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Determining Pot-Impaired Driving on “Case-by-Case Basis” is Extremely Troubling

Kamloops (October 10, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, today said the Liberal Justice Minister’s claim that marijuana-impaired driving charges will have to be decided “on a case-by-case basis” is extremely troubling. Marijuana is set to become legal in Canada on October 17. It’s clear that Justin Trudeau has rushed ahead to meet ...


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Canada’s Conservatives issue statement on Trans Mountain Expansion

Ottawa (October 3, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Conservative Shadow Minister for Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and Shannon Stubbs, Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources, today released the following statement in response to the government’s announcement regarding the Trans Mountain Expansion: “Today, the Liberals once again failed Canadian workers and their families and many Indigenous communities. Getting the ...


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Proposed Handgun Ban

Kamloops (September 14, 2018): Canada’s Conservatives have always put the safety of families and their children first. We want our kids to grow up on safe streets and we want to ensure that violent criminals don’t have access to firearms. Whenever federal Liberals attempt to curb crime with new gun laws, they always end up ...


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Liberals shut down debate on Trans Mountain

Ottawa (September 7, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops–Thompson–Cariboo, issued the following statement today after the Trudeau Liberals used their Parliament majority to end debate on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. “Today I came to Ottawa to ask the Liberal Government for their plan to build the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Last week’s ruling ...


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Statement on the Trans Mountain Decision

Kamloops (August 30, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops–Thompson–Cariboo, issued the following statement today after the Federal Court of Appeal overturned the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. “I am disappointed and profoundly concerned by the court’s decision this morning. The Federal Court of Appeal found that Justin Trudeau’s government botched ...


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MP Cathy McLeod: End-of-Session Review

Ottawa (June 20, 2018): Parliament has concluded another session and as I reflect back, there were a number of issues in which all parties found common ground. From standing up for Canada when it came to fighting for NAFTA, or supporting five pieces of legislation including in my portfolio Bill C-70 an agreement on Cree ...


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MP McLeod Fights for BC Wildfire Victims

Ottawa (January 29, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, hand delivered the following letter to the Minister of Finance today in Parliament. Her letter is as follows: Dear Minister Morneau: As you aware my riding of Kamloops –Thompson – Cariboo just experience one of the worst wildfire seasons in British ...


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MP McLeod congratulates local organizations approved for funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program

Kamloops (January 17, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, congratulates seven local organizations on their successful application for funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program. The New Horizons for Seniors Program is a federal initiative that supports seniors by providing funding for projects that are led or inspired by seniors. Our constituency’s successful ...


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MP McLeod Releases Survey Results on C-45 “The Cannabis Act”

Kamloops (January 12, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, today released the results of her riding-wide survey on Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act. Her office received 1612 responses from households. To the first question, “Are you in favour of Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act?” 836 were in favour and 761 were against. To ...


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Canada Summer Jobs 2018: Major Changes for Employers

Kamloops (December 19, 2017): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, says that today’s launch of Canada Summer Jobs comes with some major changes to the rules for employers. This year, Service Canada imposed a new requirement for Canada Summer Jobs applicants. Applications are required to sign an “attestation” which informs Service ...


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