June 2021 News
Canada Helps Project | June 29, 2021
The Great Canadian Giving Challenge concludes tomorrow for Bryerswood Youth Camp Optimist Club and Gesstwood Camp. They need help to win the $20,000 draw. Every dollar donated at Bryerswood or Gesstwood gives them another chance to win.
The PBO has found that the actual cost of the buyback will be approximately $756 – three times higher than the Liberal government’s original estimate. This figure does not include the cost to administer the Liberal government’s firearms buyback program.
Visiting the Grove Brew House | June 28, 2021
Always good to connect with local small business. Thank you to The Grove Brew House for taking time out this morning to show me your business.
Participating in June 27th Miracle Day | June 27, 2021
I was proud to participate in the Windsor-Essex June 27th Miracle Day! Thank you to all of the volunteers across the region who went out of their way to help so many others today.
The passage of my colleagues Kevin Waugh, MP Private Member’s Bill is a victory. For too long, black market bookmakers and offshore websites have had a monopoly on single-event betting. It’s time that Canadians take back this massive market.
House of Commons Session Ended: Time to Get Back Out! | June 24, 2021
This session of Parliament is coming to an end for the summer. With restrictions lifting, I hope to be able to get out more to talk to all of you directly. Today is Throwback Thursday. I thought I would start a series of posts to reflect on previous events and memories!
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I had a very special visitor to my office today – Elise Harding Davis. Elise possesses a wealth of knowledge of the history of the early refugees fleeing slavery in the US and can trace her own ancestry in Essex County back seven generations.
The petitioners’ concerns relate not to the intent of Bill C-6, which they strongly support, but rather to the chilling effect the broad definition contained in Bill C-6 may have on counsel from parents and teachers, as well as professionals and religious counselling that is voluntary and with full consent.
Support Windsor Life Centre’s Walkathon | June 15, 2021
In honour of Chris Lewis MPs’ birthday, he would invite you to join in supporting the Windsor Life Centre’s Annual Fundraising Walk-A-Thon. WLC provides a safe haven, counselling, nutrition, education, treatment support and more for women recovering from addiction and trauma. Click here to Learn More
Happy Birthday Chris Lewis MP! | June 15, 2021
Happy Birthday to our Member of Parliament for Essex: Chris Lewis. We are delighted to mark this special day with you. You have been an inspiration to us and future generations. Our democracy is now better because of your skills and leadership. Congrats and have a wonderful birthday celebration! Happy Birthday!!
“The report released by Statistics Canada points to the fact that the loss of sales was felt in over half of Canadian manufacturing industries. This is Justin Trudeau’s record on the economy – job losses and declining businesses.
This report outlines in detail how Justin Trudeau gave a half-billion-dollar contract to the WE Charity, an organization run by well-connected Liberals, who paid Justin Trudeau’s family members over half a million dollars in fees and expenses.
I joined Aidan to talk about conservative views, my career, and current issues affecting Canadians. Check out the Conservative Roundup podcast to hear some great interviews with some great Conservatives. My Interview will be released later this month
Thank you for those who have reached out to my office to express their concerns about Bill C-10. The Liberals with the help of the Bloc Quebecois voted Monday to time allocate a parliamentary committee’s study of Bill C-10. This tactic has only been used three times in Canadian history.
Yesterday, Canada’s Conservatives demanded that Justin Trudeau take immediate action to address the housing crisis in Canada. Conservatives are asking for common sense solutions to address the housing crisis. This includes:
Liberals Almost Shutdown C-10’s Debate | June 4, 2021
Today, the Liberals tried to shut down debate on C-10. Conservatives pushed back hard and succeeded in stalling this move. Call or email the Minister responsible for this attack.
This extreme tactic has only been used three times in history – with no government having used this tactic for over 20 years. Shutting down debate on a bill widely condemned for its attacks on freedom of speech sets a very dangerous precedent.
So many mothers have lost their jobs during the pandemic. Those still working have reduced hours and may not qualify. New mothers and pregnant woman currently receiving EI benefits may be forced back to work within weeks of giving birth.
The news of the remains of 215 children found in a mass grave at a former residential school in Kamloops has shaken our nation. Today, on Parliament Hill, I paid my respects at the Centennial Flame memorial. I did so on behalf of my family and the people of Essex.