Federal

A View from Parliament Hill: A summary of the COVID-19 emergency response act

The House of Commons began debate early this morning on the federal government’s response to the economic and social upheaval… Continue reading “A View from Parliament Hill: A summary of the COVID-19 emergency response act”

Trudeau just green lit a ‘basic income’ for Canadians this week

Trudeau just green lit a ‘basic income’ for Canadians

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just announced a basic income for Canadians this past week. Well, he didn’t call it… Continue reading “Trudeau just green lit a ‘basic income’ for Canadians”

COVID-19: A message from MP Jamie Schmale

The continued spread of COVID-19 in Canada and around the world has understandably raised concerns for many. The health and safety… Continue reading “COVID-19: A message from MP Jamie Schmale”

Local federal candidates square off with different visions for riding, country

A view from Parliament Hill: COVID-19 shuts down House, Senate

The House of Commons and the Senate have shut down in response to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. Parliamentarians face… Continue reading “A view from Parliament Hill: COVID-19 shuts down House, Senate”

Schmale given shadow ministry duties for Crown-Indigenous Relations

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer today announced the Conservative shadow cabinet. As part of that unveiling, local MP Jamie Schmale was… Continue reading “Schmale given shadow ministry duties for Crown-Indigenous Relations”

Schmale sworn in as MP in 43rd parliament

Jamie Schmale was officially sworn in as Member for Parliament for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock today on Parliament Hill in the newly… Continue reading “Schmale sworn in as MP in 43rd parliament”

Schmale joins other rural MPs in asking for Lake Simcoe Clean-up Fund to be restored

Local MP Jamie Schmale joined Lake Simcoe area MPs calling on the Prime Minister to follow through on the Lake… Continue reading “Schmale joins other rural MPs in asking for Lake Simcoe Clean-up Fund to be restored”