• Thank you

    Thank you, residents of Edmonton Riverbend, for re-electing me as your Member of Parliament. I am thrilled to return to Ottawa to continue standing up for our community and all of Alberta.

Speech on COVID-19

**I delivered this speech during the House of Commons’ Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic on April 28, 2020. The meeting was the first virtual special committee meeting of Members of Parliament in Canadian history.  Good afternoon, Mr. Speaker, and thanks to you and your team for ... Full Article

Additional student supports announced

The federal government has announced additional supports for students who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Students will be able to claim the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, part of a $9 billion package of new measures announced on April 22. While the legislation to create these ... Full Article

Committee comments on WHO

I made these comments during a video meeting of the House of Commons Health Committee on April 13, after learning Dr. Bruce Aylward, a Canadian advisor to the World Health Organization, abruptly cancelled his appearance before our committee. I want to take my time to highlight how disappointing ... Full Article