Year In Review – 2017

December 19, 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, I am fortunate to have some time to reflect on the past year. First and foremost, I would like to thank the great people of Souris – Moose Mountain for allowing me to be your voice in Ottawa. It is an honour and a privilege to represent you, and ...

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Returning ISIS Terrorists

December 3, 2017

Mr. Speaker, I am fortunate to have a chance to speak on today’s motion given that a number of my constituents in Souris – Moose Mountain have expressed serious concerns about the return of ISIS terrorists to Canada. Many of them who have reached out to me on this issue are shocked and appalled at ...

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Bill C-45 (Cannabis Act)

November 20, 2017

42ND PARLIAMENT, 1ST SESSION EDITED HANSARD • NUMBER 233 CONTENTS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 Madam Speaker, I am glad to have a chance to speak to Bill C-45 regarding the legalization of cannabis across Canada. I would like to recognize the work of my colleague, the member for Sarnia—Lambton, and thank her for her tireless efforts in ensuring ...

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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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