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Michael Kram Launches Campaign Website

June 15, 2021

The campaign website for Michael Kram the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Regina-Wascana, went live today.  The website features news and updates from the campaign, biographical information, and ways for supporters to join and support the local campaign.

Conservatives standing up to Liberals’ unprecedented attacks on freedom of speech

June 4, 2021

Ottawa, ON – Rachael Harder, Conservative Shadow Minister for Digital Government, and Alain Rayes, Conservative Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage, issued the following statement after the Liberals and the Bloc Québécois shamefully colluded to try to ram Bill C-10 through Parliament, which aims to regulate the social media content of everyday Canadians:

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole calls on Justin Trudeau to release secret national security documents

June 1, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement calling on Justin Trudeau to release the secret documents he has been hiding in an effort to cover up a possible national security breach:

“Today, Canada’s Conservatives are demanding that Justin Trudeau release the secret documents he has been hiding from Canadians. These documents are about the transfer of Ebola and Henipah viruses to the Wuhan Institute of Virology in March 2019, and Drs. Xiangguo Qiu and Keding Cheng, who had their security clearances revoked and were fired after the transfer.

Erin O’Toole: Justin Trudeau’s failure to take action on sexual misconduct in the military is now affecting Canada’s vaccine rollout

May 17, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Leader of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the failure of Justin Trudeau to take action on sexual misconduct in the military:
 
“It is clear that Justin Trudeau’s failure to take action on sexual misconduct in the military is having serious consequences not only for our brave men and women in uniform, but all Canadians. Now, we fear his inaction will affect our country’s vaccine rollout, which is already behind other countries.

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on the Trudeau III Report

May 13, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Trudeau III report:

“Today, a federal investigator confirmed that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved a half-billion dollar grant for WE Charity, an organization operated by Justin Trudeau’s friends. Those same friends had previously paid members of the Trudeau family nearly a half-million dollars to speak and attend public events on behalf of WE. 

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole calls on Justin Trudeau to withdraw Bill C-10

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Leader of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement calling on Justin Trudeau to withdraw Bill C-10:

“In a democratic society, abuses of power and authority can and should be called out without fear or retribution. Social media has rapidly become the platform for this purpose, from cellphone videos of interactions with police, to social media posts by survivors of sexual assault and harassment leading to the #MeToo movement.

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Justin Trudeau’s job losses

May 7, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Leader of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the loss of 207,000 Canadian jobs in April due to Justin Trudeau’s third wave:
 
“Today’s job numbers are a massive letdown for the 200,000 Canadians who have lost their job as a result of Justin Trudeau’s third wave.

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole calls on Justin Trudeau to fire Chief of Staff

May 3, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement calling on Justin Trudeau to fire his Chief of Staff Katie Telford: 
 
“Three months ago Canadians were shocked to learn of allegations of sexual misconduct against the former Chief of Defence Staff and the cover-up that followed. Since then, there has been no accountability for the lack of action from this Liberal government.

Erin O’Toole calls on Trudeau to vaccinate Canadians by May long weekend

April 29, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on Justin Trudeau to ensure Canadians have vaccines by the May long weekend:

“Today, Canada’s Conservatives are calling on the Trudeau government to ensure every Canadian adult has access to a vaccine by the May long weekend. There also needs to be a consistent and reliable testing system from coast-to-coast.

Justin Trudeau’s Infrastructure Bank falls short and fails Canadians

April 28, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Conservative Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Communities, and Luc Berthold, Conservative Shadow Minister for the Treasury Board, issued the following statement regarding the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s (PBO) report on Trudeau’s Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB):

“Today’s report from the PBO makes it clear that Trudeau’s Infrastructure Bank is a disaster and it is failing Canadians.

Conservatives call on Liberals to end assault on Canadians’ freedoms

Ottawa, ON – Alain Rayes, Conservative Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage, issued the following statement calling on the Liberal government to scrap changes they made to Bill C-10 that would regulate social media:
 
“Conservatives support creating a level playing field between large foreign streaming services and Canadian broadcasters, but not at the cost of Canadians’ fundamental rights and freedoms. That is why we are calling on the Trudeau Liberals to scrap the proposed changes to Bill C-10 and end their attempt to regulate social media.

