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Applying for the Universal Child Care Benefit

June 22, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Since 2006, the focus of our Conservative government has been to lower taxes and let you keep more of your own money, and encourage you to make decisions – the best decisions for you and your family. We’ve reduced the average tax load on Canadians substantially – Canadians […]


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Radio Commentary: The End of COOL

June 15, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Our beef, pork and poultry producers got good news last week. Since 2008, Country of Origin labelling has been an irritant for our meat producers. The US implemented Country of Origin Labelling, which requires retailers to provide country-of-origin labeling for fresh beef, pork, and lamb. It caused many […]


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New Water Pipeline Infrastructure for Southwest Saskatchewan

June 12, 2015

Higher quality drinking water for Elrose, Kyle and Sask Landing Swift Current, SK – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands today announced the completion and grand opening of the Saskatchewan Landing Regional Water Supply project. The 42 km long main water pipeline, water treatment plants, and 700 kilometers of connecting lateral rural water pipelines, will […]


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MP Anderson Pleased that Lindsey and Danielle Petersen are Coming Home

June 12, 2015

SWIFT CURRENT, SK – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills – Grasslands today welcomed the Malaysian decision allowing Lindsey and Danielle Petersen to return home to be reunited with their family in Canada.  ‎ “This has been a difficult time for the Petersen family,” Anderson said. “We’ve been able to work with them towards a […]


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Government moves to restore mandatory minimum penalties for illegal possession of loaded prohibited or restricted firearms

June 11, 2015

Proposed legislation would help ensure safety of Canadians and of their families Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced the introduction of legislation to restore mandatory minimum penalties (MMPs), in defined circumstances, for the illegal possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm. The […]


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Six things you should know about TFSAs

June 10, 2015

The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a great savings option for people in all income brackets. Economic Action Plan 2015 has proposed to increase the annual contribution limit from $5,500 to $10,000, starting in 2015 to put more money back in the pockets of Canadian families. Here are six things you need to know about […]


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Constituent feedback on tax cuts and benefits for families and seniors

June 9, 2015

I appreciated the feedback from the latest mailout to the riding on tax cuts and benefits for families and seniors. Here’s some of the responses I received to the question, “Do you support our tax cuts and benefits for families and seniors?” DO YOU SUPPORT OUR TAX CUTS AND BENEFITS FOR FAMILIES AND SENIORS? “Your plan […]


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SW Saskatchewan: The greatest place in the world to live

June 8, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY We are finally near the end of the spring Parliamentary session in Ottawa. I am looking forward to getting back to SW Saskatchewan for the summer. It is still the greatest place in the world to live. There is lots going on this summer. We celebrate centennials,  and […]


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Government of Canada announces two calls for proposals for projects helping seniors across Canada stay active, engaged and informed 

June 5, 2015

Two New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) calls for proposals have been issued for projects that will keep Canadian seniors active, engaged and informed. The application period for both calls for proposals began on May 29, 2015 and will close on July 10, 2015. The 2015-2016 NHSP Call for Proposals for Pan-Canadian Projects invites organizations […]


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SW Sask Promotes National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

June 1, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY South West Saskatchewan leads in so many areas. Our strong community support recently for Victims of Crime highlight that leadership once again. South West Victims Services  and local RCMP led the way, raising awareness of victims issues through a unique project. They approached town councils requesting that they […]


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Canada and Turks and Caicos Islands Meet to Work Toward Closer Ties

May 28, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ricardo Don Hue Gardiner, Minister of Border Control and Labour of the Turks and Caicos Islands, today co-chaired the first meeting of the Canada-Turks and Caicos Islands Bilateral Working Group, held in Ottawa. The working […]


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Radio Commentary: Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

May 25, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Everybody loves a birthday party.  2017 will see us celebrate the 150th anniversary of the great country of Canada. It is a key milestone in the life of this country. Our celebrations will be guided by the theme,  ‘Strong, Proud, Free’  with the intent of highlighting what it […]


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March for Life 2015 – Why all of us should be prolife

May 18, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Last Wednesday was the Annual Prolife March in Ottawa. It was a beautiful day with 1000’s of people coming together to support each other on the life issues. We were reminded that we still have no abortion law at all in Canada and that we now must begin […]


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Lower taxes is a key to a strong and prosperous Canada

May 12, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY This past week has been very interesting. The Alberta election is a clear reminder that leaders must not take the public for granted. We can watch as the NDP’s left wing high tax and anti resource agenda pulls down the Alberta economy. I suspect that four years from now […]


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New Initiatives that Will Deepen Relations Between Canada and the Philippines

May 8, 2015

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines, today announced new initiatives that will further strengthen relations between Canada and the Philippines. The announcement was made at an event in Ottawa on Parliament Hill during President Aquino’s State visit to Canada from May 7 to 9, 2015, which includes stops in […]


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MP Anderson: Trudeau’s First Election Plank has a $2 Billion Knothole

May 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands responded to the Liberal’s election platform cornerstone which was announced yesterday. “Just as we expected, the Liberals are raising taxes on Canadians. Trudeau’s flagship announcement requires the highest income tax rate in the history of Canada and will leave a $2 billion […]


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Radio Commentary: Federal budget good for SW Saskatchewan

April 27, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY It will not be a surprise to hear me speak this week in support of the Federal Budget that was introduced last week. It has been very well received across the country, and it is good for South Western Saskatchewan. It is a budget of restraint – limiting spending […]


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Video mocking IS causes riots in Egypt

April 27, 2015

Teacher, 4 teens arrested for ‘contempt of religion’ World Watch Monitor When an Egyptian teacher filmed five Coptic Christian secondary school students impersonating terrorists from the so-called Islamic State, the boys could be seen laughing and joking. Two and a half months later, the teacher, Gad Younan, 42, and four of the boys, ages 15 […]


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Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

April 24, 2015

The goal of the Canada 150 Fund is to create opportunities for Canadians to participate in local, regional, and national celebrations that contribute to building a sense of pride and attachment to Canada. A limited number of high impact, large-scale projects that are national in scope will also be supported through the Canada 150 Fund […]


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M.P. Anderson Supports Victims Week in Southwest Saskatchewan

April 24, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release April 24, 2015 – SWIFT CURRENT– Today, David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, was honoured to attend the South West Victim Services Regional Relay to highlight the 10th annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week. Victims Week raises awareness about issues facing victims of crime and the services, […]


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