October 5, 2017

Statement on cancellation of Energy East Pipeline

I am deeply disappointed by this morning’s announcement by TransCanada that they will be cancelling the Energy East pipeline project. This is terrible news for the Canadian economy, and especially for Albertans. Thousands of Albertans who were counting on jobs have had the rug pulled out from under them. The government’s response is absolutely unacceptable. Energy Minister Jim Carr said: …

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October 1, 2017

Statement on Attack in Edmonton

I share in our city’s shock and anger from the events of yesterday. While we are lucky to live in one of the safest countries in the world, it is clear, we are not immune to extreme acts of hate and terror. The images we see on television are the places we know, the places we frequent and that is …

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September 21, 2017

Standing up against tax hikes

I was able to ask the Finance Minister directly one of the questions I`ve been receiving from many members of our community on the frustrations with the proposed tax changes.

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August 30, 2017

MP Matt Jeneroux Appointed as Shadow Minister for Science

I am proud to announce that I have been appointed as the Shadow Minister for Science. In this new role I will be responsible for holding the government to account on research funding decisions, and maintaining their promises to adequately invest in creating more co-op placements for young Canadians. Furthermore, I plan to question the government on their long overdue …

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August 16, 2017

Analysis: Liberal changes to Tax structure on Professional Corporations

The Liberal government recently announced that they intends to close several tax loopholes that, in his words, allow wealthy Canadians to avoid higher tax rates. While I agree that the tax system should be fair and equitable for all, I am very concerned that the proposed changes will negatively impact hardworking small and medium-sized business owners, lawyers, accountants and physicians …

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July 4, 2017

MP Jeneroux comments on $10 million settlement to Omar Khadr

I personally wish to express my immense shock and disappointment at the decision by Justin Trudeau to support a formal apology and include a $10 Million settlement to Omar Khadr. It’s important to note a few things: most importantly, Omar Khadr was convicted and found guilty of his crimes. He admitted that he killed a U.S. Army Medic and that …

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July 3, 2017

Analysis: Federal Liberal Marijuana Legislation impact on Edmonton Riverbend

Below are some thoughts on the proposed Marijuana Legislation and the potential impact it may have on certain demographics of our community. I`ve provided a survey to every household in our community to hear directly from you on the direction the legislation should take before it is voted on this Fall in the House of Commons. Here is my analysis …

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March 24, 2017

Analysis: Federal Liberal Budget impact on Edmonton Riverbend

On March 22, 2017, the Federal Liberals tabled their 2017 budget. Deficit For the second straight year, the Liberals have blown past their campaign promise to run a $10 billion “modest deficit” posting a record $28 billion deficit for 2017-18, with no plan to return to balance. Moreover, the budget raises taxes on everything from public transit, to Uber, to …

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