Secure Canada’s borders

April 22, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement calling on Justin Trudeau to take action and secure Canada’s borders:

“Throughout April, dozens of COVID-positive flights have been landing in Canada. With them, they have brought the risk of new variants, including the double mutated variant that is currently overwhelming India’s healthcare system.

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces climate change plan

April 15, 2021

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, unveiled the Conservative climate change plan. 

Recognizing the important role Canada has in combatting climate change, the comprehensive plan will achieve substantially the same emissions reductions by 2030 as the government’s current plan, while creating jobs and growing the economy.

Liberals’ airline package ignores thousands of workers

April 14, 2021

Ottawa, ON – Stephanie Kusie, Conservative Shadow Minister for Transport, and the Hon. Steven Blaney, Conservative Member of Parliament for Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis, released the following statement regarding the government’s financial package for Air Canada:

“Yesterday, the Trudeau government announced a deal with one airline, while ignoring the thousands of workers who have already lost their jobs in the aviation sector due to the Liberal government’s inaction over the past year.

Liberals end investigation into Trudeau cover-up of sexual misconduct in CAF

Ottawa, ON – James Bezan, Conservative Shadow Minister for National Defence, Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, and Leona Alleslev, MP for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill, released the following statement on the Liberals passing a motion at the Defence Committee ending the investigation into Trudeau’s cover-up of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces:
 
“Today, the Liberals passed a motion at the Defence Committee, with the support of the Bloc Québécois, to end the investigation into Justin Trudeau’s cover-up of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces. 

Trudeau Liberals give in to China’s demands by threatening to pull support for Halifax Security Forum

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Michael Chong, Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, issued the following statement today in response to reports that the Liberal government are threatening to withdraw funding from the Halifax Security Forum over an award to Taiwan President, Tsai Ing-wen:

“It’s very troubling that the Trudeau Liberals are threatening to withdraw funding from the Halifax Security Forum if organizers decide to award the prestigious John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service to Tsai Ing-wen, the President of Taiwan.

Trudeau Liberals seek to recreate corrupt government policy that led to WE scandal

April 9, 2021

Today, Conservative Party of Canada members Michael Barrett and Luc Berthold issued the following statement on the Liberal Party of Canada’s proposed policy resolution to re-establish the Canada Student Service Grant:

“Canada already has a program to help students find work, the Canada Summer Jobs program. There is only one reason why the Liberals would want to recreate the Canada Student Service Grant, and that’s to reward their friends and well-connected insiders. The original scandal plagued program awarded $500 million to Justin Trudeau’s friends, the Kielburgers, after the Kielburgers paid the Trudeau family nearly half a million dollars.

Trudeau Liberals invite controversial U.S. official to deliver keynote speech at national convention

April 8, 2021

Today, Conservative Party of Canada members Michael Barrett and Luc Berthold released the following statement on the Liberal Party of Canada’s decision to invite former U.S. official, Ben Rhodes, to speak at the 2021 Liberal National Convention:

“It is disappointing, but not surprising, that the Liberals are using their national convention to promote an individual who has made extreme partisan interventions in Israeli politics. Israel is an allied democracy, and we should respect its political choices – as Canadians would expect our allies to respect our democratic choices.

Time to stand on our own feet

April 1, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Jobs and Industry, and Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, released the following statement on the government’s investment in Sanofi:
 
“Today’s announcement will not help Canadians get a COVID-19 vaccine faster. This Liberal government left Canada helpless and unprepared for the pandemic and then wasted 100 days waiting for Communist China to provide vaccines that never came.

Trudeau and Sajjan have a problem with the truth

March 31, 2021

Ottawa, ON – James Bezan, Conservative Shadow Minister for National Defence, Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, and Leona Alleslev, MP for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill, released the following statement calling on Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Sajjan to stop misleading Canadians:
 
“Both Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Sajjan have a habit of giving Canadians false information, especially when it comes to ethical issues. Recently, Minister Sajjan stated that he had no part in increasing the pay for General Vance. Testimony by the Privy Council Office proves the opposite is true.

