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April 10, 2018

Federal government introduces new gun legislation

The federal government recently tabled Bill C-71, An Act to Amend Certain Acts and Regulations in Relation to Firearms. The new legislation will change current gun laws to include more comprehensive background checks and record keeping. Under C-71, the RCMP will be required to conduct a background check on a person’s entire life before authorizing a person for a Possession …

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April 9, 2018

Statement regarding Trans Mountain Expansion Project

I am deeply disappointed by Kinder Morgan Canada’s announcement that it will suspend all non-essential activities on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. This is devastating news for Canada’s energy sector, particularly in Alberta, where tens of thousands of energy workers have lost their jobs in the past two years. The suspension of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project comes six months …

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February 1, 2018

Net Neutrality Analysis

In recent weeks, an impassioned debate about Net Neutrality amongst our southern neighbours has triggered similar discussions here at home. As the Shadow Minister for Science, I am keenly interested in research, innovation and technology. As such, I wanted to take this opportunity to lay out some of my thoughts on the pertinent issue of Net Neutrality. The exact definition …

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