Liberal Government tables Budget 2017 that Raises Taxes and Fails to Demonstrate Job Creation and Economic Stability for Canadians

March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017, Ottawa – Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, Bev Shipley, has concerns regarding the Liberal Government’s recently tabled Federal Budget. He sees too many similarities to the current Provincial Liberal Government’s mismanagement of tax dollars under the tenure of Premier Kathleen Wynne. “We all know how devastating Kathleen Wynne’s actions have been for […]

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Speakers’ Speech Writing Contest – Submit Your Words Today!

March 7, 2017

The Speaker of the House of Commons, the Honourable Geoff Reagan, along with his counterpart in the Senate, the Honourable George J. Furey, are hosting the Speakers’ Speech Writing Contest to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The contest closes on April 21, 2017. Through this national contest, students are being asked to mark the […]

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Applications for the Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

February 23, 2017

The Library of Parliament recently announced that it is currently accepting applications for the 21st edition of the Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy to be held 5 to 10 November 2017. Educators are encouraged to visit for program information and to apply online. This year’s application deadline is April 15, 2017. Download the […]

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Canada 150

February 16, 2017

Canada 150 Info Sheet   Canada 150 Promotional Materials  Each Member of Parliament has been allotted a certain amount of Canada 150 products through Heritage Canada. These items are distributed at the discretion of the individual Member. Mr. Shipley’s practice regarding distribution of government allotted Canadian flags, pins, etc. through his years as Member of […]

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Vimy Ridge – 100th Anniversary

January 23, 2017

On April 9, 2017, a commemorative event for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge will take place at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France. If you are planning to attend the event, you MUST register online by February 28, 2017. Click HERE to begin the registration process. Site restrictions will be in effect […]

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Stay Safe from Tax-related Scams and Fraud

November 28, 2016

I have heard from constituents who have received fraudulent communications from people claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency. Here is some information to help you discern whether a scammer is attempting to contact you. Over the phone The CRA will never use nasty or aggressive language when they call taxpayers. We will never […]

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REMINDER: Celebrate Canada Funding Application

November 8, 2016

The deadline to apply for Canada Day event funding under the Celebrate Canada program is November 21, 2016. For more information or to fill out the application form, CLICK HERE Here is a GUIDELINE on how to apply.

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Remembrance Day 2016 in LKM

October 19, 2016

This Remembrance Day, reflect on the sacrifice given by our men and women in uniform, our veterans, and those who have lost their lives in service to Canada. Let us honour them and thank them. Join me and attend a local Remembrance Day event or visit the Cenotaph in your area to show your gratitude. […]

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Liberals Reject Conservative Motion to Study Effect of Carbon Tax on Agriculture

October 18, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2016 Ottawa, ON – Conservative MPs are frustrated after calling on the federal government to be transparent about the costs of the new Liberal carbon tax. The Liberal members of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food today rejected a motion presented by the Conservatives to study the effects of […]

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Information on Electoral Systems

October 12, 2016

Around the world, there are different voting systems for electing Members of Parliament. In Canada, since Confederation, we have used one of the most, if not the most, democratic systems in the world, called First Past the Post. Prime Minister Trudeau has said he wants to change that. Whenever any province or country decides to […]

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