Chris Lewis MP - Essex
“How are the next generations going to be able to start a family, have a car and afford a house? What could have been done differently in this budget to look to the future?” I asked this question to MP Ziad Aboultaif yesterday during debate in the House.
Today I joined the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology in their study of “Economic Recovery from COVID-19.” Watch the clip for more details on Harper’s negotiations in 2010 and on the expected impact of Line 5’s closure.
The governor of Michigan has issued a notice ordering Enbridge Inc. to shut down Line 5 by May 12, after terminating the easement for the pipeline. Enbridge Line 5 has indicated it will operate Line 5 legally unless ordered to do so by a court order.
Last month, the job numbers are a massive letdown for more than 200,000 Canadians who lost their jobs as a result of the NDP’s support for Justin Trudeau and the Liberal agenda. Retail (-84,000); accommodation and food services (-59,000); and information, culture and recreation (-26,000).
Thank you to the over 12,000 travel agents across Canada. You have been some of the hardest hit businesses in our country. I think I speak for all of us when I say that I cannot wait to get traveling again. We need the government to stick up for you!
Talking with Unions: Millwright Local 1244 | May 4, 2021
I am always willing to meet with unions that represent those in the skilled trades in my riding. Today Chris Sutton was extremely helpful in explaining current challenges to the members of Millwright Local 1244.
Today I tabled a petition signed by local business owners and their workers calling for clarity and certainty at the Canada-US border. Contracts and well-paying jobs are being lost due to the Liberal Government’s inaction.
Travel Advisors have not qualified for any of the Liberal’s supposed “one size fits all” business support programs. As Judy put it, “How much longer can we hang on with no revenue from our businesses and no sector specific aid from our government?”
One witness was dismissive of my Covid-related questions, saying “if you can find [four people who skipped quarantine for the fine] I would be amazed.” So far CTV is reporting over 400… I look forward to considering the testimony of all the witnesses
What Conservatives Accomplished over Last Week | Apr 27, 2021
Kept Liberals accountable for failure to secure vaccines, pushed back against defecit spending in the 2021 budget, called for a securing of our borders with the new Indian variant and passed Conservative Kevin Waugh’s Bill C-218.
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