• 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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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Speech from the Throne

After six weeks of Justin Trudeau’s post-election vacation and so-called consultations, Canadians expected to see a Liberal government that had learned from the disastrous mistakes of its past. Instead, they got more of the same from a Prime Minister who prefers platitudes over actual plans. ... Full Article

Barlow Appointed as Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

I am honoured to serve as Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. As Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food with the Official Opposition I look forward to working closely with the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector and continue to build on the important relationships we have ... Full Article

Thank you, Foothills!

Friends, I am extremely honoured residents of Foothills have elected me once again to serve as their Member of Parliament for our constituency. Each day I work hard to retain your trust and confidence and Foothills is always my first priority. It has been a pleasure to serve as your MP since ... Full Article

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

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    This is exciting news! On Saturday February 23 and Sunday, February 24, Hometown Hockey will be coming to Okotoks. The game will feature local celebrities, dignitaries and Calgary Flames alumni. Other participants include Members of Parliament Len Webber for Calgary ... Full Article