May 16, 2019

Private Members’ Motion promotes the sharing of research

NEWS RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – A Private Members’ Motion put forth by MP Matt Jeneroux proposes that all federally-funded research should be subject to a universal open access policy. Currently, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) must provide their research to the public …

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May 10, 2019

Infrastructure money not benefitting Edmonton: Jeneroux

STATEMENT May 10, 2019 EDMONTON, AB – MP Matt Jeneroux, the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs, releases the below statement following the visit of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Edmonton: “Today, the Prime Minister was in Edmonton to announce a gas tax funding top-up for the city. This one-time allotment is happening only because the Liberals bungled …

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May 9, 2019

Liberals’ infrastructure plan has been all talk, no action: Jeneroux

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON –Matt Jeneroux, Conservative Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs, released the following statement regarding the Minister of Infrastructure’s update on the federal government’s Investing in Canada Plan: “The Liberals’ infrastructure plan hasn’t been delivered as advertised. During the 2015 election campaign, the Prime Minister promised Canadians he would run modest deficits in order …

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May 4, 2019

MP: Money stuck in Ottawa

Photo: Colin Dacre Matt Jeneroux, Helena Konanz

Photo: Colin Dacre Matt Jeneroux, Helena Konanz The federal Conservative party’s shadow minister for infrastructure, communities and urban affairs is swinging through the South Okanagan this week, meeting with representatives from local governments. Edmonton Riverbend MP Matt Jeneroux and South Okanagan-West Kootenay candidate Helena Konanz met with the Town of Oliver Wednesday to discuss its headaches trying to secure funding …

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April 23, 2019

MP Matt Jeneroux congratulates Premier-elect Jason Kenney

EDMONTON, AB – Edmonton Riverbend Member of Parliament Matt Jeneroux congratulates Alberta Premier-elect Jason Kenney on his historic election win: “Albertans turned out in huge numbers to support Jason Kenney’s vision for the province. I personally know how hard Premier-elect Kenney has worked and this is a well-deserved win. I congratulate him wholeheartedly and look forward to working with him …

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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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