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10/02/2014 - 07:00
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today, recognizing Fire Prevention Week.
10/02/2014 - 07:00
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Scheldt during the Second World War.
10/02/2014 - 07:00
The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), highlighted the benefits of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) during a meeting of Special Olympics senior representatives from all regions of Canada, who gathered in Ottawa today. She encouraged Special Olympics Canada to help raise awareness about the plan so that more eligible Canadians benefit from this long-term savings plan.

Press Releases

Deadline is approaching for Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards Nominations

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Chilliwack- MP Mark Strahl is reminding community members that the call for nominations for the Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards is closing on April 15, 2013, as recently announced by the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

New support for Chilliwack Arts and Cultural Centre Society

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Chilliwack – An investment by the Government of Canada in the Chilliwack Arts and Cultural Centre Society will support emerging and Aboriginal artists and a wide variety of music, dance and theatre, announced Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

Government of Canada Invests in Improvements to Harrison Mills’ Community Infrastructure

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Harrison Mills, BC – Today, Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support for the Fraser Heritage Society under the Harper Government's Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).

Government of Canada Invests in Improvements to Agassiz’s Community Infrastructure

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Agassiz, BC – Today, Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support for the District of Kent Fitness Activity Centre under the Harper Government's Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).

New treatment plant will enhance water quality for Harrison Hot Springs

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Harrison Hot Springs, BC – The Village of Harrison Hot Springs will soon benefit from upgrades to its water system and will be able to begin a water utility master plan thanks to a contribution of more than $1.2 million from the Government of Canada through the Gas Tax Fund transfer.

Strahl applauds Jobs and Economic Growth Plan

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl applauded the next phase of the Conservative Government's plan for jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. Economic Action Plan 2013 introduces a bold new training initiative, the largest investment in infrastructure in Canadian history and significant support for Canada's manufacturing.

New recreation infrastructure celebrated in Chilliwack’s Yarrow community

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Chilliwack, British Columbia – Increased recreational opportunities were celebrated in Yarrow today, alongside the official opening of the new Yarrow Community School.

Government of Canada Invests in Improvements to Ashcroft’s Community Infrastructure

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Ashcroft, British Columbia – Today, Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support for the Ashcroft and District Curling Club under the Harper Government's Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).

Chilliwack Hospice Society

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl stood in the House of Commons today to recognize the work of the Chilliwack Hospice Society:

"Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to highlight the wonderful work of the Chilliwack Hospice Society and its outgoing executive director, Geri McGrath.

Government of Canada Invests in Chilliwack Cultural Centre

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CHILLIWACK, British Columbia, February 19, 2013 – Today, Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament (Chilliwack–Fraser Canyon), on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced support for the Chilliwack Arts and Cultural Centre Society.

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