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For Teachers

This program brings together 85 educators from across Canada for a week on Parliament Hill to learn about Parliament, governance and citizenship. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is April 15, 2019. Educators can apply at www.parl.gc.ca/teachers. Full Article

MP Report – Stay Connected

Stay Connected “I just wanted to say for the first time in 30 years, I feel like I am actually connected to the government through my MP.  Your monthly mailings and this email newsletter gives me informative and relevant news & information.  Keep up the good work Len Webber,” said ... 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

Important Notices & Recalls

Important Notices & Recalls From time to time, we hear about product recalls, vehicle recalls, food and health product recalls, but not all of them make the daily news. The federal government provides valuable resources for Canadians to ensure that they are safe and healthy. At ... Full Article

MP Report – Decision Time

Decision Time Within the next year Albertans will be asked to go to the polls for both a provincial and federal election. The 2019 elections will be critically important for the future of our province. We are at a point where we need to decide if we want more of the same or if we […] Full Article

Safety Notices & Recalls

Important Safety Notices & Recalls The Government of Canada separates warnings, advisories, notices and recalls into four primary categories as follows:         Consumer Products Vehicles Food Health Products Get the mobile app at https://open.canada.ca/en/apps/recalls-and-safety-alerts ... Full Article

S-214

Many constituents have contacted my office asking for my position on Bill S-214, which was introduced by Conservative Senator Caroline Stewart-Olsen. As you may already know, I have been a strong advocate for the improved treatment of animals for quite some time. While a Member of the ... Full Article

Tax Scams

Taxpayers should be vigilant when they receive, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, a fraudulent communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal information such as a social insurance number, credit card number, bank account number, or ... Full Article

MP Report – Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget   This November we will commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I.  This anniversary will make annual Remembrance ceremonies all the more poignant this year.  This year, more than ever, would be an ideal time to attend a Remembrance ceremony to thank ... Full Article

Marijuana Sales in Calgary Confederation

The City of Calgary is responsible for authorizing locations in our community for marijuana sales. This map (http://www.calgary.ca/PDA/pd/Scripts/land-use-bylaw/cannabis-store-info-map.html) shows all locations that have been approved, rejected, are under appeal or are under review. Full Article

Community Survey Results

This summer I conducted an extensive household survey in the Calgary Confederation riding through a mail-in survey and the results are detailed below in the newsletter. I want to thank all those who participated for providing me with your input and comments.  The thousands of responses have ... Full Article

New protection for bees

  Since being elected as your Member of Parliament in 2015, many constituents have written to me calling for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides to protect our declining bee populations across Canada.  Bees perform a critical pollinating role in nature and within our agricultural ... Full Article

Many hand-held lasers are now prohibited

Many hand-held lasers are now prohibited Aiming a laser at an aircraft is not a bright idea. It’s a federal offence. Laser attacks can temporarily blind the pilot, putting all the people on board the aircraft at serious risk. In 2017, there were nearly 400 reported laser strikes on aircraft ... Full Article

Has your address changed?

If your home address has changed, or will soon be changing, please consider updating the federal government to ensure your communications and benefits are not disrupted. Learn more at www.canada.ca/en/government/change-address.html. Full Article

Public Service Jobs

Are you interested in working in Canada’s Public Service? If so, you can search current Public Service opportunities at www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/gc-jobs.html. Other employment opportunities are also available through the federal Job Bank at www.jobbank.gc.ca . Full Article

Be Heard!

Be Heard! Are you passionate about an issue and feel that your concerns are not being heard, or more importantly, addressed by the federal government? Do you know someone who is frustrated because the federal government does not reply to their concerns? Canadians do have the power to draw ... Full Article

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is the central agency in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on such matters as mass marketing fraud (e.g., telemarketing), advance fee fraud (e.g., West African letters), Internet fraud and identification theft complaints. Official ... Full Article

Forum for Young Canadians 2018

FORUM FOR YOUNG CANADIANS Meeting parliamentarians where the decisions get made. Visit the Senate and House of Commons and the Speakers of each chamber as well as the Clerks and Pages. Enjoy breakfast at the Senate with Senators. Attend our reception, where MPs are invited to come meet and ... Full Article

Canada Day 2018

Events Schedule (click here for more details)   9am-4pm Canada Day at Fort Calgary Fort Calgary 9am-5pm Canada Day at Stephen Avenue Walk /Olympic Plaza Olympic Plaza 10am-5pm Canada Day at East Village Street Fair East Village District 10am-5pm Canada Day at Studio Bell Studio Bell ... Full Article

MP Report – Talking to teens about marijuana

Are you ready? Whether we like it or not, recreational marijuana is going to be legal soon and parents are wondering if they are ready to handle the change.  Alberta’s usage rate is currently 8.9% while the national average is 10.5%.  At the same time, Alberta has the highest rate of ... Full Article