• Canadians need hope

    The impact this pandemic has had on our mental health will far outlast this crisis. This is something we cannot ignore. The pandemic, resulting lockdowns, restrictions and failures of the ...

  • ‘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 ...

  • 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 ...


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

Canada Summer Jobs 2020 – Employer Application Period Now Open

January 30th, 2020 To facilitate the opportunity for youth employment, small businesses with up to 50 employees, not-for-profit organizations and public sector employers throughout Foothills can now apply for funding for Canada Summer Jobs 2020. Applications can be submitted until February 24, ... Full Article

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