Canadians have been blessed with ample natural resources.
Resources like the oil sands, mines and the forestry sector contribute tens of thousands of good jobs and help pay for the essential government services that Canadians depend on.
That’s why it’s with increasing frustration that Canadians watch these important projects disappear because of red tape and obstructionism.
We need a regulatory system, that ensures essential environmental reviews and consultations take place, but doesn’t drive away investment or make building things here in Canada impossible.
Please watch the video below where my colleague MP Pierre Poilievre talks with Dale Swampy, president of the National Coalition of Chiefs (NCC) about how these important projects can help end poverty in First Nation communities and help further the important goal of reconciliation.
We need a three-digit national suicide prevention hotline
Suicide takes the lives of hundreds of Canadians every year. This is a huge problem and we need to act.
Creating a national suicide prevention hotline is a common sense solution to this serious problem.
It’s something we Conservatives have been calling for and it needs to be a national priority.
This may be the very last Victoria Day long weekend
By CANDICE MALCOLM
True North News
I hope readers of this column enjoy the upcoming Victoria Day long weekend. After 15 gruelling months of complying with ever-changing public health orders, half-baked shelter-in-place guidelines and a failed COVID-19 strategy from our clueless politicians, Lord knows we all need the holiday.
Aside from all that, this may be the very last Victoria Day long weekend.
If the Woke left has its way, it will continue on its destructive trajectory of erasing our history, tearing down our institutions and cancelling anything or anyone that doesn’t meet its evolving dictates.
Surely, Queen Victoria will not stand the test of time — according to the totalitarian standards of our progressive betters, that is.
(Read the full column online at the link below)
Are you concerned about the Liberals’ plan to censor the internet?
If you have not yet had the chance to sign this important petition please do so. I’ll be writing to the prime minister and the minister of Canadian heritage in the next e-newsletter demanding they shutter this bill on your behalf.
In the news
— O’Toole closes gap with Trudeau amid discontent among centrist voters. Link
— Justin Trudeau takes a knee to the ‘nation’ of Quebec. Link
— B.C. First Nation at odds with anti-logging protesters. Link
— The U.S.A. is a country divided. Link
— Iran intentionally shot down Flight PS752 in ‘an act of terrorism,’ Ontario court rules. Link
— Rapid testing’s slow rollout just another tragic pandemic failure. Link
— Media reports on Israel rife with thousands of errors. Link
— Muslim world must recognize its hypocrisy over Israel. Link
— Dismissing anti-lockdown protesters as racists is just virtue signalling. Link
— Toronto school launches Charter challenge arguing public health order to close schools breaches freedom of religion. Link
—Chris Rock Is Right: Cancel Culture Is Unfair To Audiences. Link
— Seven scientists at top virus lab in Canada collaborated with China. Link
— Colonial pipeline attack shows Canada must get serious about cybersecurity. Link
— Queen Victoria’s name could be stripped from Toronto school looking to rebrand. Link
— New details: Wuhan lab staff taken to hospital a month before China first reported COVID-19. Link
— Liberals sneak in amendment allowing media to double-dip into taxpayer funds. Link
— What is Bill C-10 and why are the Liberals planning to regulate the internet? Link
You said it
— “It perplexes me how Trudeau can get away with continual violations of the ethics code.” — Cheryl M.
— “Not only (are) tougher (ethics) laws (needed), but much stronger penalties too if convicted. Right now a $500 fine is laughable. Not a deterrent at all!” — Lyle O.
— “The Trudeau Liberal government made several unethical decisions, therefore I can’t understand why the NDP support it.” — Mary P.
Last week’s straw poll results
In my last e-newsletter, I asked if people think Canada needs stronger ethic laws in the aftermath of the Liberals’ WE Charity scandal.
The results were unanimous, everyone supported the need for stronger ethic laws.
A big thanks to everyone who took part.
Have your say
In light of the Liberals covering-up high profile sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces do you think the Liberal Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan should resign?
I’ll post the results in next week’s e-newsletter.
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