The Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Project

BREAKING! The Government of Canada and Irving Shipbuilding have identified the preferred bidder for the design of the Canadian Surface Combatant Ships!! It's Lockheed Martin Canada! The Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project is the largest, most complex procurement ever undertaken by the Government of Canada. The CSCs will form the backbone of Canada's Navy [...]

The Lowest Canadian Unemployment Rate in 40 Years

Did you know that unemployment is at its lowest level in 40 years? Did you know that wages are growing at their fastest rate in close to a decade? Canada's economy is one of the best-performing in the G7, with the lowest net debt-to-GDP ratio! There's a reason we created and implemented a strong [...]

Small Business Week 2018

Downtown Dartmouth is booming! I chatted with Mary Ng, the Minister for Small Business and Export Promotion about the incredible entrepreneurs in downtown Dartmouth. Happy Small Business Week!

Drug Impaired Driving is Illegal

Today’s the day! We have legalized and strictly regulated cannabis in Canada. Our plan will keep cannabis out of the hands of youth and keep profits away from organized crime. Please, please remember that cannabis causes impairment. If you’re consuming cannabis, please don’t drive. See the penalties for driving while impaired in the comments [...]

The New 2018 Instant Rebate program

Want to improve the energy efficiency of your home and save money? Today the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia announced the NEW 2018 Instant Rebate program, which will empower residents across the province to purchase products that improve the energy efficiency of their homes! Sean Fraser, the Parliamentary Secretary to [...]

The New USMCA Protects the Rights of Workers

  The new USMCA protects the rights of workers. It includes a robust labour chapter which aims to raise and improve labour standards and working conditions in all three countries by building on international labour principles and rights. “Unifor called for increased rules of origin and higher wage thresholds in Mexico to rebalance auto [...]

Thanksgiving Weekend 2018

Headed back home to Dartmouth-Cole Harbour tonight, and looking forward to spending the Thanksgiving weekend with my family!