• As Liberals wait, P.E.I. families are out of time

    In December, I highlighted the failure of the federal Agriculture Minister to find a resolution to the export ban on Prince Edward Island’s (PEI) world-class potatoes. More than three months ...

  • Emergencies Act, now what?

      The Emergencies Act And what happens next? Background On February 14th Trudeau invoked the never before used Emergencies Act. There are four types of emergencies listed in the Emergencies ...

  • National Supply Chain Summit

      In advance of the supply chain summit, Conservative Shadow Ministers have written a letter to the Minister of Transport:       January 21, 2022 Hon. Omar Alghabra Minister ...

‘Til debt do us part – Liberal budget 2021

‘Til Debt do us part The Liberals tabled their first budget in two years, and it was certainly not worth the wait.   Canada is overdrawn, yet Trudeau presented a deficit of more than $350 billion and $100 billion in new spending this year. This is not stimulus spending focused on ... Full Article

No family should ever feel unsafe

            No family should ever feel unsafe in their home, but rural crime remains a critical issue across Alberta and certainly in Foothills.   My Conservative colleagues and I have brought forward several initiatives on rural crime including a study at the ... Full Article

Universal Broadband Fund investing in Foothills Communities

            Now, more than ever, rural Canadians count on access to reliable high-speed Internet. The strain of the pandemic has forced many people to work from home and students to learn virtually. Small business owners need to connect to the virtual marketplace, ... Full Article

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