Government Initiatives

Family-Tax-Cut_eng.jpg

Universal-Child-Care-Benefit_eng.jpg

Child-Care-Expense-Deduction_eng.jpg

Childrens-Fitness-Tax-Credit_eng.jpg

National News

11/25/2014 - 19:30
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) confirms it accidentally disclosed confidential taxpayer information to a reporter
11/25/2014 - 15:30
On behalf of the Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary of Health, will join Jane Broderick, Chief Brand & Communications Officer, RBC, and Elio Antunes, President & CEO ParticipACTION to make an important announcement regarding children's physical activity.
11/25/2014 - 14:14
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today issued the following statement: "We are aware of and deeply concerned by the attempt by the U.S. to apply Buy American restrictions to a project at the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
11/25/2014 - 14:06
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will host and deliver remarks at an event on digital diplomacy. Special guest Carl Bildt, former prime minister and foreign affairs minister of Sweden, will also deliver remarks. Baird and Mr. Bildt take part in a moderated Q & A.

Press Releases

Celebrating Chilliwack’s Unique Agricultural Heritage

Chilliwack%20Fair.jpg

May 21, 2014 – Chilliwack, British Columbia – Department of Canadian Heritage

Applications wanted for New Horizons for Seniors Program

New-Horizons-for-Seniors.png

Ottawa- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is encouraging local organizations to apply for funding under the New Horizon for Seniors Program (NHSP).

"Seniors have a lot to offer. Through the New Horizon for Seniors Program seniors are encouraged to get involved in their local community and share their knowledge, skills and experiences," said Strahl.

Strahl announces student summer jobs for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon

EAP.png

Ottawa- On behalf of the Minister of State for Social Development, the Honourable Candice Bergen Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl announced $316,523 in Canada Summer Jobs Funds to support the hiring of 70 students in Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon.

National Day of Honour

National%20Day%20of%20Honour_0.jpg

A National Day of Honour

National%20Day%20of%20Honour.jpg

Since I was elected in 2011, I've had the privilege of serving on a number of Parliamentary Standing Committees, which are permanent committees struck by the House of Commons to study and consider issues relating to a particular government department. One of the most interesting committees I was assigned to was the National Defence Committee.

Funding partnership helps protect local communities from flooding

Building%20Canada%20Fund.jpg

CHILLIWACK – Residents in Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Cultus Lake will be safer from flooding, thanks to over $5.3 million worth of projects to upgrade pumping stations, dikes and culverts in those communities, MP Mark Strahl and MLAs John Martin and Laurie Throness announced today.

Strahl announces federal funds to improve local rail crossing

Railroad%20Crossing.jpg

Ottawa- On behalf of the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl announced that the Government of Canada is providing $68,450 for the addition of constant warning time devices at the Young Street railway crossing in Chilliwack.

The device measures train speed and distance, predicting the arrival of the train at the crossing allowing for a relatively uniform warning time to public traffic.

Focus on the Possible

PS%20Swearing%20in%20Ceremony.JPG

When I was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development last September, I received a number of kind notes and letters congratulating me on my appointment. One note that I won't soon forget said "Aboriginal Affairs is a tough portfolio, but your Dad always used to say 'focus on the possible.' Good luck!"

It was, as it often is from that source, very good advice.

Federal funds to attract international investment in Chilliwack

CEPCOLogo.gif

Chilliwack – Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today announced that Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation will receive $20,000 from the Government of Canada to attract, retain and expand foreign direct investment.

Strahl announces construction of new indoor firing range

PRTC%20Firing%20Range.JPG

Get Email Updates

  • Pat Quinn, the Big Irishman, was a leader in every sense of the word for the @VanCanucks. He wore his heart on his sleeve and we loved him. 1 day 17 hours ago
  • RT @VeteransENG_CA: Ministers Fantino & Nicholson announce almost $200M in funding to support Veterans and their families #MentalHealth ht… 2 days 15 hours ago
  • A sunset photo taken today in Iqaluit, Nunavut at 2:45pm after the Nutrition North announcement. Breathtaking place! http://t.co/OgzPpEgl08 4 days 7 hours ago

markstrahl's photostreammarkstrahl
photostream

markstrahl channel