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Talking with students in Nova Scotia

Posted by Geoff Regan on October 25, 2012 | No Comments

Right now in Canada, young people are facing high tuition fees, heavy student debt loads, and the worst youth unemployment in a generation. But young Canadians are developing their skills, speaking out about policies that impact them and working together to make life better for their peers. I’m excited to have the chance to work with them to bring their goals and ideas to the House of Commons.

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Canada’s tourism industry needs federal help to “welcome the world”

Posted by Joyce Murray on October 23, 2012 | No Comments

One of the great things about being Canadian is that our nation is home to some of the most beautiful and inspiring natural landscapes in the world. There are therefore few industries more vital to Canada’s long-term economic success than tourism. But despite the good news, Canada’s share of the international tourism market is declining.

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Video: You asked for this

Posted by Ralph Goodale on October 22, 2012 | No Comments

One of our responsibilities as Members of Parliament is to represent you and all Canadians in Parliament. Last month over 14,000 Canadians like you expressed their views to our Liberal Caucus when they filled our Caucus Wants To Know survey. Now I am proud to report back to you to show you the impact you’ve had on our work in the House of Commons. Have a look at the video of Bob Rae’s private member’s motion today in the House of Commons.

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Conservatives continue to abuse “Omnibus Bills” with new budget legislation

Posted by Ralph Goodale on October 22, 2012 | No Comments

The language used in Parliament can sometimes get pretty obscure. Over the last few weeks, for example, many people have asked: “What is an omnibus bill?” An “omnibus bill” is one that includes several different topics bundled together. Under the Harper regime, the “omnibus” procedure has been pushed to unprecedented extremes, causing massive abuses of power. Conservative omnibus bills since 2006 have averaged well over 300 pages.

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Liberalism is alive and well in Kelowna, BC

Posted on October 19, 2012 | No Comments

Liberalism is alive and well in Kelowna, BC. The UBCO Young Liberals of Canada met with Dr. Bennett to fine-tune original policies to improve engagements and conditions of life for Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. Their ideas will be presented at the LPCBC Policy Conference Nov 24-25. Rebuilding one policy at a time - grassroots politics at its finest.

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