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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK COVID-19 The federal government has the latest information regarding the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) available at the Public Health Agency of Canada website. Please visit the site to see the latest risk assessments, information on how to ... Full Article

Free Tax Clinics

Free Tax Clinics  Each year, through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), participating community organizations and volunteers help over half a million Canadians file their income tax and benefit returns. This shows us that Canadians are compassionate and charitable and take ... Full Article

Budgeting for 2020

If you are planning on starting the new year with a new determination to budget your finances better, the Government of Canada now has an online tool to help.  You can input your planned budget and then the tool will provide suggestions, show how you compare to the average Canadian, give ... Full Article

Donate Today

  There are two ways you can help. Every organ donor can save up to eight lives. Register today to become an organ donor in Alberta – Register Now Every blood donation is the gift of life. Blood and blood products are a critical part of everyday medical care including major surgeries, ... Full Article


For information on how to obtain or renew your Canadian passport, please visit www.passport.gc.ca. Full Article

Apply to be a Parliamentary Guide 2020

The Library of Parliament has begun its recruitment process for Parliamentary Guides, searching for bilingual, full-time university students from across the country to participate in our program for the summer of 2020. Parliamentary Guides welcome and provide tours to thousands of visitors, ... Full Article

2019 Community Survey Results

2019 Community Survey Results I received a record number of replies to my 2019 Community Survey and I thank all who participated.  The thousands of responses have produced some very interesting results. Your input is very helpful to me and my colleagues as we enter the new session of ... Full Article

MP Report – You May Be Eligible For Benefits

You May Be Eligible For Benefits Canada has a generous system of benefits to assist Canadians through various stages of life; from child benefits and student loans, to unemployment benefits and retirement benefits. There are many benefits available that are often overlooked.  The Government of ... Full Article

MP Report – Make Your Mark

SEPTEMBER 2019 Make Your Mark It has been an absolute privilege to be your elected representative in Calgary Confederation since the riding was created in 2015.  I will be standing for re-election in October as the candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada.  Other candidates will put ... Full Article

Canada’s Passenger Bill of Rights

Know your rights As of July 15, 2019, airlines will be required to meet new obligations concerning communication, denied boarding, tarmac delay, baggage and the transportation of musical instruments. Travellers have both rights and responsibilities. The airline’s tariff is the contract of ... Full Article

MP Report – Keep Options Open

Keeping Options Open Students will soon be heading back to school and every student will be asked again, “What are you going to be when you grow up?”  That is a big answer to expect from someone who has not been able to chart much of their life path to date. As a teenager I […] Full Article

MP Report – What does it mean?

What does it mean? Becoming a Canadian citizen is a life-changing moment.  For those of us born in Canada, we often do not give our citizenship much thought, but we should. Citizenship comes with both rights and responsibilities.  Very often, we focus on the rights that our Canadian ... Full Article

Canada Day Events 2019

Canada Day Events in Calgary July 1st, 2019 (source: City of Calgary) End Event Location 10 a.m. 4 p.m. East Village Street Fair 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Free admission to Studio Bell – home of the National Music Centre Studio Bell National Music Centre 10 a.m. 5 p.m. The Bounce Games Park, East ... Full Article

New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20

New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program whose goal is to support projects that help improve the well-being and quality of life of seniors and foster social inclusion and engagement of  Canadian seniors in all aspects of society. ... Full Article

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Participate in the monthly online poll to make sure your views are heard. You can vote by completing the survey on the right-hand side of the page. Full Article

MP Report – Summer Jobs Program 2019

530 New Jobs for Calgary Confederation I am pleased to announce that Calgary Confederation will see 530 jobs created this summer through community groups, small businesses and non-profit organizations with funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program. This is a substantial increase from 2017’s ... Full Article

MP Report – Just Words

Just Words I remember in school when a bully was confronted by a teacher after being caught picking on a fellow student.  The bully said, “I’m not hurting anyone, they are just words.” What we witnessed during the recent election campaign and what we see on the internet every day is far ... Full Article