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Swift Current one of Twenty-six Infrastructure Projects in Saskatchewan to Get Federal and Provincial Funding

July 31, 2015

 SWIFT CURRENT, SK – The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are announcing funding for 26 projects in communities across the province under the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund. The main bridge in the City of Swift Current will benefit from $4,025,900 in funding to rehabilitate the overpass. David Anderson, M.P for Cypress Hills-Grasslands […]


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Taking action to conserve Govenlock Community Pasture

July 28, 2015

Working with ranchers, community groups to ensure long-term conservation of community pasture Swift Current, Saskatchewan – Environment Canada David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills — Grasslands, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, announced today […]


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New Water Pipeline Infrastructure for Southwest Saskatchewan

June 12, 2015

Higher quality drinking water for Elrose, Kyle and Sask Landing Swift Current, SK – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands today announced the completion and grand opening of the Saskatchewan Landing Regional Water Supply project. The 42 km long main water pipeline, water treatment plants, and 700 kilometers of connecting lateral rural water pipelines, will […]


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MP Anderson Pleased that Lindsey and Danielle Petersen are Coming Home

June 12, 2015

SWIFT CURRENT, SK – David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills – Grasslands today welcomed the Malaysian decision allowing Lindsey and Danielle Petersen to return home to be reunited with their family in Canada.  ‎ “This has been a difficult time for the Petersen family,” Anderson said. “We’ve been able to work with them towards a […]


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MP Anderson: Trudeau’s First Election Plank has a $2 Billion Knothole

May 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands responded to the Liberal’s election platform cornerstone which was announced yesterday. “Just as we expected, the Liberals are raising taxes on Canadians. Trudeau’s flagship announcement requires the highest income tax rate in the history of Canada and will leave a $2 billion […]


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M.P. Anderson Supports Victims Week in Southwest Saskatchewan

April 24, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release April 24, 2015 – SWIFT CURRENT– Today, David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, was honoured to attend the South West Victim Services Regional Relay to highlight the 10th annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week. Victims Week raises awareness about issues facing victims of crime and the services, […]


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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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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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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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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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NEWS RELEASE: Parliamentary Forum Discusses Religious Freedom in Canada

May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 Parliamentary Forum Discusses Religious Freedom in Canada Ottawa, ON – The 4th Annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom was held in Ottawa on May 26, 2014.  Organized by Colin Mayes, MP for Okanagan-Shuswap and David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, this year’s forum focused on “Religious Freedom in Canada”.  “Canada is a […]


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MP David Anderson: Shortlines Need Certainty

March 27, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MP David Anderson: Shortlines Need Certainty March 27, 2014 – Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills – Grasslands, has called on federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt to ensure a consistent supply of cars to shortline railways. “Recent car allocation has left the shortlines and their customers in […]


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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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Anderson’s CRTC letter clearly within ethics guidelines

October 22, 2013

OTTAWA, ON, October 22, 2013 – Cypress Hills MP and Parliamentary Secretary, David Anderson, reacted this morning to a letter from the Ethics Commissioner confirming that his correspondence to the CRTC was appropriate. “I am pleased to have the Ethics Commissioner’s review. I welcome her input. I would not have written the letter if I […]


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David Anderson appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

September 19, 2013

SWIFT CURRENT, SK, September 19, 2013 – Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today the appointment of David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands to the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.“It is an honour to be assigned this portfolio and I am pleased to be promoted to Parliamentary Secretary for […]


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Economic Action Plan 2013 – MP David Anderson Pleased with “Holding the Line” Budget

March 21, 2013

(Ottawa, ON): David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands is pleased that today’s Federal budget moves the government closer to balancing the budget.“Our government is focused on what matters to Canadians – positive initiatives to support jobs, growth and long-term prosperity, while keeping taxes low and returning to balanced budgets. This budget shows we are moving […]


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MP Anderson Hosts Minister of Veterans Affairs and Legion Members For Roundtable Discussion on New Veterans Charter

January 23, 2013

Swift Current, SK – On Wednesday, January 23, David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands hosted the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs and representatives from local Royal Canadian Legions at a downtown luncheon. The minister has been travelling across the country gathering veteran’s comments and insights as a way to help ensure the New […]


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