May 2020 News
When this COVID-19 crisis hit and there were shortages in the necessary equipment, you, immediately, stepped up to fill that gap. You “partnered with experts in our community to create a safe product that protects skin from the harshness of disinfectants.” Your first batches of hand sanitizer were donated to our frontline workers and you continue to produce hand sanitizer for those at risk and the community.
An Inspiration Flight & Tribute flyover across Windsor Essex in honour of frontline and essential workers and to commemorate the life of Captain Jenn Casey of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will be hosted by the Canadian Historical Aircraft Association, in partnership with the Windsor Flying Club and Journey Air, takes place on Thursday, May 21, 2020.
Right now, young Canadians are facing serious challenges finding work. Many youth are counting on summer jobs to fund their tuition, pay for their food or rent but could be seeing job opportunities hindered because of the impacts of COVID-19.
While the COVID-19 pandemic will limit employment opportunities for students, it presents an opportunity for students and youth to mobilize and take part in national service activities that can provide valuable labour market and skills development experiences, while giving back to their local communities.
The Hon. Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, and the Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner, Conservative Shadow Minister for Industry and Economic Development, today responded to the government’s Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEAFF) announcement.
75th Anniversary of VE Day | May 8, 2020
Thank you for your sacrifice.
Today is the 75th anniversary of VE Day, or Victory in Europe Day, and commemorates the end of the Second World War in Europe. More than 1,000,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders served, and more than 45,000 gave their lives. Canada Remembers – CAF.
Canada’s food supply chains depend on our farmers and producers. Conservatives understand how hard our agriculture sector has been hit by the current pandemic. Food production needs to be our government’s second highest priority after health care.
International Firefighter’s Day | May 4, 2020
Firefighters around the world risk their lives on a daily basis to protect lives, property, and the environment. It’s one of the most dangerous jobs out there, and we’d all be a lot worse off without these courageous First Responders.
To my local Firefighters, thank you for your bravery and dedication!
Conservative MPs on the House industry committee pressed Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau to introduce additional measures to support Canada’s hog, cattle and poultry producers, who have been financially hurting from the COVID-19 pandemic.