• 2017 is more of the same from Liberal government

    Coming off a year of cash-for-access scandals, out-of-control spending, and more and higher taxes, Canadians can expect much more of the same from the Liberal government in 2017. To kick-off this ...

  • 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 ...

  • Liberal’s Plan to Tax Employer Health and Dental Plans

    As you know, the Liberals are considering taxing employer health and dental plans as part of their review of federal tax expenditures. That would make the value of these plans taxable income for ...

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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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

Canada 150 Infrastructure Program Accepting New Applications

Canada 150 Infrastructure Program Accepting New Applications For immediate release June 9, 2016 High River, AB – The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program is part of Canada 150 Celebrates, the Government of Canada’s celebration of our country’s 150th anniversary. In a ... Full Article

MP for Foothills Opposed to the Springbank Dam Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31st, 2016 High River, AB – Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Workforce, Employment and Labour and Member of Parliament for Foothills, John Barlow, today announced he cannot support the Springbank Dam project proposed by the Alberta NDP government. “The ... Full Article