Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods
Our Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has said that “young voices must be part of our decision making process” and that’s why I am launching a new initiative to bring youth together from across Edmonton Mill Woods to engage with the federal political process. I want to hear from youth in the community and am inviting […]
Below is an article that was published in Mill Woods Mosaic (July 15, 2016): On June 29 I took my seat in the House of Commons for the first address to parliament by a sitting American president in 21 years. The presence of President Obama in our nation’s capital was unmistakable: security was heightened, streets were […]
News Release For Immediate Release Employment Insurance Improvements Taking Effect to Support Edmonton’s Families EDMONTON – This month, the changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program came into effect, bringing with them support for those Canadians most affected by the slowdown in the economy. Alberta and the region of Edmonton have been particularly affected by […]
It was over 100 years ago that the Komagata Maru set sail for Canada from Hong Kong. The almost 400 passengers on board – most of whom were from Punjab – had boarded the ship with dreams of a better life in Canada. After a punishing trip across the Pacific Ocean, they arrived in Vancouver […]
Budget 2016 invests in reducing GHGs and enhancing the life cycle of public infrastructure. Happy Earth Day!
With a national portfolio under my watch, it’s been interesting to find continuity between my previous life as a City Councillor and my current work as Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. Most often I experience this in meetings with municipal stakeholders where my background allows me to better understand where they are coming from and […]
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