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Ensure Your Holiday Travel Goes Off Without a Hitch

December 15, 2014

As many Canadians escape the winter cold this holiday season to visit family and loved ones or to celebrate with their toes in the sand, it is important that Canadians understand what they need to do to ensure that their well-deserved vacation does not turn into a holiday disaster. Canada’s team of dedicated consular officials […]


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Post-Secondary Students Invited to Submit Design for Canada 150 Logo

December 15, 2014

Post-secondary students have a chance to be part of history in the making. The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, is inviting all Canadian post-secondary students over the age of 18 to take part in the Canada 150 Logo Design Contest. Students will have the opportunity to submit a design for […]


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Government of Canada supports jobs for students in Cypress Hills – Grasslands

December 4, 2014

For many employers, it’s already time to start thinking about recruiting students this summer. Through the Government’s Canada Summer Jobs program, small businesses, public-sector and not-for-profit organizations have our support in creating jobs for secondary and post-secondary students. By hiring students, employers benefit from the fresh perspective and new ideas they bring to the workplace. […]


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Reminder: Senate Page Program Opportunity

November 19, 2014

Each year, fifteen university students from across Canada are selected to participate in the Senate Page Program. The Senate pages are responsible for a wide variety of activities associated with the legislative process. Moreover, they are given a direct opportunity to further their knowledge of parliamentary procedure by exposure to the rich tradition of Canada’s […]


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MP Anderson pays tribute to Canada’s Veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice

November 11, 2014

NEWS RELEASE   MP Anderson pays tribute to Canada’s Veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice November 11, 2014 – SWIFT CURRENT, SK – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, today joined local Veterans, community leaders, and youth at a Remembrance Day ceremony honouring Canada’s brave men and women.  Between now and 2020, […]


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Canada Welcomes Launch of International Coalition of Parliamentarians Committed to Religious Freedom

November 8, 2014

November 8, 2014 – MP David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, today signed the Charter for Freedom of Religion or Belief, which formally launched the International Coalition of Parliamentarians Committed to Religious Freedom, in Oslo, Norway. “I am particularly honoured to be present as an active participant in this meeting of […]


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MP Anderson Pleased with Tax Cuts and Increased Benefits for Families

November 5, 2014

David L. AndersonMember of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2014 MP Anderson Pleased with Tax Cuts and Increased Benefits for Families Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, is pleased with the Prime Minister’s recent announcements on new measures to make life more affordable for […]


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Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces tax cuts, increased benefits for families

October 30, 2014

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release | October 30, 2014 | Richmond Hill, Ontario | Prime Minister’s Office Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced new measures to help make life more affordable for Canadian families. He was joined by Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Candice Bergen, Minister of State […]


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Online “Tribute to Veterans” Launched

October 29, 2014

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 29, 2014 Online “Tribute to Veterans” Launched by MP David Anderson Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, today announced the launch of an online Remembrance Day tour of Centre Block as a tribute to Cypress Hills–Grasslands veterans. The tour, at www.DavidAnderson.ca/tribute, highlights the many war memorials in […]


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Hommage aux vétérans

October 27, 2014

English | Français Visite Virtuelle du Jour du Souvenir Nous vous invitons à faire une visite spéciale, en ligne, de l’édifice du Centre, sur la Colline du Parlement, pour y voir les nombreux monuments de guerre qui commémorent les anciens combattants du Canada et tous ceux et celles qui ont servi notre pays en temps […]


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Tribute to Veterans

October 27, 2014

English | Français Online Remembrance Day Tour As a tribute to our veterans in recognition of their service and sacrifice, I am pleased introduce a special online Remembrance Day tour, which highlights the many war memorials in the Centre Block of Parliament Hill. Centre Block is home to many different memorials which commemorate Canadian veterans […]


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Harper Government Creates More Export Opportunities for Canadian Beef and Livestock Producers

October 16, 2014

October 16, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast today announced that Canadian beef and livestock producers can now benefit from expanded export opportunities in two international markets. Qatar has approved all beef imports from Canada, enabling Canadian beef producers to benefit from […]


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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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Do you know a living Canadian Veteran of WWII?

October 6, 2014

Early in September, our Government announced a new national tribute to mark the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War. The Second World War marked the first time Canada declared war of its own accord. Though Britain and France declared war on September 3, 1939, King George VI would not announce Canada’s entry […]


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MP David Anderson Launches Online Guided Tour of Parliament

September 17, 2014

NEWS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 17, 2014 Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills – Grasslands, has launched a web-based resource which now makes it possible to take a guided tour of Parliament online.   “Every year I have the privilege of hosting constituents of Cypress Hills – Grasslands for a tour of […]


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ISIL and Religious Freedom

September 16, 2014

By David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills – Grasslands At a time when the eyes of the world are fixed on atrocities being committed by ISIL in the name of religion, the notion of “religious freedom” can sound repugnant.  It almost appears to imply that ISIL, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, […]


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Visite virtuelle du Parlement

September 3, 2014

English | Français Une Visite Virtuelle du Parlement? C’est Maintenant Possible! Chaque année, plus de 400 000 personnes visitent les édifices du Parlement à Ottawa, notamment bon nombre de mes électeurs de Cypress Hills–Grasslands. Comme beaucoup de gens ne peuvent venir sur place pour visiter Ottawa, je suis heureux de vous offrir une visite virtuelle […]


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Parliamentary Secretary Anderson to Attend Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States in Samoa

August 31, 2014

August 31, 2014 – David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will travel to Apia, Samoa, to participate in the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) from September 1 to 4, 2014. This will be the third time Canada has participated in an international conference focusing on the unique […]


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MP David Anderson highlights CBSA’s new modular port facility at West Poplar River

August 29, 2014

On Aug. 21, David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands highlighted the new modular port at West Poplar River in southern Saskatchewan. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) President Luc Portelance and Vice-President of Comptrollership Claude Rochette marked the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The federal government has invested approximately $2.5 million in this new modular […]


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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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