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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Sign the Petition: Support Canadian Canola Farmers

It has been four months since China announced a ban on Canadian imports of canola. The crisis has expanded as China has also suspended the export permits of two Canadian pork exporters. The Minister of Agriculture has decided it is not the right time take the matter to World Trade Organization, ... Full Article

Auditor General Spring 2019 report on Call Centres

This week, the Auditor General tabled his Spring 2019 Reports. The report found millions of callers could not reach an agent between the 2017-18 investigation period. The call centres included Employment Insurance; Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security; Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship ... Full Article

Liberals Must Act to Fix Canola Crisis

With canola prices dropping and relationships with trusted trading partners eroding the Liberal government must take definitive action to address the canola crisis because Canadian farmers can no longer afford to pay for Trudeau’s mistakes. It is clear the Liberal government does not ... Full Article

A budget of blatant ineptitude and a corruption cover-up

      OTTAWA – With the SNC-Lavalin corruption scandal still dragging them down, yesterday, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government introduced Budget 2019. John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills, released the following statement in response: “The deliberate failure of ... Full Article

February 2019 Column

We are well into the new year and time and again Foothills residents are telling me how crucial 2019 is for Alberta and for Canada. Over the last three years Canadians have gotten to know Justin Trudeau and they don’t like what they’ve seen. They’re tired of his mistakes. Mistakes ... Full Article

Hometown Hockey

611 3rd St SW, Black Diamond

    This is exciting news! On Saturday February 23 and Sunday, February 24, Hometown Hockey will be coming to Okotoks. To help celebrate the event I’ll be hosting an outdoor charity hockey game in support of children’s organizations. The game will feature local celebrities, ... Full Article

Waterton Lakes National Park receives Federal Government funding

The Federal Government announced $20.9 million in funding for Waterton Lakes National Park to support the recovery from the 2017 Kenow Wildfire. This funding will go a long way to rebuilding damaged infrastructure and assist in the recovery of the beautiful landscape. It is imperative to repair ... Full Article

December column

Everyone has their favourite room. The Parliamentary Restaurant, the Senate, Hall of Honour, the Memorial Chamber and certainly the House of Commons. As I write this column and think about everything I am thankful for I am truly blessed to be sitting in one of my favourite rooms in the entire ... Full Article

Liberals have no plan to return to balance 2018

The Liberal’s have tabled their Fall Economic Statement for 2018. The Finance Minister confirmed the Liberals are borrowing $18 billion this year, and almost $20 billion next year, to pay for their out-of-control spending and they have no plan to balance the budget. Ever. The take away from ... Full Article