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07/22/2014 - 14:00
Canada Updating its Action Plan on Open Government
07/22/2014 - 12:50
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will be in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, on Wednesday, July 23, to make an announcement in support of the blueberry industry.
07/22/2014 - 12:46
ALLISTON, Ontario – The Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament (Simcoe–Grey), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement on Wednesday about Museum on the Boyne.
07/22/2014 - 12:30
Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, met with stakeholders to discuss our Government's progress to strengthen the safety of our communities, specifically, the progress made towards combatting human trafficking.

Press Releases

Local municipalities to receive first installment of Gas Tax Funds

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Chilliwack- On behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs, Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl announced that the first installment of the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for 2014 is being made available to support local infrastructure priorities.

Federal dollars available to improve accessibility

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Chilliwack- On behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), MP Mark Strahl is encouraging local organizations to apply for funding under the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) to improve accessibility in community facilities for Canadians with disabilities.

"Through the Enabling Accessibility Fund, our Government is helping remove the barriers that prevent Canadians with disabilities from participating fully in their communities and workplaces," said Strahl.

Third phase of Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnership Program opens

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Chilliwack- On behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Mark Strahl MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is encouraging local groups to make application for funding under the third phase of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP).

Strahl announces funding for local salmon habitat restoration

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Chilliwack- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack Fraser Canyon announced funding of $46,650 for Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition for the restoration of the Hopedale Floodplain. The local project is among 85 projects under the EcoAction Community Funding Program announced by Minister of Environment, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq.

A tribute to men and women in uniform

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl stood in the House of Commons today and made the following statement:

"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to the women and men across our country who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Whether they put on a military, police, firefighter, or corrections uniform, they put themselves in harm's way so that the rest of us can rest easy.

National Aboriginal Day

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A message from Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for
Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RYDf0COMpY&list=UURCwjpNMncGtcMiqVmHqkDQ

 

Computers for Schools Program to provide new digital learning opportunities in area schools

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Ottawa- Students at a number of local schools will have new digital learning opportunities thanks to the Computers for Schools Program announced by Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl.

"The Computer for Schools Program will give students access to digital learning they might not otherwise have helping prepare them for the jobs and opportunities of the future," said Strahl.

Conservatives announce over $250 million National Conservation Plan

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Ottawa- The Conservative Government has announced it will invest over $250 million over the next five years securing ecologically sensitive lands, supporting voluntary conservation and restoration actions and strengthening marine and coastal conservation under a new National Conservation Plan.

"The National Conservation Plan will conserve our rich natural heritage and connect Canadian families to our natural spaces," said Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl.

New federal measures to enhance Canada’s world-class pipeline safety system

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Chilliwack-New measures to enhance Canada's impressive pipeline safety regime by strengthening: incident prevention; preparedness and response; and liability and compensation are being lauded by Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl.

More competitive options for Asia-Pacific Gateway shippers

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Ashcroft, British Columbia - The Government of Canada today announced the completion of Ashcroft Terminal’s Expansion project, which will improve the flow of goods by rail, and give local industry a competitive edge in international trade.

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