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Praise for Economic Action Plan 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 ... Full Article

CANADA: The Best Country in the World

Canada has seen one of the best economic performances among all G7 countries in recent years: Net debt-to-GDP ratio remains the lowest in the G7. Strongest income growth performance in the G7. Strongest business investment performance in the G7. ... Full Article

2015 Budget Highlights: Economic Action Plan

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 ... Full Article

MP David Anderson Applauds Balanced Budget

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 ... Full Article

Millions of dollars in unclaimed benefits

Currently, there are an estimated 200,000 families with children who are eligible to receive money under the Government’s proposed enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), but they are at risk of not receiving the benefit unless they ... Full Article

Stronger CWB increases competition in grain sector

Deal marks final step in Marketing Freedom April 15, 2015 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced Government of Canada approval of a deal reached between CWB and G3 Global Grain ... Full Article

Balanced Budget Legislation

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Most Canadians are rubbed the wrong way when we see governments spending far more than they have taken in. People pay taxes expecting that the government will be run responsibly on those revenues. ... Full Article

Long Gun Registry Finally Dead

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY The Liberal long gun registry has had a long and convoluted history. Thankfully, it is finally dead. We passed the legislation to end it a year ago and the Supreme Court of Canada finally and permanently ... Full Article

Campaign Against ISIL: Questions and Answers

Why does the Government of Canada think that it is necessary to deploy the Canadian Armed Forces to fight Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Iraq? The terrorist group ISIL and its members have declared war on Canada. They have ... Full Article

Improvements to Cash Advance Program for 2015

Producers to benefit from reduced red tape, ease of access, and flexible repayment options March 30, 2015 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today highlighted major enhancements to ... Full Article

Canada’s grain supply chain returning to normal

Movement of grain by rail has improved over the past year March 28, 2015 – Ottawa – Transport Canada & Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced that the ... Full Article