MP Report

Making Our Roads Safer

Feb 9, 2007 / 1:45 pm

Bill C-376 Impaired Driving It was an honour to rise in the House of Commons on February 6th to debate the first hour of my Private Members Bill C-376. Bill...

Cannan Set for Upcoming Session

Jan 29, 2007 / 9:31 am

Ron Cannan, MP for Kelowna-Lake Country says the upcoming session will be an important one for Okanagan constituents. “Obtaining funding for some key projects...

Children""s Fitness

Jan 9, 2007 / 6:17 am

Children’s Fitness Tax Credit A Commitment to Lifelong Fitness and Well Being. One of the most common resolutions people make in the New Year is a renewed...

Positive Announcements

Dec 21, 2006 / 12:09 pm

POSITIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS RECESS The Christmas season is highly anticipated by Members of Parliament. Not only do we get to return to our ridings...

Advantage For Canadians

Dec 14, 2006 / 6:50 am

Creating an Advantage for Canadians On November 23rd, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty laid out the government’s economic plan, Advantage Canada. The advantage is...

Eradicating Homelessness

Nov 20, 2006 / 1:07 pm

Before I became the Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, I was a city councillor for nine years. The issue of homelessness was one of those challenges...

The Duty To Remember

Nov 11, 2006 / 8:30 am

Snow has started to fall, the air has turned crisp and poppies have begun to appear on our jackets and coats. Remembrance Day is fast approaching. This is the...

More Than Just Hot Air

Oct 24, 2006 / 9:47 am

Last Thursday our government unveiled the centerpiece of our environmental agenda the Clean Air Act. Despite the ensuing rhetoric from the opposition and other...

Fall Session

Sep 27, 2006 / 10:24 am

With the fall upon us, the House of Commons has returned for the second session of the 39th Parliament. I enjoyed a great summer here in the Okanagan and had...

What Goes On In A Constituency Office

Sep 6, 2006 / 5:00 am

It""s hard to believe that September is already upon us. Back to school and another signal that the start of Parliament""s fall session is rapidly approaching....

Pride in our Past

Aug 11, 2006 / 1:12 pm

We have much to be proud of in the Central Okanagan. Aesthetically, Mother Nature has blessed us with a bounty of natural riches. Our mountains are adorned with...

Life Of An MP Part Two

Jul 17, 2006 / 12:40 pm

Thanks to all those who read the first part of my column last week which outlined the events of my life leading up to the big move out East. I""d like to thank...

The Life of a Rookie MP - Part 1

Jun 29, 2006 / 5:30 am

Part 1 To say that the past calendar year has been one of great change for my family is a considerable understatement. Truth be told, the past 12 months more...

$100K For Bypass

Jun 26, 2006 / 11:51 am

Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country is pleased to confirm that the federal government will contribute $100,000 towards planning for the...

Changing the Way Canada Does Business

Jun 16, 2006 / 10:39 am

Firstly, I would like to thank Castanet for giving me this opportunity to better connect with the constituents of Kelowna-Lake Country. I""m hoping to use this...


Jun 10, 2006 / 6:00 am