• 2017 Liberal budget continues to nickel-and-dime Canadians

    Once again, Justin Trudeau has hiked taxes on Canadian families, small businesses and students. The 2017 budget also confirms that the Prime Minister broke his promise to keep deficit spending ...

  • Introducing our Foothills Canada 150 Medal!

    Do you know someone who has made a significant difference in your community? In the Foothills we are blessed with an abundance of committed volunteers, community builders, skilled athletes and ...

  • It’s Time to Free the Beer

    I find it absurd that in Canada most provinces and territories have protections making it is illegal to buy and sell beer cross-provincially. Our country has some of the best craft beer in the ...

Virtual Tour of Parliament

Each year, over 400,000 people tour the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, including many of my constituents from Macleod. However, since many people are unable to visit Ottawa in person, I am ...

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Interprovincial Trade Deal Offers Nothing for Alcohol Producers

In response to the Government of Canada’s Interprovincial Trade Deal announced last week, Conservative Interprovincial Trade Critic MP John Barlow tabled Bill C-351, An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act and the Excise Act, 2001 (importation). Although there were high ... Full Article

Liberal Budget is a Plan to Nickel-and-Dime Canadians

John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills, issued the following statement today following the tabling of Budget 2017: “I am deeply concerned about the effect Budget 2017 will have on the families and businesses of Foothills. This budget also negatively impacts the Canadian agriculture ... Full Article

Liberal Report Fails Mining Sector

In a report tabled in the House today, Conservative Members of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, Mark Strahl, Critic for Natural Resources, John Barlow, MP for Foothills and Shannon Stubbs, MP for Lakeland, called on the Minister of Natural Resources to take action on a number of ... Full Article

Conservatives Present the Alberta Jobs Taskforce Report

Alberta – The Hon. Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Opposition, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Critic, the Hon. Michelle Rempel (MP, Calgary-Nose Hill), Western Economic Diversification Critic, Matt Jeneroux (MP, Edmonton Riverbend), and Internal Trade Critic, John Barlow (MP, Foothills) ... Full Article

John Barlow appointed as Interprovincial Trade Critic

John Barlow appointed as Interprovincial Trade Critic FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2016 OTTAWA, ON – Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, yesterday appointed John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills as ... Full Article

News Release: Leadership Endorsement

John Barlow, MP for Foothills, released the following statement today: “I am pleased to announce today that I am supporting Andrew Scheer for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. Andrew is principled, bilingual, and he can unite our party. He is the clear choice to lead the federal ... Full Article

Conservatives Demand Immediate Action on Energy East

Conservatives Demand Immediate Action on Energy East September 20, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Conservative Members of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, Mark Strahl, Critic for Natural Resources, John Barlow, MP for Foothills, and Shannon Stubbs, MP for Lakeland, ... Full Article

Liberals Fail to Act as Unemployment Levels Rise

High River, AB – The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) reported that 2016 will be the worst year on record for drilling activity. This is devastating news not only for my riding of Foothills, but for Alberta, and the rest of Canada. “The oil and gas services ... Full Article