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Member of Parliament Shannon Stubbs, comments on the impact of the American Election on Carbon Tax

July 6, 2017

Lakeland, AB- Today the Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Natural Resources, Shannon Stubbs, MP for Lakeland, commented on the impacts of the American election results on Canada, and the Liberals’ plan to impose a federal, unilateral, Ottawa-knows-best carbon tax on every person and community across the country. “Americans have elected a President who will support ...


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Liberal Plan to Relocate Vegreville Case Processing Centre Will Devastate Community

July 6, 2017

Ottawa- Today, employees at the Vegreville Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Case Processing Centre were told the Liberals plan to shut it down and relocate it to a Crown owned property in downtown Edmonton. There are 280 employees at CPC Vegreville, a quarter of the student population are children of those employees and this decision may ...


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Canadians cannot afford another tax!

October 5, 2016

This week, the Liberal government announced their plan for a federal carbon tax that will force all Canadian jurisdictions to impose this job-killing and price-hiking tax on all Canadians, despite having previously committed to working collaboratively with provinces and territories. In fact, at the time of the Prime Minister’s announcement, environment ministers were meeting in ...


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Conservatives Demand Immediate Action on Energy East

September 20, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Conservative Members of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, Mark Strahl, Critic for Natural Resources, John Barlow, MP for Foothills, and Shannon Stubbs, MP for Lakeland, are calling on the Minister of Natural Resources to stand up for energy workers and immediately restart the pipeline review process for the proposed Energy East ...


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ENERGY EAST DECISION MUST BE GUIDED BY FACTS, NOT PROTESTS

August 31, 2016

TWO HILLS, AB – Today, Shannon Stubbs, Member of Parliament for Lakeland and Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Natural Resources urged the federal Liberal government to ensure that regulatory decisions are made by experts and based on evidence and facts. On Monday, August 29, National Energy Board hearings on the proposed Energy East pipeline were ...


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Opinion Editorial: The Importance of Energy East in New Brunswick

April 22, 2016

In my role of Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Natural Resources, I have been travelling across the country meeting with natural resources stakeholders on a wide range of issues from forestry and forest products, mineral exploration and mining, to LNG development and the critical need for energy infrastructure to get Canadian energy to new markets. ...


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Opinion Editorial: Energy development in Nova Scotia

April 20, 2016

My family history is common among fellow life-long Albertans whose parents left other regions of Canada to find new opportunities in Wild Rose country. My parents moved to Alberta in the early 1970s; my mother from Newfoundland, and my father from Nova Scotia. Today, my relatives live in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, and ...


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Lakeland M.P. Denounces the Exclusion of Bruderheim from EI Benefits Extension

March 31, 2016

TWO HILLS, Alberta – Last week, the Liberal government introduced their 2016 Budget, including temporary, targeted changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) system intended to help hard-hit regions of the country experiencing high unemployment. While this measure is a temporary fix and is not a concrete plan to create jobs and to grow the economy, ...


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Liberal Budget is a “Nightmare Scenario” for Taxpayers

March 22, 2016

As Canada’s Official Opposition we will fight to keep your money in your pocket at every turn. This budget is a nightmare scenario for taxpayers who will be forced to pick up the tab for today’s Liberal spending spree. The budget puts taxpayers on the hook for out of control Liberal spending that will lead ...


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Minister Carr Leaves More Questions than Answers at Natural Resources Committee

February 23, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Yesterday, Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources to answer questions about his mandate and actions he and his government have taken to date. On January 27th, Minister Carr announced interim measures complicating and extending the approval of essential energy infrastructure. The ...


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