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Conservatives Target Liberal Tax Grab as House Resumes Sitting

September 18, 2017

OTTAWA – As the House of Commons resumed sitting today, the Conservative Party took the Liberal government to task for the tax grab it is set to impose on small business owners and farmers. “In Question Period today, the Prime Minister had no answers as to why he is burdening business owners with higher taxes, ...

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Conservatives Call for Competition for New Fighter Jets

September 13, 2017

OTTAWA, ON – Following the U.S. State Department’s notification to congress that the proposed sale of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets to Canada would cost $6.4 billion, James Bezan, Shadow Minister for National Defence and Tony Clement, Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, issued the following statement: “Conservatives support policies that strengthen our national ...

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Hurricane Irma – Consular Assistance

September 12, 2017

The Government of Canada continues to work around the clock to ensure Canadians have the information they need to stay safe and to return home. • Global Affairs Canada is actively reaching out to Canadians‎ through updates to the Hurricane Irma Travel Advisory website, through email and text, and via social media (Twitter and Facebook). ...

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Clement to Hold Liberals to Account for Spending as Part of New Shadow Cabinet

August 30, 2017

OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement will be holding the Liberal government to account over the billions of dollars it spends in his new role in the Conservative Party Shadow Cabinet. Conservative Party Leader, Andrew Scheer, announced his Shadow Cabinet today, naming MP Clement as Shadow Cabinet Minister for Public Services and Procurement. He ...

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Conservatives React to Reports of Spike in Mexican Criminals into Canada

July 6, 2017

OTTAWA – Today, the Hon. Michelle Rempel, Official Opposition Critic for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Hon. Tony Clement, Official Opposition Critic for Public Safety, issued the following statement after new reports revealed that the number of serious criminals entering Canada has increased as a result of the Liberal government’s decision to waive the ...

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$10 Million Payout to Khadr Should go to Victim`s Family, says Clement

July 4, 2017

OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka Member of Parliament and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, issued the following statement today after it was learned that the Trudeau government is poised to offer an apology and a $10-million compensation package to Omar Khadr. Clement issued the following statement: “Omar Khadr admitted that he killed a U.S. Army ...

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Liberals Head into Summer with Record of High Taxes and Broken Promises

June 21, 2017

OTTAWA – As the House of Commons rises for the summer, Parry Sound-Muskoka MP and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, said the Liberal government at mid-mandate has left a trail of reckless spending, broken promises, and ethical breaches that have no end in sight. “The government leaves for the summer with a dismal record ...

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Liberal Law Weakens Security Agencies in Fight Against Terrorism

June 20, 2017

OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka MP and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, said today that the Liberal overhaul of anti-terrorism laws is weakening Canada’s national security agencies and their ability to keep Canadians safe. “Today’s legislation makes it clear that the Liberals do not take public safety seriously. In the days after horrific terror attacks ...

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Clement Votes Against Liberal Pot Law, Citing Too Many Gaps in Bill

June 8, 2017

Clement Votes Against Liberal Pot Law, Citing Too Many Gaps in Bill June 8, 2017 OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka MP, Tony Clement, voted against the Liberals` marijuana law today at second reading, saying there are many outstanding questions, most importantly how youth will be protected and drug-impaired driving adequately addressed. “How the Liberals will manage ...

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Conservatives Stand Ready to Challenge Liberals on New Gun Legislation, says Clement

June 7, 2017

OTTAWA – Parry Sound Muskoka MP and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, said law-abiding gun owners need to be alerted after the Liberal government announced today that it will introduce “An Act to amend the Ending the Long-gun Registry Act”. “The government has given notice it will introduce this Bill, but we have been ...

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