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In Your Service

Supporting small business

Nov 13, 2020 / 6:00 am

In these times of uncertainty, I often hear from anxious business owners as they try to navigate the complex web of application forms, reporting, and now CRA...

PM playing political games

Oct 30, 2020 / 6:00 am

Of Opposition days and confidence votes Day by day we’re moving further into autumn. The temperature is slipping, and the days are getting shorter, but...

New CERB-style benefits

Oct 16, 2020 / 6:00 am

New and Amended Federal Programs Earlier this month, the government introduced new CERB-style benefits for Canadians not eligible for Employment Insurance. ...

Cut, paste Throne Speech

Oct 2, 2020 / 6:00 am

Thoughts on the Speech from the Throne With children returning to school, I can appreciate that this has been a difficult time for families figuring out new...

CERB concerns growing

Sep 18, 2020 / 6:00 am

Parliament resumes, CERB Issues, and senior opportunities Parliament is finally resuming Sept. 23 with the Speech from the Throne, where the government will...

COVID business challenges

Sep 4, 2020 / 6:00 am

We are now entering month seven since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in Canada. Many individuals, businesses and industry associations are reaching out to...

Trudeau axes Parliament

Aug 21, 2020 / 6:00 am

The Prime Minister has asked the Governor General to prorogue Parliament and recall it Sept. 23 The prorogation brings an end to proceedings before Parliament....

We are all struggling

Aug 7, 2020 / 6:00 am

While it is a challenging time for everyone, some businesses are still really struggling and have little or no revenue. Some of the sectors I’ve heard...

Tangled web WE weaves

Jul 24, 2020 / 6:00 am

Residents have been connecting with me about many issues the past few weeks. Some of the most frequent include: Businesses still struggling with employees...

Flying the flag high

Jul 10, 2020 / 6:00 am

Thank you to everyone who reached out to our office for a Canadian flag set. It was wonderful delivering flags to residents in every corner of our community,...

Canadian flag connects us

Jun 26, 2020 / 6:00 am

Many of us will be celebrating in our homes and backyards this Canada Day with July 1st celebrations and other local events not occurring this year. This...

MP focuses on the future

Jun 12, 2020 / 6:00 am

As we move through stages of reopening and recovery, I have been connecting with many individuals and organizations from every sector. Many of our local...

Parliament matters

May 29, 2020 / 6:00 am

It was an honour to stand in the House of Commons on behalf of the constituents in Kelowna-Lake Country on May 25 to debate an important motion that would set...

Lots of COVID-19 questions

May 15, 2020 / 6:00 am

Thank you to everyone who has been reaching out. I’ve also been doing a fair amount of outreach within our community to answer questions and get feedback,...

Uncertainty for many

May 4, 2020 / 11:00 am

Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me over the past several weeks. Whether you did so by phone, email or through video conferencing – it is...

Responding to you

Apr 20, 2020 / 11:00 am

This pandemic is dramatically affecting each of our lives, and I wish you health and strength as we work together to get through this. I want to thank everyone...

New MP here to serve

Mar 30, 2020 / 4:00 pm

I recognize that these are challenging and unprecedented times. My heart goes out to all those affected. Our office is here to serve, and my entire team and I...

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