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June 21, 2022

Hockey Canada Must Prioritize Victims

Ottawa, ON – John Nater, Conservative Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage, Karen Vecchio, Conservative Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Richard Martel, Conservative Shadow Minister for Sport, and Kevin Waugh, Conservative Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Grasswood, issued the following statement regarding Hockey Canada’s testimony at the Standing Committee...

June 21, 2022

MP Chambers tables Private Member’s Bill to combat money laundering

Ottawa, ON – Adam Chambers, Member of Parliament for Simcoe North, and Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Finance, introduced a private Member’s bill in the House of Commons. If adopted, it will amend the Criminal Code to make it an offense to provide false information to a person or entity listed...

June 13, 2022

Liberals determined to ram through Online Streaming Act at all costs

Ottawa, ON - John Nater, Conservative Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage, released the following statement on the government’s motion to force through the controversial Bill C-11: “The Trudeau Liberals and their NDP allies are pushing through a motion in the house today to curtail Parliament’s responsibility to fully examine the Internet...

June 06, 2022

Conservatives call on the government to make key changes to Online Streaming Act

Ottawa, ON - John Nater, Conservative Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage, released the following statement highlighting key amendments that must be made to internet regulation Bill C-11: “Conservatives are proposing significant amendments to the incredibly flawed attempt by the Liberals to amend the Broadcasting Act, that is Bill C-11. Experts...

June 01, 2022

Talking Points: British Columbia Decriminalizing Drugs

ISSUE:   Today, the federal government announced it will grant British Columbia’s request for an exemption from the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.   The exemption period will begin January 31, 2023 and applies to personal possession up to a cumulative amount of 2.5g for adults, and includes opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine, and...

June 01, 2022

Talking Points: C-21 Firearms Legislation

ISSUE:   The Liberal government announced the introduction of Bill C-21, that will among other things, will ban the future legal sale of handguns in Canada and increase the allowable penalties for gun smuggling and trafficking.      KEY MESSAGES: Conservatives have always stood for common sense gun safety and strong consequences...

May 28, 2022

Supreme Court of Canada decision fails to stand up for rights of victims

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Rob Moore, Conservative Shadow Minister for Justice and Attorney General, and Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s ruling today:“Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada is extremely disappointing and fails to stand up...

May 24, 2022

PBO Report confirms the Liberals are failing Indigenous Peoples

Ottawa, ON – Jamie Schmale, Conservative Shadow Minister for Indigenous Services Canada, and Gary Vidal, Shadow Minister for Crown-Indigenous Relations released the following statement on the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s report detailing the Liberal failures on Indigenous Services and Crown-Indigenous Relations:“Spending more and achieving less. That’s the Liberals’ record. “Today’s damning report by the...