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03/30/2015 - 14:24
A number of programs and services are currently in place to ensure that the health, rehabilitation and financial needs of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and Veterans are met.
03/30/2015 - 14:07
Benefit to recognize and compensate for very serious injuries and diseases
03/30/2015 - 13:26
Department of Finance Tables the Debt Management Strategy for 2015–16
03/30/2015 - 13:15
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will deliver keynote remarks at an event hosted by the Vancouver Board of Trade.

Press Releases

Unique program helps bring Canadian innovations to market

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Conservative Government wants to help Veterans

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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.

Federal dollars available for local fish conservation projects

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Ottawa– On behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl is encouraging local groups to make application for funding under the second phase of the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program.

Strahl to hold telephone town hall meeting

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Ottawa- On Tuesday November 12 at 7:00 PM local residents will have an opportunity to participate in a telephone town hall meeting with Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl.

"It is very important to me that I hear from everyone. In a riding this large a telephone town hall meeting gives everyone an opportunity to have their say regardless of where they live," said Strahl.

Strahl hails historic trade agreement with European Union

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl hailed today’s announcement that Canada had reached an agreement in principle on a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union (EU).

“This is great news for workers and families in Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon. Increased trade will allow businesses to hire more workers and provide consumers with greater choices and lower prices,” said Strahl.

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