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07/05/2015 - 19:30
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is preparing to send up to 1,400 personnel, including a firefighting force and integral logistics support, to help fight fires in Saskatchewan.
07/05/2015 - 17:15
Statement by Minister of State Gosal on the Closing of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
07/05/2015 - 16:39
Andrew Bennett, Canada's Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today issued the following statement condemning a series of bombings in Iraq yesterday: "Canada strongly condemns the attacks that took place on Saturday in Baghdad, Mahmoudiya town and Balad Ruz, which killed and injured scores of people.
07/05/2015 - 14:34
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, India's Minister of State (Independent Charge) Petroleum and Natural Gas, today met in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, for the 2nd India-Canada Ministerial Energy Dialogue to discuss enhancing energy cooperation between the two countries in the areas of oil, natural gas, clean energy, power transmission and skill development. They highlighted Canada and India's growing energy partnership, by strengthening government to government and business to business relationships, to help create jobs and long-term economic prosperity for both countries.

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Press Releases

Kent Gets Funding for McCaffrey Lift Station Improvements

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Agassiz, British Columbia

Residents of the District of Kent (Agassiz) will benefit from upgrades to wastewater infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.

The Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act has received Royal Assent

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Strahl applauds crack down on impaired drivers

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Chilliwack- Mark Strahl MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is applauding legislation introduced by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice that will crack down on impaired driving by modernizing the Criminal Code provisions related to transportation offences.

Happy Father's Day

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Family Fishing Weekend

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New Horizons for Seniors Program

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Ottawa- Mark Stahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon highlighted, Minister of Seniors, Honourable Alice Wong's announcement that proposals for the New Horizons Seniors Program are being accepted from May 29, 2015 to July 10, 2105, to help counter social isolation in Canadian seniors.

"No Canadian should feel isolated, especially our seniors whose contributions are so valuable to our communities," said Strahl.

Strahl honours World War II Veterans in the House of Commons

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl, stood in the House of Commons today to honour Veterans of the Second World War.

"Mr. Speaker, last month, it was my great privilege to travel around my riding of Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon to honour our living World War Two veterans with a victory pin and certificate issued by the Prime Minister and the Minister of Veterans Affairs to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Canada's entry into the war.

Extension of the Order of the Legion of Honour

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Ottawa- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon highlighted Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O'Toole's announcement that the Government of France has agreed to extend the deadline to receive the Order of the Legion of Honour, to veterans who served at the landing in Normandy and Provence during the Second World War.

Strahl announces funds to attract foreign investment in local economy

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Ottawa- Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today announced that Chilliwack Economic Partners will receive $10,000 through the Government of Canada's "Invest Canada - Community Initiatives" (ICCI) program to help them attract foreign investment and create jobs locally.

National standards being set for service dogs

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Ottawa- Mark Stahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon highlighted Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O'Toole's announcement to support Veterans with mental health conditions by setting national standards for the service dogs that assist them.

"For veterans who live with mental health conditions, like PTSD, service dogs are often a necessary part of the healing process. We want these veterans to have the best support our country can offer them," said Strahl.

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  • Visited the #Chilliwack ANAVETS to get a tour of their $24,000 in upgrades from their New Horizons for Seniors fund. http://t.co/HHKKduLyLv 3 days 22 hours ago
  • Toured the #Chilliwack Legion to see how their $25,000 New Horizons for Seniors funding had improved their facility. http://t.co/vsaksvcNKw 3 days 23 hours ago
  • Pleased to announce federal infrastructure funding for the McCaffrey Lift Station at the District of Kent today. http://t.co/5xU7QV66Lx 3 days 23 hours ago