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12/19/2014 - 08:00
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Robert Malo will join the Veterans Review and Appeal Board, which provides Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members, and their families, with an independent avenue of appeal for disability benefit decisions made by Veterans Affairs Canada.
12/19/2014 - 07:30
On February 5, 2014, the Government of Canada announced the Defence Procurement Strategy (DPS) to deliver the right equipment to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Coast Guard in a timely manner, leverage purchases of defence equipment and services to create jobs and growth in Canada, and streamline the defence procurement process.
12/19/2014 - 07:30
Industry Canada today released the Government of Canada's Value Proposition Guide, which outlines the Government's approach to assessing defence and Coast Guard procurements. The guide will serve as a reference for companies that want to successfully bid on future defence procurement contracts.
12/19/2014 - 05:40
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will make an important announcement at the National Press Theatre on Friday, December 19, 2014. He will then be available to take questions from representatives of the media.

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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