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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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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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