• 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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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MP Barlow’s Statement on TransMountain

FOOTHILLS, AB – The Trans Mountain pipeline is a critical project for Alberta, but also essential for our country and for our economy. With the Federal Court of Appeal ruling to overturn Ottawa’s approvals for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project, this is quickly becoming the ... Full Article

Alberta families cannot afford the Liberal carbon tax

After months making the ridiculous argument a federal carbon tax would improve competitiveness, attract global investment and create new jobs Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is now admitting its proposed tax grab is a failure. Earlier this month Trudeau announced he was walking back on ... Full Article

Open Letter to Minister Lawrence MacAulay on CPTPP

July 24, 2018 The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food 1341 Baseline Road Tower 7, Floor 9, Room 149 Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C5 Dear Minister, Japan, Mexico and Singapore have now ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ... Full Article

Justin Trudeau is Failing Canadian Farmers

Ottawa, Ontario – As Members of Parliament return to their ridings for the summer recess, Conservative Shadow Ministers for Agriculture and Agri-Food, Luc Berthold and John Barlow, issued the following statement: “Justin Trudeau is failing Canadian farmers. Never in recent history has a ... Full Article

End of Spring Session

  End of Spring Session We have reached yet another end to our Parliamentary session. Looking back, I am proud to say that Canada’s Conservatives have worked hard on behalf of families across Canada. Our team was united and strong while we held Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to ... Full Article

Open Letter to Minister MacAulay

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food 1341 Baseline Road Tower 7, Floor 9, Room 149 Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C5 April 25th, 2018 Dear Minister, This past winter, declines in railway service saw performance numbers drop dramatically resulting in the worst backlog in ... Full Article

Statement regarding Trans Mountain Expansion project

  John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills Alberta, issued to the following statement following Kinder Morgan’s announcement of the suspension of non-essential spending on Trans Mountain Expansion Project:   “The Trans Mountain pipeline is a lifeline for Alberta, but also ... Full Article

Youth Advisory Committee Officially Launches in Foothills

John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills, announces the official launch of the Foothills Youth Advisory Committee. It is the vision of the Youth Advisory Committee to be a non-partisan community link between the youth of Foothills area and Federal Government representatives. “The youth ... Full Article

Conservatives Call for Action on Grain Backlog

        Conservative Shadow Ministers for Agriculture and Agri-Food Luc Berthold and John Barlow, with the support of NDP Agriculture Critic Alistair MacGregor, will call on the Standing Committee of Agriculture and Agri-food to hold an emergency committee meeting to ... Full Article

Budget 2018: The Budget of Artful Deception

When the government spends money, the people have a right to know what it is to be spent on. This year’s Liberal budget is smoke and mirrors, dressed up as artful deception. Replete with re-announcements and back end loaded funding promises, it is perplexing to comprehend exactly how the ... Full Article