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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Canada Summer Jobs Program Applications Period Extended

January 28, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From the Office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development Canada Summer Jobs Program Applications Period Extended January 28, 2019 St. Thomas, ON – Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London and Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development is advising that the application ...


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Liberals looking to make home-buying more affordable for millennials: Morneau

January 23, 2019

Liberals looking to make home-buying more affordable for millennials: Morneau The Canadian Press JANUARY 22, 2019 10:16 AM   Finance Minister Bill Morneau arrives for a cabinet meeting in Sherbrooke, Que., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Morneau says the federal government is looking at ways to make home-buying more affordable for millennials.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson OTTAWA ...


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National Defence doesn’t know impact of carbon tax on fuel costs

January 17, 2019

National Defence doesn’t know impact of carbon tax on fuel costs By Charlie Pinkerton. Published on Jan 16, 2019 6:52pm The Department of National Defence hasn’t yet measured how much more it will be paying for fuel under the federal carbon tax. The military spends around $200 million on fuel per year. In response to ...


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Roundtables scheduled for January 15, 2019 have been rescheduled for February 13, 2019

January 9, 2019

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Killing Saudi arms export deal would ‘devastate’ London region, says Tory MP Vecchio

January 9, 2019

Killing Saudi arms export deal would ‘devastate’ London region, says Tory MP Vecchio By NEIL MOSS      JAN. 9, 2019 As the Liberals navigate the controversial contract to export light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, fuelling talk of job losses in London, Ont., is ‘foolish’ in an election year, says a former Tory MP. General Dynamics Land Systems’ ...


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H.B. Beal Secondary students ask local MPs their questions

December 29, 2018

H.B. Beal Secondary students ask local MPs their questions London Morning turned the floor over to H.B. Beal Secondary School Grade 12 students CBC · Posted: Dec 29, 2018 5:00 AM ET | Last Updated: December 29, 2018 Throughout the year, CBC Radio One’s London Morning has convened a panel of local MPs to speak ...


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After warnings of under-spending, Liberals eye boosts to job-training programs

December 27, 2018

After warnings of under-spending, Liberals eye boosts to job-training programs THE CANADIAN PRESS Updated: December 27, 2018 OTTAWA — The federal Liberals want to widen the reach of the country’s job-training programs after senior officials heard warnings that Canada has been spending about half what comparable countries do on efforts to keep their workers employable. ...


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Docs show panel wanted feds to make freedom from poverty ‘fundamental right’

December 24, 2018

Docs show panel wanted feds to make freedom from poverty ‘fundamental right’ The Canadian Press DECEMBER 24, 2018 08:20 AM OTTAWA — A federal bill aimed at raising more than two million Canadians out of poverty put aside two elements that expert advisers told the Liberals it should include, newly released documents show. A May ...


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Holiday Travel Advice for Canadians

December 20, 2018

Holiday Travel Advice for Canadians As many Canadians will soon be travelling abroad to escape the winter cold, the Government of Canada wants to remind them of the importance of safe travel arrangements. The following advice should be heeded for safe and enjoyable holiday travels: 1. Visit Travel.gc.ca before international travels: Before going abroad, Canadian ...


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London leaders seek more assurance from Liberal MP over Saudi arms deal

December 20, 2018

London leaders seek more assurance from Liberal MP over Saudi arms deal By: JONATHAN JUHA A London MP Tuesday sought to allay fears by workers at a giant defence contractor in the city, saying “no decision has been made ” by the Liberal government on the future of a $15-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia ...


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