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    English | Français Each year, over 400,000 people tour the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, including many of my constituents from Cypress Hills – Grasslands. However, since many people are ...

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MP David Anderson Questions Health Canada’s Approval of Unsafe Drug RU-486

July 30, 2015

SWIFT CURRENT, SK – MP David Anderson (Cypress Hills–Grasslands) today strongly condemned Health Canada’s decision to approve the use of mifepristone (RU-486) as an abortion drug. “This chemical drug cocktail carries a high risk of complication,” Anderson said. “It is not only lethal to preborn infants, but is associated with 19 adult deaths in 11 […]


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Taking action to conserve Govenlock Community Pasture

July 28, 2015

Working with ranchers, community groups to ensure long-term conservation of community pasture Swift Current, Saskatchewan – Environment Canada David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills — Grasslands, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, ...


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Harper Government Announces Tax Relief for Western Livestock Producers

July 23, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today released a list of designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba where tax deferrals have been authorized for 2015. The designation allows livestock producers in prescribed drought regions who are facing feed shortages to defer a portion of their 2015 sale […]


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Crop Logistics Working Group Identifies Efficiencies in Grain Handling System

July 20, 2015

Winnipeg, MB – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today that the Crop Logistics Working Group (CLWG) has completed its final report, identifying ways to improve the grain handling and transportation system across Canada. The working group was chaired by Mr. Murdoch MacKay and brought together over 18 agriculture organizations from across […]


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Today, parents get child care payments from Harper Government

July 20, 2015

Lump sum child care benefit of about $500 per child hits parents’ bank accounts and mailboxes, totalling $3 billion in a single day Saskatchewan – Employment and Social Development Canada David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills – Grasslands, celebrated the first installment of the Harper Government’s boosted Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) today. The newly […]


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Canada ranked most reputable country

July 15, 2015

Canada has been ranked #1 out of 55 countries as the most reputable country in 2015. Country RepTrak® measures the reputation of 55 countries based on levels of trust, esteem, admiration and respect based on an online panel of more than 27,000 people representing the G8 countries. The Study measures a country’s perceptions exploring 16 attributes […]


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Healthy woman to die by doctor-assisted suicide because she has suicidal thoughts

July 7, 2015

Belgium first decriminalized euthanasia in 2002. Within twelve years, the age limit was removed, making euthanasia available to children.  Now, media are reporting that a healthy woman in Belgium has been granted the right to die by doctor-assisted euthanasia simply because she has suicidal thoughts. Such stories are all too common and are amongst the […]


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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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