Press Releases

Local Gas Tax Funding Announced

November 18, 2014

News Release For Immediate Release Federal Gas Tax Fund Supports Infrastructure in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Second installment of annual $2 billion transfer now available for municipal infrastructure November 18, 2014 Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development […]


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Harper Government Releases Economic and Fiscal Update

November 12, 2014

Canada remains on track for a balanced budget in 2015 November 12, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario – Department of Finance Finance Minister Joe Oliver today released the annual Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections, which confirms that the Government remains on track for a balanced budget in 2015, with an expected surplus of $1.9 billion. […]


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Promise Made – Promise Kept: Helping Canadian Families

October 31, 2014

PRESS RELEASE BEV SHIPLEY, MP Lambton-Kent-Middlesex For immediate release When it comes to supporting middle income families with children, no one has a better record than our Conservative government. Yesterday, our Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced four new and important tax measures to support families with children by putting more of their hard-earned money back […]


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2015: Year of Sport in Canada

October 16, 2014

On October 16, 2014, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada proclaimed 2015 as the Year of Sport. The Government of Canada invites all Canadians to participate in sport activities and events throughout the year. The Year of Sport in Canada is a proactive pan-Canadian initiative to celebrate the role that sport […]


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MP Bev Shipley Looking for Veterans of Second World War

October 3, 2014

On September 10th, 2014 Canada marked the 75th anniversary of our engagement of the Second World War. Each and every day I am thankful for the extraordinary role Canadians played in the Allied victory. As a Government and a country, we want to show recognition and appreciation to our living Canadian veterans by presenting them […]


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Federal Proposal for Free and Open Trade in Canada

August 20, 2014

Industry Minister James Moore today unveiled the Conservative Government’s proposal to work with the provinces and territories in breaking down Canada’s internal trade barriers that harm the national economy and hurt Canadian businesses, workers and consumers. One Canada, One National Economy: Modernizing Internal Trade in Canada lays out guiding principles for modernizing the current Agreement […]


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Government of Canada to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of the Italian Campaign

August 12, 2014

On August 1, 2014, the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, announced that the Government of Canada will provide a $2,000 travel subsidy to Veterans of the Italian Campaign who want to attend commemorative events marking the 70th anniversary in Italy. An official Government of Canada delegation, led by Minister Fantino, will include Veterans and […]


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