April 11, 2019

‘We’re in ambition mode’: Champagne says infrastructure funding free from politics

By NEIL MOSS, THE HILL TIMES  April 10, 2019 Infrastructure funding is being being spent free from political considerations, says Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne, but his Conservative critic says money is going to where Liberals want votes in October. “I often say when you look at infrastructure, this is not about politics,” Mr. Champagne (Saint Maurice–Champlain, Que.) told The …

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April 1, 2019

Liberals’ infrastructure program disappointing for Canadians

NOTE: This opinion piece ran in the Hill-Times’ print and online editions on Monday, April 1, 2019. Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government came to power in 2015 after promising massive changes to Canada’s infrastructure. “We will run modest short-term deficits of less than $10-billion in each of the next two fiscal years to fund historic investments in infrastructure and …

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March 19, 2019

Government trying to buy Canadians’ votes with 2019 budget: Jeneroux

STATEMENT OTTAWA, ON – Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs, releases the following statement following the unveiling of the Liberals’ 2019 budget: “Desperate to distract Canadians from their corruption in an election year, Budget 2019 is an attempt to buy Canadians with their own money. “The government predicts a …

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March 19, 2019

Update on Terwillegar Drive upgrade

After tabling the petition in the House of Commons on January 30, I received the following response from the government: “In 2016, the Government of Canada launched the $180 billion Investing in Canada Plan, a strategy for addressing long-term infrastructure needs in Canada and supporting middle-class growth and well-paying jobs. The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of …

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March 14, 2019

Liberals’ infrastructure plan failing to deliver for Canadians: MP Matt Jeneroux

OTTAWA, ON – Matt Jeneroux, Conservative Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs, released the following statement regarding the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s (PBO) report on the Liberal government’s infrastructure plan: “Today’s PBO report once again confirms that Justin Trudeau’s infrastructure plan is failing Canadians and is not evidence based. In fact, Justin Trudeau’s infrastructure plan fails to meet the Liberals’ …

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March 5, 2019

STATEMENT ON SNC-LAVALIN

RCMP SHOULD INVESTIGATE SNC-LAVALIN AFFAIR: JENEROUX FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Matt Jeneroux, the Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs, is calling for an investigation into the ongoing SNC-Lavalin affair. “I listened carefully to the testimony of the former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould, and like Canadians, I was disappointed and …

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February 26, 2019

Analysis: Canada’s New Impaired Driving Law

In late 2018, the federal government introduced broad new changes to Canada’s impaired driving laws. Bill C-46 is the first significant change to the country’s impaired driving laws in more than 40 years, and was introduced as a result of the introduction of cannabis legalization in October 2018. The biggest changes are the broad new powers given to police officers …

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February 12, 2019

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals Are Prioritizing Photo-Ops Over Infrastructure Projects: Jeneroux

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Matt Jeneroux, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs, released the following statement regarding the Trudeau government’s failure to get infrastructure projects built across the country: “Last week, the Prime Minister and eight of his cabinet ministers fanned out across the country to make a number of infrastructure announcements. However, none of the …

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December 14, 2018

Analysis: Oil Price Differential

Analysis: Alberta’s energy industry is in a crisis. Our oil continues to sell at a discounted rate, limited pipeline capacity hinders oil from getting exported overseas and companies are producing more oil than what can be exported out of the province.   Companies like Cenovus Energy produce up to 300,000 barrels every day above what can be exported. That over …

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