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

Update Jan 2018: Department of Finance Tax Change Announcement: https://www.fin.gc.ca/n17/17-124-eng.asp 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 …

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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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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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March 21, 2017

Budget should focus on jobs

This week, the federal Liberals will be presenting their second high-tax, high deficit budget. Canadians across the country, and especially in Alberta, are tightening their belts as they face a tough job market and high cost of living. Canadians cannot afford any new taxes or spending that doesn’t create jobs. In the 2015 election, the Liberals promised prosperity and jobs, …

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March 21, 2017

MP Matt Jeneroux Tables Motion to Encourage Geothermal Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 21. 2017 OTTAWA- Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and Official Opposition Critic for Western Economic Diversification, has tabled M-122: A Motion to Support the Development of Geothermal in Canada. M-122 asks the Government to make the required legislative, regulatory and program changes in order to support the development of the geothermal industry …

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February 27, 2017

Conservatives Present the Alberta Jobs Taskforce Report

Alberta Jobs Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- February 27, 2017 Alberta – Today, the Hon. Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Opposition, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Critic, the Hon. Michelle Rempel (MP, Calgary-Nose Hill), Western Economic Diversification Critic, Matt Jeneroux (MP, Edmonton Riverbend), and Internal Trade Critic, John Barlow (MP, Foothills) released the Alberta Jobs Taskforce Report. This report is a response to the continued …

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