Press Releases

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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Unveiling of Sir Arthur Currie Monument

August 7, 2014

MP Shipley Participates in Official Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony for New Memorial to General Sir Arthur Currie Strathroy, Ontario – Veterans Affairs Canada Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today (August 4th) participated in the unveiling of the General Sir Arthur Currie Memorial […]


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Federal Gas Tax Fund Supports Infrastructure in LKM

July 18, 2014

News Release For Immediate Release First installment of annual $2 billion transfer now available for municipal infrastructure July 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 Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, […]


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2014 New Horizons For Seniors Program: Call For Proposals

May 14, 2014

Government of Canada launches New Horizons for Seniors Program 2014-2015 call for proposals for community-based projects May 13, 2014 Ottawa, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is seeking applications for projects that will help Canadian seniors use their leadership abilities, skills and experience to continue to make a difference in their […]


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