June 12, 2018

MP Jeneroux’s letter to Minister Bains – Canadian space strategy

Dear Minister Bains, I am writing to you with respect to the long-awaited Canadian space strategy. It was back in December 2016 that your government first committed to producing a long-term Canadian space strategy. At the time, you committed to a June 2017 release date, as well as to renew and make new appointments to the Space Advisory Board to …

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June 10, 2018

Father’s Day on the Hill: Raising awareness of mental health in young men and father’s during men’s mental health week in Canada

  On June 13, 2018, I will be hosting my Father’s Day on the Hill in Ottawa. This event focuses on men’s mental health, with a particular emphasis on the mental health of young men and new fathers. While we’ve been progressing well in talking about mental health as a society, men’s mental health is an area that still needs …

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June 1, 2018

Statement on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion announcement

I’ve been actively pushing the government for months to assert their authority to get this pipeline built. If all goes according to plan – which so far it has not – this deal will get unemployed oil workers back to work. However, this deal has the potential of becoming mired in bureaucracy and will likely cost Canadians much more than …

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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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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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