Conflicting messages on AstraZeneca vaccine safety risks eroding public confidence

March 29, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner, Conservative Shadow Minister for Health, and Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, issued a statement following the National Advisory Committee on Immunization’s new recommendation that Canadians under 55 should not receive the AstraZeneca vaccine:

“For months, countries around the world have raised concerns about both the safety and efficacy of the AstraZeneca vaccine. This is why Conservatives have been calling for clarity from the government regarding their recommendations surrounding the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Conservatives to fight Liberal cover-up in House of Commons

March 26, 2021

Ottawa, ON – Michael Barrett, Conservative Shadow Minister for Ethics, and Gérard Deltell, House Leader of the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion fighting back against the Liberal cover-up:

“As we have seen time and time again, the Trudeau Liberals will go to great lengths to hide the truth from Canadians. This includes shutting down Parliament during a pandemic.

Trudeau’s infrastructure plan is failing Canadians

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Conservative Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Communities, and Luc Berthold, Conservative Shadow Minister for the Treasury Board, issued the following statement on the Auditor General’s report on the Liberal Infrastructure Plan:
 
“Today, the Auditor General’s report confirmed what Conservatives have been saying for years – Justin Trudeau’s infrastructure plan is failing Canadians.

Conservatives call for study into Liberal response to Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

March 24, 2021

Ottawa, ON – Stephanie Kusie, Conservative Shadow Minister for Transport, and Michael Chong, Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, released the following statement on a motion the Official Opposition moved at the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities:

“Today at the Transport Committee, Conservatives called for a study into the government’s response to Iran’s shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752. Families of the victims have been waiting for far too long for answers, and we are pleased that other parties supported this Conservative study.

Liberals must present a plan for a return to normal

March 23, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on the Trudeau Liberals to present a plan for when COVID-19 restrictions can be safely eased:
 
“Canadians need a plan for hope. They need to know that things are going to get better and that the ‘new normal’ is not okay.

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole unveils Canada’s Recovery Plan

March 19, 2021

Ottawa, ON – Tonight, speaking virtually to party members from across the country, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives Erin O’Toole unveiled his plan to secure jobs, the health of Canadians, and Canada’s economic future.“Every Canadian deserves the security and dignity of a secure, stable, and well-paid job,” O’Toole said. “Canada’s Conservatives will enact a comprehensive jobs plan to recover the million jobs lost during the pandemic within one year – and we won’t stop there.”

Conservatives mark two-year anniversary since last Trudeau budget

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Ed Fast, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, and Luc Berthold, Conservative Shadow Minister for the Treasury Board, issued the following statement marking exactly two years since Justin Trudeau last delivered a federal budget:

“We are over a year into the COVID pandemic, yet Justin Trudeau has failed to put forward an economic plan that will get Canadians back to work. Every other G7 country produced a budget during the pandemic, while the Liberals have failed to do so for a record 731 days.

Liberal policies drive investment and jobs out of Canada

Ottawa, ON – Greg McLean, Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources, and Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Jobs and Industry, issued the following statement about the announcement that Chevron Canada cannot find a purchaser for its investment in the Kitimat LNG project:
 
“After 15 months of looking for an interested party, Chevron Canada has come to the conclusion that no one is prepared to buy their 50 per cent stake in the Kitimat LNG project, thanks to the Liberal policies and practices that continue to drive investments and jobs out of Canada.
 

Liberals refuse to release COVID-19 spending information

Ottawa, ON – Luc Berthold, Conservative Shadow Minister for Treasury Board, Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, and Kelly McCauley, Conservative Member of Parliament for Edmonton West, released the following statement on the Liberal government’s refusal to release key COVID-19 spending information:
 
“The Liberals are continuing their pattern of hiding information from Canadians. This time, they are refusing to tell Canadians where their tax dollars are being spent.

Liberals must fix quarantine and testing requirements for international farm

March 17, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner, Conservative Shadow Minister for Health, and Lianne Rood, Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, sent the letter below to the Liberal Health and Agriculture Ministers calling for them to fix the quarantine and testing requirements for international farm workers:

“We write to you to ask that you address problems arising from international travellers and the treatment of international farm workers awaiting testing before proceeding to their agricultural production sites. The current regime has raised significant concerns that must be addressed.

