From The Hill

Federal Government Announces Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

parliamentRecently, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $150 million for the new Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, which will provide significant support for existing community and cultural infrastructure across the country as a way to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.

This program, announced as part of the 2015 budget of the Federal Government, will provide support for the renovation, expansion, and rehabilitation of existing infrastructure that provides community and cultural benefits for the public.

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New Democrats Nominate David Mclaren in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound

ndp2015nomLast week New Democrats in the federal riding of Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound packed a meeting room in Owen Sound and nominated David McLaren to be their candidate in the upcoming election.

David has demonstrated a clear understanding of the issues facing the people in his riding and is an excellent addition to our team as we fight to replace Stephen Harper’s Conservatives,” said NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.

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MP Larry Miller Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Parliamentary Secretary Parm Gill

parliamentEarlier this month Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, hosted a roundtable discussion on the New Veteran’s Charter with Parm Gill, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, and representatives from local Legions in the riding of Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound.

The focus of the meeting was centred on the New Veteran’s Charter and gave local Legion representatives an opportunity to discuss ways in which the Government can support Canadian Veterans.

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