A relatively calm week for local federal MP Jamie Schmale, especially considering the House was in session this week. Conservatives this week, on mass, decided to focus primarily on Mark Norman who is alleged to have leaked government secrets to Quebec-based Davie Shipbuilding. Schmale included some focus as well on the Trans Mountain Pipeline during an appearance on CPAC.
A calm week in the house for MPs as they did not have to sit all week and could instead focus on constituents. October 6 Local MP Jamie Schmale posted images from the ‘5th Annual Turkey Trot’ in Fenelon Falls. On October 7 he was in Bobcaygeon to celebrate the winning of the “Ontario’s Communities in Bloom”.
Oct 9, Schmale posted pictures from a meeting at Fleming College in Peterborough where he met with new president, Maureen Adamson.
Local MP Jamie Schmale spent the weekend making publics appearances including at the Bobcaygeon Fair (Sept 29), TD Bank Tree Planting Day in Minden (Sept 30) and the Sunderland Legion Veterans Day Dinner (Sept 30). He helped celebrate the opening of the new viewing platform at Ken Reid Conservation Area (Oct 1). Schmale appeared with members of the Kents and the Strumbellas at the Music Canada Cares 3R instrument drive in Lindsay (Oct 2).
September 22nd saw local MP Jamie Schmale at the 14th Annual Cavan Hills 5/10km Country Walk/Run in support of St. John’s Anglican Church in Ida. That same day he posted shots from Millbrook Ontario where he attended the Harvest Table Fundraising Dinner.
September 23rd he was in Cannington celebrating new accessibility upgrades at the Cannington Historical Society’s Blacksmith and Carriage Shop.
The Lindsay Advocate explores what our local MPP and MP did each week on behalf of their constituents in the public eye. We will highlight how our representatives voted and what issues they talked about during the week, and, in some cases, highlight if there was any significant outside push-back.
On September 8th Conservative MP Jamie Schmale posted on Facebook and Twitter about attending the Haliburton Highlands Outdoor Association’s 19th Annual Conservation Dinner at the Haliburton Legion. September 9th, Schmale was on the move again posting pictures and a story (Facebook) from Pontypool where he was a part of a ceremony (Twitter) ‘honouring some of the 48,000 war brides and their children that come to Canada’.
Sylvia C. Keesmaat — A group of local protesters joined more than 100 other protests being held across the country to object to the Trudeau government’s buy-out of the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
The local group gathered outside the office of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale, carrying placards with various messages, such as “Remember Paris!” “I want my taxes to go to Housing not Pipelines,” “PM Trudeau: Climate Leaders Don’t Buy Pipelines” and “Short Term Oil = Climate Turmoil.”
Lindsay Advocate Publisher Roderick Benns recently interviewed local MP Jamie Schmale on how we should be dealing with poverty in Kawartha Lakes.
Benns: What’s the best way to fight poverty in our communities? And if the answer is good jobs, why have we never, ever, under any government of any political stripe been able to fight poverty effectively?
Local MP Jamie Schmale is reminding constituents to be aware of possible tax fraud schemes this tax season.
“Recently, my office has received numerous calls from individuals who were scammed out of their private information,” says Schmale.
When politicians dream, they dream in roads. They dream of roads connecting cities and towns (especially their cities and towns) and that these roads will then bring more people.
More people means more tax dollars. More roads also means more infrastructure for businesses, and those businesses in turn will perhaps choose a better connected Kawartha Lakes as their home.
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Conservative MP Jamie Schmale has clarified his position on basic income, saying he’s all for the pilot if Ontario Works is eliminated and the boutique tax credits go.
Schmale, who was not as specific in his first interview with The Lindsay Advocate, clarified his remarks on The Advocate’s active social media presence on Facebook.