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2020 Community Survey Results

2020 Community Survey Results For the third year in a row, I received a record number of replies to my Community Survey. Your input is very helpful to me and my colleagues as we enter the new session of Parliament.  While no government can be all things to all people, I will be doing my […] Full Article

COVID Exposures

Have you been exposed to the COVID-19 virus recently while traveling by plane, train or ship? Visit this webpage regularly for 14 days following your travel to find out. Full Article

Grants and Funding

Are you looking for grants and funding? Use the handy tool at www.canada.ca/en/government/grants-funding.html to help you shortlist possible opportunities based on what your needs are. Full Article

MP Report – There is help

MP REPORT There is help Suicide takes the lives of far too many Canadians each year, but it is preventable.  On average, ten Canadians die from suicide every single day.  It’s the second leading cause of death for those aged 20-29. The Canadian Mental Health Association has verified that ... Full Article

Uncashed Cheques

Uncashed cheques from the Canada Revenue Agency There are many reasons Canadians may have an uncashed cheque from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). For example, someone may have moved and not updated their address, or the cheque may have been lost, stolen, or destroyed. Individuals and their ... Full Article

MP Report – Pandemic Fraud

Pandemic Fraud COVID-19 has created an atmosphere of uncertainty and stress. Unfortunately, fraudsters and scammers are exploiting the ongoing pandemic to facilitate fraud, scams, and cybercrime as they look to profit off people’s fears, uncertainties, and misinformation. From March 6th to ... Full Article

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Virtual War Memorial Canada has lost tens of thousands of soldiers, sailors and aircrew overseas for more than a century. Most are buried where they fell, far from home.  Many families have never seen the graves of their lost family members. The internet has allowed us to close that ... Full Article

2020 Annual Community Survey

The 2020 annual community survey has been sent to all households in the riding. Please return the survey to ensure your priorities are reflected in the results. Full Article

Become a Page

Are you interested in becoming a Parliamentary page in the House of Commons and being part of an unforgettable year-long experience? The page program hires a new cohort of 40 students annually. Its recruitment campaign begins every September, and those applying must be looking to enroll in ... Full Article

New Horizons 2020

On September 9, 2020, the federal announced the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2020–2021 Call for Proposals for community-based projects is open until October 20, 2020. This year, organizations can apply for funding to support seniors dealing with the pandemic by submitting project ... Full Article

Second World War Tribute

Second World War Tribute The Second World War Tribute program honours the sacrifices and achievements of Canada’s Second World War Veterans. Any living Canadian or Newfoundland Veteran of the Second World War who served with the Canadian Forces, the Canadian or British Merchant Navy or any ... Full Article

COVID-19 Product Safety

Certainty in Uncertain Times Now, more than ever, we are hearing about inferior health products as companies and importers race to stock shelves with millions of face masks, gloves, disinfectants, etc. in response to the pandemic. Unfortunately, this has resulted in some inferior and unsafe ... Full Article

CERB Changes

The federal government has announced its plan to transition Canadians from the CERB to the EI system and that the CERB will be extended for an extra month. The government also announced three new benefits. The new Canada Recovery Benefit is for workers who are self-employed or are not eligible ... Full Article

Tax and Benefit Fraud

To report a lead on suspected tax or benefit cheating in Canada, please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/programs/about-canada-revenue-agency-cra/suspected-tax-cheating-in-canada-overview.html. This oversight and investigation falls under the responsibilities of the Canada Revenue ... Full Article

Careers in the Armed Forces

No Opportunity Like It! There is a way to get your post-secondary education for free.  In fact, those eligible can also be paid a full-time salary, with benefits and a pension plan, while they get their free education and training. This offer is available for careers that range from doctors ... Full Article

Plastics Survey Results

Single-Use Plastics Survey In Spring 2020, residents of Calgary Confederation were asked, “What would be the top five single-use plastics you would like to see banned in Canada?” Other plastics mentioned in much lower quantities included: boat/RV winter wrap medicine bottles bread ... Full Article

MP Report – COVID Benefits

HOW TO FIND YOUR COVID-19 BENEFITS ACCESS BENEFITS – CLICK HERE In the past few months, there have been many announcements regarding assistance for those impacted by the COVID-19 situation.  I am aware that there are still many waiting for assistance and others who are concerned that the ... Full Article

COVID-19

This page was last updated at August 24, 2020. COVID-19 UPDATES Please find below a list of helpful links for those seeking information on COVID-19 and the response from the Government of Canada. Due to the nature of this situation, all information is subject to change. As further information ... Full Article

Filing Your Taxes Pays

Filing Your Taxes Pays Most Canadians get a tax refund and so it pays to file your taxes.  Last year, the average refund was $1,740 (down from $1,765 the year before). Low-income Canadians must file a tax return to access certain income support programs.  Free tax preparation software is ... Full Article