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More information on Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act

Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act: Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts (short title: Cannabis Act), was introduced in the House of Commons by the Minister of Justice on 13 April 2017. Among other things, the bill: permits some cannabis-related activities ...


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Liberals and NDP Vote Down Common Sense Opioid Legislation: MP McLeod

Ottawa (September 28, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, is extremely disappointed that Liberal and NDP Members of Parliament voted down common sense legislation that would have helped fight BCs tragic opioid crisis. Bill C-338, which was introduced by Bob Saroya and seconded by Cathy McLeod, would have created stronger penalties for those who ...


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MP McLeod: Have Your Say on NAFTA!

Kamloops (August 10, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, said today that with NAFTA negotiations set to begin on August 16th, constituents still have an opportunity to share their views. On May 18th the United States stated its intention to initiate negotiations with Canada and Mexico. The Canadian government is currently taking a ...


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Winners of MP Youth Awards Announced

Kamloops (July 4, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo was pleased to present the MP Youth Awards for 2017 on Canada Day. “The MP Youth Awards recognize outstanding young volunteers in our community,” MP McLeod said. “This year, I had the honour to present awards to Risa Murdoch and Sara Kate Smith.” Risa Murdoch ...


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Half-Way through their Mandate, MP McLeod Criticizes “Poor Leadership” of Liberal Government

Ottawa (June 23, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, says the Liberal government’s agenda is out-of-touch and failing to prioritize hard-working Canadians. “Looking back on this session of Parliament,” McLeod said “the failings of this government include an unprecedented number of investigations into the Prime Minister’s unethical behavior; the ...


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First Nations activist wins important court victory for financial transparency

Ottawa (June 16, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Official Opposition Critic for Indigenous Affairs and Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, today congratulated Charmaine Stick for her victory in the fight for First Nations financial transparency. Yesterday, the Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan ruled that Ms. Stick’s band, Onion Cree Lake Nation in Saskatchewan, has 30 days to comply with ...


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MP McLeod Appeals for Funding For The Resource Restoration Program

Ottawa (June 9, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, is appealing to the government to reinstate funding for the Resource Restoration Program. On May 26th, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) quietly announced they would phase out the Resource Restoration Unit over the next three years, along with two ...


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MP McLeod Supports Private Member’s Bill to Help Fight Opioid Crisis

Ottawa (May 11, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, seconded a Private Member’s Bill this week which will serve as an important measure in the fight against the opioid crisis. Bill C-338, introduced by Bob Saroya, will increase sentences for offences related to the importing and exporting of controlled ...


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MP McLeod Challenges Legalized Marijuana Legislation

Ottawa (April 13, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, today challenged the Liberals legislation that will legalize marijuana. “This legislation won’t keep pot out of the hands of kids, it is a promise to pot smokers and not parents,” said McLeod. “Unlike the Liberals, the Conservative Party of Canada ...


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MP McLeod Welcomes Applications for the Cariboo Youth Advisory Board

Kamloops (March 17, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, is starting a non-partisan youth advisory board that will welcome young people from across the Cariboo to have a voice on federal issues. “The Cariboo Youth Advisory Board will give participants between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four the opportunity to ...


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