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    The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF).

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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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Anderson condemns Russia’s “Yarovaya” law

July 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, has condemned new laws in Russia that significantly restrict freedom of religion or belief and threaten the human rights of missionaries and religious minorities. “Effective today, Russia has taken new ...


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Trudeau’s spring session of Parliament a costly one for taxpayers

June 20, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY The spring session of Parliament is now over. It’s the first session under the Trudeau government and amidst all the broken promises, they have kept a couple. Unfortunately, those are the ones that cost you money. The most expensive one, of course, is the promise to run deficit […]


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Call for applications now open for the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP)

June 16, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   End Date: July 29, 2016 (postmarked) David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, is pleased to announce that the Government of Canada is currently accepting applications through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). The NHSP supports projects led or inspired by seniors who make a difference in their […]


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Taxpayers still on the hook for the Trudeau nanny

June 13, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Every so often we are reminded just how disconnected Justin Trudeau is from the taxpayers who pay his bills. He said during the election campaign that rich families like his did not need taxpayers’ help to raise their kids. That was good. But then his Cabinet approved the […]


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Government of Canada accepting applications under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150)

June 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, has issued the following statement on the second round of applications under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program: “The second intake of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) in Western Economic Diversification Canada has been launched. “Cultural and ...


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Our national anthem belongs to all Canadians

June 6, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Since 1914, our national anthem has remained the same. Over the decades, proposals to change the lyrics have been dropped because of public outrage. Now, the Liberals are trying once more to rewrite “O Canada”. But this time, in true Liberal fashion, they are doing it in a […]


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Government of Canada accepting applications under the Enabling Accessibility Fund

June 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The Enabling Accessibility Fund is a federal Grants and Contributions program that supports capital costs of construction and renovations related to improving physical accessibility and safety for people ...


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Carbon taxes are the ultimate enticement for politicians

May 30, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY I have always believed that the way to prevent over-zealous politicians from cleaning out our pockets and inappropriately interfering in our lives is to keep taxes low. Carbon taxes have been pushed by the left for years as a potentially unlimited source of revenue wrapped in the mantle […]


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Another week, another low for Liberal behaviour

May 24, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY I am getting sick and tired of talking about Liberal arrogance. The problem is that each week brings a new low to their behavior. Last week was another bad week for Canadians. The Liberals almost lost a snap vote on Monday when 21 of their members who were […]


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Entitlement permeates the Liberal political agenda

May 16, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Each week it is something more with this Trudeau government. Last week it was using taxpayers’ money to take his mother and in-laws, but not his Energy minister, to the Washington Obama dinner. This week it’s Justin’s wife Sophie demanding a whole new slice of taxpayers’ money for […]


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Trudeau government’s excesses have already begun

May 9, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY The sense of entitlement that the Chrétien Liberals had has never completely disappeared. It has now resurfaced in even bigger ways in Justin Trudeau’s six month-old government. A prime example is his first trip to Washington. He took along nearly a dozen Cabinet Ministers and staff at taxpayers’ […]


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Anderson reflects on Iran Accountability Week 2016

May 6, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, has applauded the work of the Conservative Caucus to mark Iran Accountability Week (May 2-6). “As a leading state sponsor of terrorism, Iran remains a threat to the security of […]


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David Anderson, MP hosts 5th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom

May 3, 2016

Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, was pleased to host the 5th Annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom, held in Ottawa on the evening of May 2, 2016. Organized by MP Anderson, this year’s forum was entitled, “Religious Freedom […]


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Congratulations, Brian Trottier

May 2, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY One of the things we feared in Minor Hockey was playing the team from Val Marie. And although they had two or three very good players, one of them stood out. We taught him how to go around defencemen, how to stickhandle through forwards and how to put […]


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Vietnam’s Religion Law ‘created to repress, control’

April 28, 2016

By Vishal Arora | WorldWatch Monitor Vietnam’s new “Law on Belief and Religion,” scheduled to come into effect this year, will add another layer of governmental repression and control to an already pressurised Church, says Vo Tran Nhat, Executive Secretary of the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights. “They’re going to adopt a new law, a […]


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Bulgarian town bans women from wearing full-face veils

April 27, 2016

Al Jazeera The central Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik has banned the wearing of full-face veils in public in a move the local government said would prevent tension among communities and boost security. The ban introduced on Wednesday, the first of its kind in the Balkan country, was backed from politicians across the political spectrum in […]


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MP David Anderson to host 5th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom

April 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, will be hosting the 5th Annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom on the evening of May 2, 2016. Unlike previous forums, this year’s session will deal exclusively with the importance […]


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Liberal government failing refugees and private sponsors

April 25, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY The Liberal government is getting a reputation for failing to fulfill their commitments. They are good at self promotion, but terrible at performance. There is probably no clearer example of this than their refugee program. First, they set unrealistic deadlines and then failed to meet them. There was […]


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Liberals should rethink their approach to “tax cheats”

April 18, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Last fall during the election campaign, Justin Trudeau made another one of his infamous statements when he said that most small businesses in this country are just a way for their owners to avoid taxes. For those who are creating jobs and who own their own companies, it […]


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Assisted suicide bill marks a sad day for vulnerable Canadians

April 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, is criticizing the Liberal Government’s legislation that provides for medically-assisted suicide. “I remain disappointed that the unelected and unaccountable Supreme Court has made the decision that they see this as a Charter issue,” said Anderson. “I believe that today’s ...


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