Economic Action Plan

Applications now open for New Horizons for Seniors Program

May 12, 2017

David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, would like to inform his constituents that the call is open for New Horizons for Seniors Program applications. End Date: June 23rd, 2017 (postmarked) NOTE CHANGES IN APPLICANT GUIDE: Eligibility for funding is available for new activities, as well as for recurring activities that have a proven […]


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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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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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Radio Commentary: Balanced budget a phenomenal achievement

May 4, 2015

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Our balanced budget highlights a phenomenal achievement:  Having just come through the worst global economic crisis since the 1930’s and in the midst of global uncertainty, our Government has balanced the budget without cutting provincial transfers or increasing taxes. This is something the previous Liberal government failed at.  […]


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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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Praise for Economic Action Plan 2015

April 22, 2015

A wide and diverse group of economists, entrepreneurs, community groups, commentators, and experts are all applauding Economic Action Plan 2015 and its measures as the right plan for jobs, growth and Canada’s long-term prosperity: Canadian Federation of Independent Business: “gives 2015 budget an “A”. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), small business […]


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2015 Budget Highlights: Economic Action Plan

April 22, 2015

Our Conservative Government is balancing the budget while taking prudent action to lower taxes, create jobs and economic growth, and provide security to Canadians: Balancing the Budget: Balanced budget legislation will enshrine into law the Harper Government’s responsible fiscal management that is creating jobs and providing the flexibility needed to continue putting more money back […]


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MP David Anderson Applauds Balanced Budget

April 21, 2015

David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, is applauding today’s Federal budget which marks the return to a balanced budget. “Getting to a balanced budget has been a priority,” Anderson said. “Unlike the opposition, we know that budgets do not balance themselves.  Achieving a balanced budget has required discipline and spending restraint.  Cutting taxes […]


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Applications now being accepted for Community Projects to Increase Accessibility

March 17, 2015

Organizations encouraged to start submitting applications The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, today encouraged local organizations to submit their projects for consideration under the newly launched Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Call for Proposals. Organizations are encouraged to apply for funding for projects that will help improve accessibility in community facilities. The […]


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Harper Government Releases Economic and Fiscal Update

November 12, 2014

Canada remains on track  for a balanced budget in 2015 November 12, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario – Department of Finance Finance Minister Joe Oliver today released the annual Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections,which confirms that the Government  remains on track for a balanced budget in 2015, with an expected surplus of  $1.9 billion.   […]


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Government announces next step in bringing high-speed Internet to an additional 280,000 homes

October 16, 2014

Now accepting applications for projects in rural, remote and northern regions of the country October 15, 2014 – Ottawa – Industry Canada Canadians live in an increasingly digital world where access to high-speed Internet means access to e-commerce, high-resolution video, employment and distance education. While high-speed Internet delivered on the latest wireless technologies is an […]


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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan finalize agreements to help people in Saskatchewan get jobs

August 25, 2014

Key agreements signed for skills training and employment programs August 25, 2014 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills, and Training, announced today that two agreements have been signed by the […]


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New Horizons for Seniors Program 2014 – 2015

May 13, 2014

Government of Canada launches New Horizons for Seniors Program 2014-2015 Call for Proposals for Community-Based Projects May 13, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Employment and Social Development The Government of Canada is seeking applications for projects that will help Canadian seniors use their leadership abilities, skills and experience to continue to make a difference in […]


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Harper Government Supports Families Through New Health-Related Tax Relief

April 4, 2014

No GST/HST on naturopathic doctors’ professional services April 4, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, on behalf of Finance Minister Joe Oliver, today highlighted the Harper Government’s support for families through new health-related tax relief. Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes a number of measures to reduce the […]


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Local Economy of Cypress Hills-Grasslands Will Benefit from $53 Billion New Building Canada Plan

February 13, 2014

Swift Current, February 13th, 2014 – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today highlighted important details of the $53B New Building Canada Plan. These details, […]


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Economic Action Plan 2014 Demonstrates Strong Commitment to Jobs and Opportunities

February 11, 2014

MP David Anderson: Economic Action Plan 2014 Demonstrates Strong Commitment to Jobs and Opportunities Ottawa, ON February 11, 2014 – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills – Grasslands is welcoming the federal budget, Economic Action Plan 2014, and its focus on job creation, economic growth, and keeping taxes low – along with its […]


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Government of Canada Launches Call for Proposals for New Horizons for Seniors Program

May 14, 2012

Ottawa, ON — May 8, 2012: David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands is encouraging organizations that work to promote the well-being of seniors, to take advantage of the 2012–2013 call for proposals for community-based projects under The New Horizons for Seniors Program. “The New Horizons for Seniors Program helps seniors in Cypress Hills-Grasslands put their […]


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New Horizons for Seniors Program Expands: Greater Variety of Projects

July 12, 2011

Deadline for Applications September 16, 2011 Swift Current, SK – July 14, 2011 – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands is pleased to announce that the Government of Canada has introduced enhancements to the New Horizons for Seniors Program that will allow a broader array of organizations to develop a greater variety of projects that […]


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New Horizons for Seniors Program Capital Assistance Funding Call for Proposals

September 3, 2010

The Government of Canada has opened a call for proposals for Capital Assistance Funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program. The deadline to apply is OCTOBER 8, 2010. Capital Assistance: funding helps non-profit organizations that need to upgrade their facilities or equipment for existing seniors’ programs. This will enable seniors to continue to lead […]


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Canada’s Economic Action Plan Improves Agricultural Research Facilities

April 8, 2010

Saskatchewan – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, and the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, announced today a contract award totalling over $5 million for a new greenhouse at […]


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