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08/21/2014 - 13:40
Canada supports the humanitarian efforts to provide emergency food assistance to those in need
08/21/2014 - 13:30
Larry Miller, Member of Parliament for Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced Government of Canada support for the Meaford Community Theatre's production of Peace & War.
08/21/2014 - 12:15
We are here today to discuss a global initiative that came together under Canada's leadership.
08/21/2014 - 12:15
Today, Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and Brad Butt, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Streetsville, co-hosted a round table with stakeholders to discuss Canada's leadership role in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), as well as the concrete actions Canada can take going forward to continue to improve the lives of mothers and their children in the developing world. This meeting was part of the consultations announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the Saving Every Woman, Every Child: Within Arm's Reach summit, which took place in Toronto on May 28–30, 2014.

Press Releases

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.

Standing up for victims of crime; protecting communities

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Ottawa- Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon applauded an announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper of new legislation that will protect Canadians from high-risk accused persons found Not-Criminally Responsible on Account of Mental Disorder (NCR). High profile Not Criminally Responsible cases have included the horrific Allan Schoenborn and Vincent Li incidents which have concerned Canadians deeply.

Nominate an outstanding Canadian educator

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MP Mark Strahl meets with Richard Lade and recipient of a
2012 Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence, Julie Lade.

Ottawa- MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, Mark Strahl wants to spread the word that nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education.

Employers urged to apply for Canada Summer Jobs funding

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl is encouraging local employers to apply for funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

"This is a win for both employers and students alike as organizations benefit from the addition of eager young workers and students gain meaningful real world experience and money for the next school year," said Strahl.

Celebrating the life of Dorothy Kostrzewa

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl stood in the House of Commons today to pay tribute to the remarkable life of Dorothy Kostrzewa with the following statement:

"Mr. Speaker I rise in the House today to celebrate the life of a remarkable woman, Dorothy Kostrzewa.

Government of Canada and University of British Columbia Partner to Foster Advanced Materials Research and Development

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Vancouver — Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack–Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a new partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) that will foster advanced materials research and development. This new Collaborative Research Agreement (CRA) will strengthen research and contribute to new technologies relevant to the automotive, steel and pipeline industries.

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