A Made-In-Canada Solution

  Canada is home to some of the world’s best and brightest and this should be their time to shine. A Made-In-Canada solution has the potential to open businesses, open our borders, our schools, and not only get our economy back on track, but to make it boom. We need to change the ... Full Article

Working together to overcome the stigma

Opioid addiction is a serious problem in southern Alberta, but the situation has surpassed a crisis level due in large part to the stress and unemployment brought about by the pandemic. A recent study by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) showed the devastating impact the pandemic is ... Full Article

MP John Barlow Named to Health Committee

  It is an honour and privilege to be appointed by Opposition Leader Erin O’Toole to sit as a member of the Standing Committee on Health. As Canada enters the second wave of the COVID pandemic the work we do on the Health committee will be as important as ever. Many aspects of our ... Full Article

Parliament is an essential service

Parliament is an essential pillar in our democracy and Members of Parliament are essential workers meaning we should be in Ottawa representing our constituents in a fully functional House of Commons. Last week I returned to Ottawa to participate in the in-person debate fighting to have ... Full Article

Mental Health Matters: COVID-19

It’s ok to feel sad, stressed, confused, or scared during a crisis. COVID-19 has placed significant strain on individuals and families across Canada, and we are all managing this stress and anxiety differently. Canadians are being challenged in a number of ways because of isolation, ... Full Article

John’s message on COVID-19

  John’s Message on COVID-19 Over the past number of weeks, we have all heard about the spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world. The virus has been a topic of great discussion in parliament, and all MPs have been briefed on the situation at hand. Here in Alberta, the government ... Full Article