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Christian Island residents to benefit from wharf expansion

News Release From Infrastructure Canada Christian Island, Ontario, December 14, 2017— Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient, affordable and sustainable transportation services that help Canadians and their families get to work, school and essential services Read More

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National Housing Strategy Backgrounder

The Trudeau government has announced a National Housing Strategy that aims to invest $40 billion over the next decade into addressing the affordable housing shortage in Canada. Below is a link to the Backgrounder from Employment Read More

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Details on Employment Insurance reforms announced

The federal government has provided details of a number of measures they announced in the 2017 Budget relating to Employment Insurance (EI), including the new option for parents to take 18 months of parental leave, Read More

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CBSA Barrie Office Closure Announced

My MP colleagues from Simcoe County and the surrounding area and I are quite concerned by the recent announcement that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Office in Barrie will be closing as of September Read More

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Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Confederation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6Use9SQcfY

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Member’s Statement _ Leacock Medal

https://youtu.be/U7My3k6iJAg

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Warning About Canada Revenue Agency Scams

With tax time having just passed, and Canadians expecting their tax refunds, it’s a perfect time for scammers to trick Canadians out of their hard-earned money using telephone calls and emails purporting to come from Read More

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Water Level Management Update

Water Level Management Update Parks Canada’s water management team continues to actively monitor water levels and flows, and weather forecasts across the Trent-Severn Waterway. These factors are used to determine dam operations on a daily Read More

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Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case

On behalf of Status of Women Canada, Bruce Stanton, M.P. for Simcoe North is calling for nominations for the 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. Each year, these awards recognize five individuals, of Read More

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Statistics Canada Releases First Data from 2016 Census

February 8, 2017 Statistics Canada Releases First Batch of 2016 Census Data: Statistics Canada has released the Population and Dwelling Counts from the 2016 Census. The release dates from the remaining data sets are listed Read More

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