Thank You Voters of the North Okanagan-Shuswap

September 2021 Editorial – Vernon Morning Star I would like to thank the voters of the North Okanagan-Shuswap who entrusted me to continue serving as Member of Parliament. Election campaigns require much work and commitment and I thank the many grassroots volunteers who helped drive our ... Full Article

MP Report August 10, 2021

Setting Priorities – What is top of mind for the Prime Minister may not be top of mind for other Canadians. Wildfires raging across much of BC have triggered a provincial state of emergency and communities of the Okanagan – Shuswap and beyond are living with various levels of alert or ... Full Article

MP Report July 9, 2021

Bill C-10 Status:  Late in the night of June 21st, Bill C-10 moved forward in the legislative process when the Trudeau Liberals took extraordinary steps to gag their MPs from defending freedom of speech and steamrolled the bill forward without proper debate. When the Trudeau government ... Full Article

MP Report June 22,  2021

MP Update  June 22,  2021 Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Documents Canada’s Parliamentary democracy was designed with checks and balances intended to ensure transparency and accountability of the federal government, but the Trudeau government is preventing these essential ... Full Article

MP Report June 14, 2021

Truth and Reconciliation As Canadians learn more about the pain and suffering inflicted by Canada’s residential school system, it is exceedingly clear that reconciliation must be progressed by immediate and sustained action including the implementation of Calls to Action released by the Truth ... Full Article

MP Report- June 4, 2021

The news of the remains of 215 children found in a mass grave at a former residential school in Kamloops is tragic beyond words. I wish to express my deepest sympathies to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc nation and to all the Indigenous communities who are sharing in this trauma. I have reached ... Full Article