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03/02/2015 - 17:28
March 2, 2015 - Andrew Bennett, Canada's Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today issued the following statement: "Today marks the fourth anniversary of the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, who served as Pakistan's minister for minority affairs from November 2, 2008, until his death on March 2, 2011.
03/02/2015 - 15:18
TRENTON - Today, 125 Canadian Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR), departed CFB Trenton for Eastern Europe as part of military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to support NATO assurance measures in Eastern and Central Europe.
03/02/2015 - 14:28
Toronto-based Five Star Auctions and Appraisals, and its Director, Mrs. Chun Ai Jin, pleaded guilty on February 27, 2015, to charges under the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (WAPPRIITA).
03/02/2015 - 13:30
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced funding of $2,167,000 to the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) to support the development and commercialization of innovative treatments for human diseases in the field of immunotherapy.

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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