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07/28/2014 - 11:00
The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will announce an investment by the Government of Canada to support skills training and job opportunities for youth in Winnipeg.
07/28/2014 - 10:52
Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson and Canada's first Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney will announce the members of the newly formed National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy at an event to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Grosvenor Room, Central YMCA, 20 Grosvenor Street, Toronto, Ontario.
07/28/2014 - 10:46
At this meeting, Minister Valcourt announced that the Government of Canada is taking further action to help advance treaty negotiations
07/28/2014 - 10:45
Event date: July 29, 2014 - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will celebrate a significant investment in scientific research at the Université de Moncton. The Minister of State will be joined by Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton¿Riverview¿Dieppe and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice.

Press Releases

Strahl wants you to “Have Your Say” On Canada’s 150th Birthday


Chilliwack – Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon wants you to "Have Your Say" on how you would like to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

"This anniversary is a once in a life time opportunity to celebrate the creation of the best country in the world and we believe every Canadian from coast to coast to coast should have an opportunity to say how they would like to see this historic date recognized," said Strahl.

Local First Nations to have greater say in managing their own land


Ottawa- Today, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, accompanied by Chief Robert Louie of the First Nations Land Advisory Board and Chief Austin Bear of the First Nations Land Management Regime welcomed nine more First Nations into the First Nations Land Management Regime including Cheam, Chawathil, and Scowlitz First Nations.

Strahl salutes Bomber Command Veterans


Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl stood in the House of Commons today to salute two local Bomber Command Veterans:

"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honour Chilliwack heroes, Flying Officer Dave Barrett and Warrant Officer Bernie McNicholl, for their service in Bomber Command Operations during World War II.

"Flying Officer Barrett was a pilot in Mosquito Bombers serving with the "Pathfinders", flying ahead of the Bomber Squadrons to light up the target areas.

Unique program helps bring Canadian innovations to market


Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl is encouraging local businesses to participate in a unique federal procurement program, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), which can help them bring their innovative products and services to the commercial market.

"The idea is to help Canadian entrepreneurs commercialize their innovative product by connecting them to potential clients in the federal government," said Strahl.

Kids’ safety the priority in new anti-cyberbullying bill


Ottawa- Keeping children safe from online predators and online exploitation is the priority of new legislation introduced by the Conservative Government said Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl.

"Online harassment and exploitation can victimize our children even when they are in the relative safety of their own homes." Strahl added, "This bill recognizes the devastating impact this criminal activity can have on young lives."

Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act will:

Conservative Government on track to balance budget in 2015


Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl lauded Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's Economic update which confirmed that the Conservative Government is on track to a balanced budget in 2015, with an expected surplus of $3.7 billion in 2015-16.

Strahl presents Bomber Command honour to local World War 2 Veterans


Chilliwack- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon presented Bomber Command honours to World War II veterans Flying Officer Dave Barrett and Warrant Officer 2 Bernie McNicholl for their service in Bomber Command Operations during World War 2.

Strahl wants your input on Budget 2014


Chilliwack – Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, MP Mark Strahl is once again encouraging area residents to provide their input for this year's federal budget.

"Thanks to our Economic Action Plan, Canada's economy continues to grow with the best jobs record in the G-7 and a balanced budget on the horizon. Moving forward we want to hear from Canadians on how they think we can best keep Canada growing in an uncertain global economy," said Strahl.

MP’s Observe Fraser River Sockeye


Conservative Government wants to help Veterans


Chilliwack – Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is promoting Bill C-11: Priority Hiring for Injured Veterans Act, which would give Veterans who were injured in service to Canada the top level of priority consideration for job openings in the public service.

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