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April 04, 2017

Why does Justin Trudeau think he is more entitled than average Saskatchewanians?

It is a firm principle of our democracy that the government of the day is accountable to Canadians through our elected representatives in Parliament via the ballot box.  Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have already tried and failed to unilaterally change the way Canadians vote. So now he’s going after Parliament. Justin...

March 17, 2017

Conservative Party Leadership Campaign Nearing the Finish Line

We’re into March, 2017 is well underway, and this means our leadership race is hitting the home stretch! So far, Canadians have witnessed our party’s best and brightest share the stage, across the country, to make their pitch to Canadians. In September, our Leadership Candidates shared our stage for the...

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March 04, 2017

Capping Off A Very Busy February

My parliamentary responsibilities and my roles as Vice-Chair of the International Trade Committee and Opposition Critic for Canada-U.S. Relations made for a very busy February. In Ottawa over the last month, I met groups from Saskatchewan who wanted to talk about issues related to the international trade agreements that Canada...

February 23, 2017

Inclusion rather than division

I would publicly like to thank the many constituents who have taken the time to call and email me over the past couple of weeks in regard to Motion M-103. The motion was tabled in the House of Commons by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid. To paraphrase, it calls on the...

February 16, 2017

Pension Income Splitting and the Age Amount Tax Credit Next on Trudeau’s List?

It’s widely known that in preparation for Budget 2017, the Liberal government is looking at eliminating more tax credits that Canadians rely on.  They’ve already eliminated the tax credits parents can claim to help cover the costs of their kids’ hockey and dance classes; and now the Liberals are considering...

January 16, 2017

New Priorities Needed in 2017

Later this week, President-elect Donald Trump will be officially inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, and we’re beginning to see what shape his team and policies are going to take. Trump has made it very clear he intends to follow through on his campaign pledges to American...

December 24, 2016

Wishing you a blessed Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

As we get ready to celebrate the Christmas season with family and friends, it is a time to count our blessings.  In Canada, we have much to be thankful for; and as we see news of what is happening in places like Aleppo and in Berlin, we can truly see...