Liberal cover-up continues: Trudeau knew of Vance allegations

March 16, 2021

Ottawa, ON – James Bezan, Conservative Shadow Minister for National Defence, Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, and Leona Alleslev, MP for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill, released the following statement calling on Justin Trudeau to come clean with Canadians about his knowledge of sexual misconduct allegations against the former Chief of the Defence Staff:

Economy Fails to Recover Lost Jobs

March 12, 2021

Ottawa, ON–Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Jobs and Industry, released the following statement on Canada’s job numbers and unemployment rate:
 
“Today we learned that in February, the economy failed to regain jobs lost in the earlier two months. February’s 259,000 mostly part-time jobs fell short of making up the 266,000 lost in December and January.

Trudeau Liberals evade transparency on WE Charity Scandal with ongoing filibuster

Ottawa, ON – Today, Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC), issued the following statement on the Liberal government’s ongoing committee filibuster:
 
“Today, the government has decided to prevent a vote that would have the Prime Minister and the Kielburger brothers appear before the Procedure and House Affairs committee.

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole calls for Trudeau government to recognize Uyghur genocide

February 18, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on the Trudeau government to recognize the Uyghur genocide:

“Around the world, we have solemnly uttered the phrase ‘never again,’ but it falls flat without action.

Conservative statement on the Liberals’ firearms legislation

February 16, 2021

Ottawa, ON – Shannon Stubbs, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Richard Martel, Conservative Quebec Political Lieutenant, issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement on the firearms buy back program:

“It is disappointing that during a pandemic, Justin Trudeau is focused on his own re-election and advancing the Liberals’ ideological agenda instead of helping Canadians get vaccines. 

Conservatives pass motion to create committee on Canada-U.S. relations

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, released the following statement regarding the passing of the Conservative Opposition Day motion:
 
“Today, Conservatives secured the creation of a special House of Commons committee devoted to Canada-U.S. relations with the support of all parties. This Conservative initiative will help advance one of most important pillars of our recovery, the economic relationship between Canada and the United States.
 

Conservatives respond to new quarantine hotel requirements

February 12, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner, Conservative Shadow Minister for Health, and Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, issued a statement following the Liberal government’s announcement regarding quarantine hotel requirements:

 “A year into the pandemic, the Liberal government is underutilizing the tools that exist to effectively manage the spread of COVID-19, like vaccines, rapid testing, and variant testing capacity. Justin Trudeau remains far behind in getting vaccines to Canadians, and many questions remain as to how he plans to reach his own timeline of September 2021.

Erin O’Toole announces Shadow Cabinet updates with focus on rebuilding economy

February 10, 2021

OTTAWA, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, today announced updates to the Conservative Shadow Cabinet.

“Canadians are worried about their economic future,” O’Toole said. “Canadians have seen what happened when the Liberal government was in charge of getting vaccines, can we trust them with our economic recovery? Canada’s Conservatives are here to secure jobs, secure our economy, and secure our future.”

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Liberal COVID-19 response

February 3, 2021

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the latest disastrous developments in Canada’s vaccination procurement:

“Today is another disappointing day for Canadians who know that without vaccines, there is no recovery.

Conservatives smash fundraising records to close out 2020

January 28, 2021

O’Toole’s Conservatives post record-breaking second half, and record-breaking Q4

Erin O’Toole’s first six months as leader of the Conservative Party has brought in record fundraising totals, and has put the party well on track towards funding a full election campaign, just 14 months after the last federal election. O’Toole’s Conservatives raised over $7.6 million in Q4, a record Q4 for any party, bringing the second half of 2020 to a fundraising total of over $13.3 million – a record outside of an election for any party.

Erin O’Toole welcomes former PEI Liberal Minister of Health, Doug Currie, to Conservative team

January 25, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole welcomed a new candidate to his team today. Prince Edward Island’s former Liberal Minister of Health, Doug Currie, has been acclaimed as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in the riding of Charlottetown for the next federal election. Currie served as MLA for District 11 Charlottetown-Parkdale from 2007 to 2017 and held several cabinet roles during that time, including his tenure as Health Minister.

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