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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

Celebrating Canadian Agriculture Day

Agriculture is intricately woven into communities large and small across Canada. As a nation, we come together today to celebrate the contributions of our farmers, ranchers and producers who put world class food on our tables.The Canadian agriculture and agri-food sectors account for more than ... Full Article