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Liberal attack on small business just their latest tax grab

September 12, 2017

Many of you have asked for details on the proposed elimination of certain tax measures by the Liberal Government and Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Many average Canadians have used incorporation as a management tool for decades. However, Justin Trudeau, who has lived off a family trust, put a bullseye on small companies in the 2015 […]


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New Session, New Challenges, Same Liberal Recklessness

September 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands is preparing to return to Ottawa for the opening of the fall session of the 42nd Parliament. “Our caucus meetings in Winnipeg this week will bring us together to lay out our plans and priorities for holding this Liberal Government to account. We […]


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The Celebrate Canada 150 Medal

July 14, 2017

  Nominations are now open for the Celebrate Canada 150 Medal! David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands is proud to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday by honouring citizens with the Celebrate Canada 150 Medal.   Nominations will be accepted until September 15, 2017 in the following categories: Nation Builders These are the pioneers and […]


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C-51 Call to Action: Defend Religious Freedom in Canada

July 14, 2017

  I would like to take the time to reiterate my concerns with Liberal Bill C-51 and provide Canadians with ways in which they can voice their concerns. For those who have not heard, Bill C-51 would, among other things, remove Section 176 from Canada’s Criminal Code – the only provision that specifically protects the […]


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Bill C-51: Removing protection of religious freedom

June 23, 2017

As your Member of Parliament, I wanted to write to express my concern over a recent Bill that the Liberal government has introduced into the House of Commons, Bill C-51. I would like to draw your attention to one clause in Bill C-51 that took me aback. Clause 14 of the new Bill proposes to […]


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Enabling Accessibility Fund now accepting applications

June 2, 2017

David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, would like to inform his constituents that applications are now open for the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The EAF funds organizations, businesses and other eligible recipients to improve accessibility and/or safety for people with disabilities by supporting the capital costs of renovation, construction and/or retrofit activities and […]


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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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Liberal bill C-47: Just another Gun Registry. Sign the petition!

May 12, 2017

David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, encourages concerned constituents to sign petition e-1073, which calls on Government of Canada to reject bill C-47, An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments). In April, the Liberals […]


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Anderson Marks Iran Accountability Week, Calls for the Release of the Bahá’í Seven

May 11, 2017

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 joined with colleagues to highlight Iran’s regrettable record on human rights, peace and security during Iran Accountability Week 2017 (May 8-12). “The Iranian regime has created a cesspool of […]


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Ritz & Anderson: Liberals Unable to Deliver Long Term Solution

March 31, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Yesterday, the Liberals announced that Canadian pulse exports destined for India will continue to be exempt from an import regulation requiring crop fumigation until June 30, 2017. In response, the Hon. Gerry Ritz, Official Opposition Critic for International Trade, and David Anderson, Official Opposition Critic for Agriculture, issued the […]


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Liberals Fail Canadians on Pesticide

March 28, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Following the release of a letter by the chair of the House of Commons Agriculture Committee (click here to read the letter), the Conservative Committee members are highlighting several specific concerns regarding the Trudeau government’s decision on neonicotinoids. Committee witnesses testified that there are huge gaps in the science […]


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Anderson: ‘Slim to none’ for Cypress Hills—Grasslands in Budget 2017

March 22, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills—Grasslands is deeply concerned about the effect Budget 2017 will have on the families and businesses of Cypress Hills—Grasslands. Unveiled by the Liberal Government today, the Budget promises billions in new spending and taxes. Anderson feels it is just the latest example […]


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2017 Saskatchewan Literacy Awards of Merit

March 15, 2017

David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands would like to make his constituents aware that nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Saskatchewan Literacy Awards of Merit. Help the Saskatchewan Literacy Network honour citizens and organizations in our community for their dedication and commitment to literacy and lifelong learning in Saskatchewan. Nominate a […]


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Connect to Innovate: Apply for funding to bring high-speed Internet to rural and remote communities

February 13, 2017

Click here for more information on how to apply (Apply before April 20, 2017)   By Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The Connect to Innovate program will invest $500 million by 2021, to bring high-speed Internet to rural and remote communities in Canada. In these communities, challenging geography and smaller populations present barriers to […]


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Conservatives condemn murder of worshipers at Quebec City mosque

January 30, 2017

Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills—Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, released the following statement in response to the deadly attack on worshipers at the Sainte-Foy Islamic Cultural Centre: “We express our deepest sympathies to the families of those killed and injured in the […]


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Canada Summer Jobs 2017 application period extended

January 26, 2017

David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands would like to inform his constituents that the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) application period has been extended to February 3, 2017. Each year, the CSJ program helps employers create valuable summer job opportunities for full-time students aged 15 to 30, while strengthening local economies and communities across […]


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MPs Anderson and Sweet press Dion for human rights assistance in Tibet

December 15, 2016

Click here to view the letter to Minister Dion 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; and David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Flamborough—Glanbrook and Vice-Chair of the House of Commons Sub-Committee on International Human Rights, have […]


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Nominate a volunteer, not-for-profit organization or business for Canada’s Volunteer Awards

December 15, 2016

The Government of Canada announced on November 15 that the call for nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards is now open and will run until February 3, 2017. Canada’s Volunteer Awards recipients are nominated by Canadians, for Canadians. This is the chance for all Canadians, and particularly in Cypress Hills–Grasslands, to nominate a volunteer, a not-for-profit […]


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Anderson commemorates Human Rights Day

December 10, 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 released the following statement on the occasion of Human Rights Day: “December 10th marks 68 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The declaration has […]


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Conservative Members call on the Minister of Agriculture to show leadership on Bovine Tuberculosis issue

November 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Click here to read the letter to Minister Lawrence MacAulay Ottawa, ON – Today, ‎David Anderson, Official Opposition Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food, along with Conservative MPs Kevin Sorenson, Martin Shields and Glen Motz, called on the Minister of Agriculture‎, Lawrence MacAulay, to provide interim funding for feed to ranchers whose herds […]


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