Statement from Tony Clement on the passing of Jim Flaherty

April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014   It was with profound sadness that I learned of my friend Jim Flaherty’s death.   My friendship with Jim has spanned almost 25 years, beginning with our PC grassroots work in Ontario. In 1995, we were candidates and sat together in the Ontario Legislature. For a time, we were even rivals […]


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Historic Legislation to Create a Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014   OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement said introduction today of legislation to create a Canadian Victims Bill of Rights will transform the criminal justice system by creating, at the federal level, clear rights for victims of crime – a first in Canadian history. “Our Government wants victims of crime across […]


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Minister Clement talks about public servants’ health benefits deal on PowerPlay (CTV)

March 27, 2014

Please go to the Video Gallery to watch Minister Clement’s interviews and scrum on the announcement of an agreement reached on benefits for federal public servants.


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John Ivison: Top civil servants on radar for cuts to help balance federal budget (National Post)

March 27, 2014

OTTAWA — The mandarins who run Canada’s public service may be next in line to see their pay and benefits come under scrutiny as the Conservative government moves to balance the federal budget. Treasury Board President Tony Clement said a committee examining compensation for the 7,000 people in the upper ranks of the bureaucracy has […]


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Tony Clement fires back at PBO study: Skills shortage seen in regional conditions (Financial Post)

March 27, 2014

OTTAWA — The federal government’s No. 1 number cruncher says there is no question that employment data support Ottawa’s argument that Canada is suffering from a shortage of skilled workers. Treasury Board president Tony Clement, responding to a study by the Parliamentary Budget Office, said Wednesday the public-spending watchdog viewed the labour market mainly from […]


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