April 2020 News

Supporting Small Business | Apr 28, 2020

The Liberal government has made it impossible for small, local businesses to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conservatives Propose Solutions to Help Small Businesses | Apr 26, 2020

• Remove the requirement to have a business account to qualify for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)

• Expand the eligibility criteria for the CEBA to include revenue decline, so more small businesses qualify for the $40,000.

Conservatives Call for Program that Benefits Youth & Agriculture Sector | Apr 25, 2020

The Conservative Party of Canada – Parti conservateur du Canada is calling for a new program to match youth with work opportunities in Canadian agriculture and Agri-food.

Thank You to Our Public Servants | Apr 24, 2020

To the public servants working hard each and every day to make sure that Canadians get the help they urgently need – we say, thank you.

Physical Distancing is Working in Ontario | Apr 21, 2020

Physical distancing in Ontario is working.

Let’s keep up our efforts until the crisis has passed. Hang in their folks.

Support Nova Scotia | Apr 20, 2020

Thinking about those affected in Nova Scotia tonight.

Will the Government Listen to Our Ideas to Benefit Canadians | Apr 19, 2020

“We are optimistic that the government will listen to the ideas that we are putting forward to the benefit of all Canadians… That will be a truly Team Canada approach.” ~ Andrew Scheer | Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition.

Now More Than Ever, Parliament is an Essential Service | Apr 19, 2020

As Conservatives who care for the Canadians people, we truly believe that the government should recognize Parliament is an essential service so that we can continue to help Canadians through the pandemic.

It is Time for Parliament to Get Back to Work | Apr 18, 2020

There are continuing stories of people who are falling through the cracks. That’s why, Parliament must get back to work.

Paramedics Tips to Stay Safe When Calling 911 | Apr 17, 2020

See helpful tips from Essex-Windsor EMS to learn how you can stay safe from COVID-19 when calling 911!

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Conservatives Succeed in Increasing CEWS | Apr 16, 2020

Conservatives’ efforts have paid off as the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy is increased from 10% to 75% in order to better support small businesses and their employees!

Importance of In-Person Parliamentary Sittings | Apr 16, 2020

With in-person parliamentary sittings the opposition has been able to debate, discuss, question, and improve the government’s COVID-19 legislation. These sittings must continue to deliver proper support to all Canadians.

Canadian Federation of Agriculture Virtual Press Conference | Apr 16, 2020

Domestic food supply needs to be the biggest government priority, following healthcare, in the fight against COVID-19.

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Windsor-Essex Counselling Support Line | Apr 15, 2020

For those who are feeling overwhelmed with everything going on, call the Windsor-Essex Counselling Support Line.

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Dairy Farmers Need COVID-19 Support | Apr 15, 2020

Conservatives will continue to support our supply-managed sectors, and push for more supports for dairy farmers who are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Thank You Postal Workers and Parcel Delivery Drivers | Apr 14, 2020

Thank you to all the Postal Workers and parcel Delivery Drivers who continue to ensure Canadians receive the essentials during these difficult times.

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Christ is Risen | Apr 12, 2020

We may be physically apart, but together we rejoice!

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Canada Summer Jobs Update | Apr 11, 2020

Program changes include wage subsidy increase to 100%, extending employment end date to Feb 28, 2021, businesses can adapt their projects to support essential services, and employers can hire part-time staff!

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Pandemic Easter | Apr 10, 2020

Celebrations will look different this year, but we are in this together.

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Remember Vimy Ridge | Apr 9, 2020

Honouring the breavery and sacrifice of Canadians at the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Lest we forget.

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Working With Municipal, Provincial and Federal Officials | Apr 8, 2020

I continue to work on many aspects with all municipal, provincial and federal elected officials for the people of Essex and Windsor.

It’s a busy time for all of us. Thank you for your patience.

World Health Day | Apr 7, 2020

I would like to thank all of our healthcare & emergency services who are continuing to work very hard during the COVID-19 outbreak.

I am thinking about you and please stay safe!

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National Caregiver Day | Apr 7, 2020

On this National Caregiver Day, we recognize the friends, family members, and front line healthcare workers who serve as caregivers. Your support, dedication, and sacrifice is valued and appreciated.

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Apply for CERB | Apr 7, 2020

Anyone can apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays!

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Energy Workers Need Support | Apr 5, 2020

The Conservatives have called for immediate action to support energy workers in Canada, many of whom are struggling severely from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit | Apr 3, 2020

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) offers Canadians $2,000/month for up to 4 months!

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Thank You Essex County Farmers | Apr 2, 2020

Canadian farmers are working hard to feed our families. The Liberal government must support farmers and exempt farm fuels from the Carbon Tax.

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World Autism Awareness Day | Apr 2, 2020

Today is World Autism Awareness Day.

Wear something blue to show support for our friends with autism!

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Donate Blood | Apr 2, 2020

The need for blood continues.

Please consider donating blood at your local blood drive.

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Donate to Local Food Banks | Apr 1, 2020

If you are in a position, monetary donations and donations of food are needed at our local food banks!

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Thank You Truck Drivers | Apr 1, 2020

Thank you to all of the truck drivers working hard day and night to get essential products to market!

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