CRA Ombudsman

March 20, 2017

  TAXPAYERS’ OMBUDSMAN The Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman (OTO) works to enhance the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) accountability in its service to, and treatment of, ...


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New Drone Rules

March 16, 2017

There are new rules for drone operators. The rules, which are effective immediately, will mean recreational users will face a fine of up to $3,000 if drones are caught flying: – Higher than ...


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MP Report – April 2017

March 13, 2017

April 2017 Birth of a Nation It was 100 years ago on April 9th that Canada won Vimy Ridge in France at enormous cost and made their mark on history. Vimy Ridge was seven kilometers of strategic ...


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Speech Writing Contest for Youth

February 27, 2017

Many of the milestones in Canadian history over the last 150 years have been marked by a speech. Sir John A. Macdonald’s impassioned plea for Confederation, the Speech from the Throne read by ...


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Statement on Bill C-37 testimony

February 14, 2017

We have been studying Bill C-37 in the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health and some of my recent thoughts were poorly articulated and have left the wrong impression with some people who ...


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Message from the Poet Laureate

February 7, 2017

The Parliamentary Poet Laureate is asking for Members of Parliament to submit the names of poems, their authors and the related bibliographical information for up to three poems that best ...


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Statement on the Quebec Shooting

January 30, 2017

It is with unimaginable shock that we gather across this great nation this evening to mourn the lives lost in Quebec last night. While I may be in Ottawa, my heart is back at home in Calgary with ...


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Canada 150

January 27, 2017

To find the latest information on Canada’s 150th Anniversary celebrations, please visit the official website.


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MP Report

January 27, 2017

It’s tax time! It is tax time and you may require assistance when filing your taxes and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) can help. They offer service in both official languages as well as via ...


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The RCMP is hiring!

January 27, 2017

The RCMP offers an exceptional career, letting you make a real difference in your community and your country. No other police force in Canada provides the levels of services and variety offered ...


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Canada’s Volunteer Awards

December 20, 2016

The call for nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards is now open and will run until February 3, 2017. Canada’s Volunteer Awards recipients are nominated by Canadians, for Canadians. This is ...


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Canada Summer Jobs 2017

December 15, 2016

Are you running a small business or a not-for-profit organization? Do you need some extra help  during the summer of 2017? Why not join thousands of other employers and hire a summer student ...


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MP Report

December 15, 2016

Make Sure You’re Heard As your Member of Parliament for Calgary Confederation, it is my job to represent you in Ottawa. To effectively represent you I use a variety of methods to gauge your ...


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STEAM Horizon Awards

December 13, 2016

STEAM HORIZON AWARDS Application deadline is January 9th, 2017. The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Foundation has launched its new award program for Canadian youth pursuing a ...


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Tax Scam Alert

November 28, 2016

From the Canada Revenue Agency… No one is immune from scams, but the most worrisome are the tax-related scams that target new Canadians and senior citizens. There are many types of fraud ...


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Canada Summer Jobs

November 28, 2016

Canada Summer Jobs is a unique funding initiative to help employers create summer job opportunities for students and will be launched on December 5, 2016. When will the application process be ...


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Letters To Santa

November 23, 2016

Letters to Santa Kids can write to Santa (before December 14th) and he’ll write back. More than 1.5 million letters are received annually. It’s a Canadian tradition made possible through the ...


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MP Report

November 22, 2016

  December 2016 A Sensible Solution For those who may not already know, I have been a long-time advocate of organ and tissue donation in Canada and was instrumental in creating the organ ...


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New Travel Rules (ETA)

November 21, 2016

Important travel information your family and friends may need to know to visit you in Canada Do you have family or friends visiting you from Europe, Australia, New Zealand or Asia? They should be ...


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