades at the closing ceremonies of the annual Skills Canada National Competition today. Minister Poilievre also announced a three-year investment to help Skills Canada increase awareness of and promote careers in the skilled trades and technologies among Canadian youth.
05/30/2015 - 11:00
The Honourable Ed Fast, Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, alongside Henry Braun, Mayor for the City of Abbotsford, today announced at The Reach Gallery Museum that the City of Abbotsford is receiving $400,989 in funding from the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS). The funds are to support a Coordinated Intake and Referral System for those who find themselves homeless.
05/30/2015 - 07:00
I congratulate Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities on 10 years...
05/30/2015 - 07:00
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the 113th anniversary of the end of the South African War

About Mark

Mark Strahl was born and raised in Chilliwack, BC. He has been married to his wife Lisa since 1999, and they have one son.

Mark has been serving the public for most of his working life. Starting as an intern in Ottawa with Opposition Leader Preston Manning, Mark also worked in the offices of former MP Grant McNally (Dewdney—Alouette) and MP Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission).

On May 2, 2011, Mark was elected to the House of Commons as MP for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon. He served as a member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence from 2011 to 2013.

In December 2012, Prime Minister Stephen Harper named Mark as the Chair of the BC/Yukon Conservative Caucus. 

In September 2013, the Prime Minister named Mark as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.  

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