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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November 17, 2017

Statement on announcement of New High School in South West Edmonton

I, along with many families in south Edmonton, are thrilled by this announcement. We can now finally rest assured that there will be capacity for the incredible growth we`re seeing in south west Edmonton. As a father of two, I`m encouraged to see this become a priority for the school board and the provincial government. Although I`ve been asked by …

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October 27, 2017

Federal and Provincial Government Policies Negatively Impacting Alberta’s Restaurant Industry

Edmonton, AB – Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and co-chair of the Alberta Jobs Taskforce, today joined Nathan Cooper, interim leader of the United Conservative Party, and representatives from Restaurants Canada in Edmonton to highlight how Alberta’s restaurant industry is being negatively impacted by federal and provincial policies that are increasing costs for local businesses. According to …

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October 27, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: MP Jeneroux, Nathan Cooper and Restaurants Canada to make an important announcement

EDMONTON, AB – Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and co-chair of the Alberta Jobs Taskforce, will join Nathan Cooper, interim leader of the United Conservative Party, and representatives from Restaurants Canada today to highlight how Alberta’s restaurant industry is being negatively impacted by costly federal and provincial policies. Details (all times local): Hudsons Canada’s Pub 10307 Whyte …

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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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