• 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 ...


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

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