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Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details high child poverty rates

June 19, 2018

Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details high child poverty rates NEWS 06:42 PM by Jordan Press The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Anti-poverty groups are raising the stakes on the Liberal government’s promise to reduce the prevalence of low-income families by detailing child poverty rates in all 338 federal ridings — including the above-average ...


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Shadow Minister Karen Vecchio issues statement celebrating Pride Month

June 19, 2018

June 11, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Karen Vecchio, Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development, issued the following statement in response to Government’s “Reaching Home” announcement and its other changes to the Conservative Homelessness Partnering Strategy: “Canada’s Conservatives believe that those experiencing chronic homelessness need stable support and assistance in times ...


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London MPs united in opposition to U.S. trade tariffs

June 13, 2018

Three of London’s MPs discuss how the trade war with the U.S. could affect their constituents CBC News · Posted: Jun 13, 2018 1:11 PM ET | Last Updated: June 13 MPs of different stripes in the London area say they’re encouraged by the united opposition of Canada’s political parties to trade tariffs imposed by U.S. President ...


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Statement from Karen Vecchio Conservatives concerned for Housing First program

June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Karen Vecchio, Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development, issued the following statement in response to Government’s “Reaching Home” announcement and its other changes to the Conservative Homelessness Partnering Strategy: “Canada’s Conservatives believe that those experiencing chronic homelessness need stable support and assistance in times ...


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National Youth Forum on Parliament Hill

June 8, 2018

The Forum for Young Canadians are seeking Young Leaders to Participate in a National Youth Forum on Parliament Hill! Forum for Young Canadians is Canada’s premier civic education program for students aged 15-19 years. Forum welcomes over 100 students per week to Ottawa for an intensive academic experience, immersing them in the exciting world of ...


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Two-term Yurek holds Elgin-Middlesex-London for Tories

June 8, 2018

Two-term Yurek holds Elgin-Middlesex-London for Tories MEGAN STACEY   Updated: June 7, 2018 The NDP-orange tide that washed over London’s urban ridings didn’t spill over to Elgin-Middlesex-London, where two-term MPP Jeff Yurek scored an easy win for the Progressive Conservatives. “I treated this election like I was 20 points down every day and just worked as ...


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Provincial and federal politicians speak up on LGBTQ2 discrimination

May 18, 2018

http://morinvillenews.com/2018/05/17/provincial-and-federal-politicians-speak-up-on-lgbtq2-discrimination/ by Morinville News Staff Thursday marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and political parties issued a variety of statements to mark the awareness day. The first awareness day was held in 2005. Provincially, Premier Rachel Notley issued a statement, saying, “Homosexual, trans and bisexual Albertans are more likely to be bullied, ...


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Statement from Karen Vecchio on the International Day Against Homophobia

May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – Karen Vecchio, Conservative Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development today issued the following statement: “Today is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The world has come a long way in fighting discrimination against people simply because of their sexual orientation or gender. ...


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Government of Canada Announces Call for Proposals for Community-Based Projects Supporting Seniors

May 8, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From the Office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development Government of Canada Announces Call for Proposals for Community-Based Projects Supporting Seniors May 8th, 2018 (St. Thomas, ON) – Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London, and Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development, ...


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Youth Council Elgin-Middlesex-London Kick Off BBQ

May 7, 2018

From the Constituency Office of Karen Vecchio Member of Parliament Elgin-Middlesex-London Are you between the ages of 16-24 and wanting to participate in civil engagement? If so, I am putting together an Elgin-Middlesex-London non-partisan youth advisory board. This board will provide youth access to educational resources, networking events, and opportunities to discuss federal government policies. ...


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