Tagged with: Kerry Diotte

June 11, 2017 | No Comments

Pleased to participate in the UK Election Assessment mission

I had a truly amazing experience travelling to London and Manchester UK to be part of a Commonwealth UK election assessment observer team along with my MP colleague Matt Jeneroux and more than 30 other Commonwealth parliamentarians and officials.

Our preliminary report on the June 8 election is online now and a final report will be out in the coming weeks.

Thanks to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK for the training and for being great hosts.


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May 31, 2017 | No Comments

It’s Tourism Week!

To mark this week, I was pleased to highlight Edmonton – Festival City! 

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May 23, 2017 | No Comments

There’s still time to apply

Do you want an exciting summer job? An opportunity to exercise your creative muscles?

Position Title: Creative summer intern
Language Requirements: English, other languages considered an asset
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Essential Qualifications
• Good skills at photography and videography
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, outgoing personality
• Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends to attend events with the Member of Parliament
• Effective interpersonal skills, good judgment, discretion, initiative, professionalism and team spirit

General Responsibility
The office of Kerry Diotte, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Griesbach, is looking for a summer intern to help develop and carry out creative projects and to also assist in the day-to-day tasks of a political office.  This paid internship is a unique opportunity to learn about politics and develop your creative skills.   

Interested candidates may apply before May 26, 2017 by sending their resume and creative work sample to Sally Harris at Kerry.Diotte@parl.gc.ca. Creative work could include writing samples, photos or videos etc.

Please feel free to forward this opportunity to interested individuals.

All applications will be held in confidence and only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.


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May 19, 2017 | No Comments

Hope you have a wonderful long weekend!

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May 18, 2017 | No Comments

Today we commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Crimean Tatar deportation

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Crimean Tatar Deportation.

The same evil ideology is at play in both the Soviet regime’s brutal deportation of an entire nation, and in Vladimir Putin’s unending war against Ukraine.

This Liberal government must do more to stop Liberal aggression.

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May 18, 2017 | No Comments

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Crimean Tatar deportation

On May 18, 1944, the Soviet secret police forces dragged thousands of Crimean Tatars from their homes, packed them into cattle cars, and deported this entire nation to a remote corner of Central Asia.

Today is the 73rd anniversary of this brutal crime, an attempt to wipe a small nation from the face of the Earth. Last year, the House debated my bill which would have recognized this atrocity as genocide, but the Liberal government shamefully ordered Liberal MPs to vote against it in an attempt to appease Russia. The Liberals’ efforts to please Vladimir Putin were repaid with a smear campaign against their foreign minister, showing the futility of this approach.

Today, the Crimean Tatars face renewed peril at the hands of Vladimir Putin’s illegal occupation of Crimea. They are denied freedom of speech, the freedom to practice their faith, and are subject to harassment, assault and kidnappings simply because of their nationality.

The same evil ideology is at play in both the Soviet regime’s brutal deportation of an entire nation, and in Vladimir Putin’s unending war against Ukraine.

Canada has always been a friend to Ukraine, and today’s anniversary is a reminder of why we stand with Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars to defend our values against the brutality of regimes like that of Vladimir Putin.

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May 14, 2017 | No Comments

Happy Mother’s Day

We are all grateful to the mothers and mother figures who selflessly love, support and sacrifice.

Our communities and personal lives are all tremendously enriched by these great women. I hope you join me today in expressing your gratitude.

On this special day, I wish every mother a…

Happy Mother’s Day!

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May 12, 2017 | 18 Comments

Tell me your views on supervised injection sites

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May 3, 2017 | No Comments

Did you know that Canada has the highest rate of MS in the world?

May is multiple sclerosis (MS) awareness month.

MS is an unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system.

This week, I was honoured to be the Conservative champion for the MS Society.

And today my colleagues and I wore carnations to show solidarity with the entire MS community.

Visit the MS Society’s website to learn more about MS and the important work they do to help all those who #LiveWithMS. https://mssociety.ca

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April 25, 2017 | No Comments

Did you know it’s National Volunteer Week?

I’m so grateful to the many volunteers who’ve helped me on my federal and municipal campaigns. And to the dedicated volunteers who continue to help ensure that I stay connected with residents of Edmonton Griesbach.

Having the opportunity to attend a lot of local community events, I also know Edmonton Griesbach is enriched by the tremendous contributions of community-minded volunteers.

This National Volunteer Week, I’d like to thank all those whose hard work makes our community a great place to live, work and play! Happy National Volunteer Week!

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