Handwashing Prevents Disease

September 28, 2016

How to Wash Your Hands the Right Way Wet hands with warm running water prior to reaching for soap, either in bar or liquid form. Rub hands together to make a lather. Do this away from running ...


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Statement on Bill C-246

September 28, 2016

As you may know, I have worked extensively in the past with the Humane Society and am a strong advocate against animal cruelty.  Canada has laws against animal cruelty, but they often prove ...


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CBC Article on Blood Donations

September 28, 2016

Health committee to study blood donor rules for men who’ve had sex with men MPs pass Calgary Conservative Len Webber’s motion to review the science behind donor restrictions ...


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Child Car Seat Safety

August 19, 2016

Car seat use reduces the risk for death to infants (aged <1 year) by 71%; and to toddlers (aged 1–4 years) by 54% in passenger vehicles. Use this handy resource to find out more about ...


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Nobody’s Perfect

August 17, 2016

NOBODY’S PERFECT is a facilitated, community-based parenting program for parents of children from birth to age five. The program is designed to meet the needs of parents who are young, ...


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Canada’s Cadet Programs

August 17, 2016

What if you were told that there was a dynamic, structured youth program that offered Canadian youth a variety of interesting and challenging activities? What if you were told that this same ...


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Canada Learning Bond (CLB)

August 17, 2016

The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) is money that the Government of Canada deposits directly into a child’s Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) account to help parents get a head start on ...


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Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)

August 17, 2016

How an RESP works The subscriber (or a person acting for the subscriber) generally makes contributions to the RESP. Subscribers cannot deduct their contributions from their income on their income ...


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Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG)

August 17, 2016

How the Canada Education Savings Grant works: To receive the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG), a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) must have been opened for the child. (Anyone can put ...


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Official Languages Consultations

August 17, 2016

The Department of Canadian Heritage has launched public consultations toward the development of a new multi-year action plan for official languages in Canada. Until October, 31 2016, we will seek ...


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Passports for Minors

August 17, 2016

The process for obtaining and renewing passports for those under the age of 16 years is different from that used for adult passports. These passports are only available for five year, unlike the ...


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Canada Post Review

August 17, 2016

(Please note that this consultation has now concluded) Put Your Stamp On The Process Times have changed since the first letter was sent in Canada in 1693.  The postal service provided by Canada ...


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Supporting Seniors

August 9, 2016

Did you know that 24% of the residents of our Calgary Confederation riding are over the age of 55?   In Canada,  30% of the population is aged 55 or older, and by 2020 that number will ...


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Starting Your Own Business?

July 25, 2016

  It takes courage and determination to start your own business. The federal government, through Business Development Bank of Canada, has a handy guide to assist you in the process. Those ...


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Travel Advice and Advisories

July 25, 2016

The Government of Canada’s Travel Advice and Advisories pages provide those travelling and living abroad with official Government of Canada information and advice on situations that may ...


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Careers with the Canadian Armed Forces

July 25, 2016

No Opportunity Like It! There is a way to get your post-secondary education for free.  In fact, those eligible can also be paid a full-time salary, with benefits and a pension plan, while they ...


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Managing Your Finances

July 25, 2016

The Government of Canada has a number of services to help you better understand and manage your personal finances.  Learn more here. When obtaining financial advice or considering investing, it ...


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Canada Post Review

July 25, 2016

The Government of Canada is conducting an independent review of Canada Post to ensure Canadians receive quality postal services at a reasonable price. Canadians from coast to coast to coast will ...


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