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Liberals Should Listen to Veterans Regarding Use of Mefloquine: Conservative MPs

June 20, 2017

June 19, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Today, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs released its report on Mental Illness and Suicide Prevention. Conservative members of the Committee attached a Supplementary Report. Members of Parliament John Brassard – MP for Barrie-Innisfil, Cathay Wagantall, M.P., and Robert Kitchen issued the following ...


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Bill C-44 – Budget 2017

May 10, 2017

42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION EDITED HANSARD • NUMBER 173 CONTENTS Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-44, the first budget implementation bill. There are a number of measures in the bill that will affect my constituents, in some cases dramatically, so I ...


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My speech on Motion 105 – ALS Research

March 31, 2017

March 23, 2017 (Ottawa) – Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today in this House to speak to the motion put forward by the Member for Humber River – Black Creek regarding Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. M-105 does two things: it calls on the government to ...


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Liberal budget is a plan to nickel-and-dime Canadians

March 22, 2017

September 28, 2017 (Ottawa) – Dr. Robert Kitchen, Member of Parliament for Souris – Moose Mountain, issued the following statement today following the tabling of Budget 2017: “Canadians were hoping for a better outcome from the Liberal budget announced today. At a time when Liberals are making life more expensive, Justin Trudeau could have offered ...


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My Speech on Bill C-30 – Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

February 16, 2017

Mr. Robert Kitchen (Souris-Moose Mountain, CPC): Mr. Speaker, I am thankful for the opportunity to rise today in the House to discuss the importance of the comprehensive economic trade agreement, also known as CETA, between Canada and the European Union. I am glad to speak to it as aspects of it will have major effects on ...


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Cross-Country Ski Event on Parliament Hill promotes National Health and Fitness Day

February 16, 2017

February 15, 2017 – (OTTAWA) — Today, Parliament Hill was transformed into a cross-country ski venue to promote National Health and Fitness Day which will be celebrated on Saturday, June 3rd in 2017. Led by Senator Nancy Greene Raine, MPs Robert Kitchen, Cheryl Hardcastle, Will Amos, and Elizabeth May, a cadre of Ottawa youth, Olympians/Paralympians ...


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Year in Review 2016

December 23, 2016

As the House of Commons has adjourned for the holidays, I am fortunate to be able to spend a moment reflecting on my first full year as your Member of Parliament. It has been an eventful year for sure, and holding the Liberal Government to account was the main focus as we settled in to ...


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Recent Speech on Bill C-29 — A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget

December 6, 2016

Mr. Robert Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain, CPC): Madam Speaker, I am pleased that I am not denied, like so many of my colleagues, the opportunity to rise today in the House to speak to Bill C-29, Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2. The provisions in the bill will have a wide range of effects on my ...


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TEN REASONS YOU SHOULD SUPPORT PIPELINES

October 4, 2016

Below you will find an article recently published on Senator Unger’s website: “Ten Reasons You Should Support Pipelines” TEN REASONS YOU SHOULD SUPPORT PIPELINES OFFICE OF SENATOR BETTY UNGER, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 1. TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT Transporting oil by pipeline is safer than transporting oil by other methods. Insufficient pipeline capacity has contributed to a ...


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Concerning Update on Liberal’s Phase 1 Infrastructure Plan

September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 (Ottawa) – On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, the Official Opposition Critic for Infrastructure, MP Dianne Watts, released a concerning update on the Liberal government’s Phase 1 Infrastructure Plan that was outlined in the 2016 federal budget. As of today, the Liberals have yet to allocate approximately $62.5 million for projects in Saskatchewan, ...


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