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07/02/2015 - 15:08
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie and M.P. for Mégantic–l'Érable, today made the following statement: "Canada cannot recognize the legitimacy of elections imposed by the Burundian authorities. The climate of intimidation, violence and fear imposed by the ruling party undermines any credibility in these elections. It is important to give the Burundian authorities a clear message: a forced vote is a stolen vote.
07/02/2015 - 14:35
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: "Canada condemns in the strongest terms Boko Haram's latest jihadi terrorist attacks in the Nigerian towns of Monguno on June 30 and Maiduguri on July 2.
07/02/2015 - 14:26
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the capsizing of a ferry near the port of Ormoc City in the Philippines: "We are deeply saddened by the news of the sinking of a ferry carrying 189 people near a central Philippine port. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest sympathies to those who have lost friends and family members as a result of this tragic event.
07/02/2015 - 13:55
Joe Oliver to Make Arts, Culture and Heritage Funding Announcements

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Kent Gets Funding for McCaffrey Lift Station Improvements

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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.

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.

The Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act has received Royal Assent

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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 18 hours 34 min ago
  • Toured the #Chilliwack Legion to see how their $25,000 New Horizons for Seniors funding had improved their facility. http://t.co/vsaksvcNKw 18 hours 36 min ago
  • Pleased to announce federal infrastructure funding for the McCaffrey Lift Station at the District of Kent today. http://t.co/5xU7QV66Lx 18 hours 38 min ago

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