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Corporate Welfare and Backdoor Deals

February 14, 2018

I am 100% against corporate welfare. You know, these subsidies and loans granted by the government to companies... I think it's a waste of money. We should cut taxes for all businesses, instead of aiding some...

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Stop the OPEC of Maple Syrup

February 05, 2018

Let me tell you about something crazy that is going on. Do you know about the Quebec Federation of Maple Syrup Producers? It operates similarly to the old Canadian Wheat Board but for maple syrup....

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Bernier Private Bill Would Bring More Transparency to Government Assistance to Business

February 05, 2018

Ottawa, February 5, 2018 – The Conservative MP for Beauce, Maxime Bernier, today tabled a private member’s bill that would force the federal government to provide more information regarding the financial assistance it gives...

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The benefits of business tax cuts

January 18, 2018

Apple will build a second campus and hire 20,000 workers in a $350 billion pledge. Apple’s announcement is another spectacular example of the benefits of business tax cuts. This is in addition to Walmart, which announced last week that it will increase the...

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Subsidies are bad economics

September 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Commerce decision to impose a 220% levy on Bombardier's C Series planes is very bad news for the Canadian industry and workers. But Ottawa is responsible for giving Boeing ammunitions against Bombardier. The liberal government should never...

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Interprovincial barriers make us poorer

September 20, 2017

According to a new Statistics Canada study, trade between provinces corresponds to level that would be expected if 6.9% tariff were imposed. This is largely due to the existence of regulatory barriers that prevent Canadians from buying, selling and...

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To my friends at Conservative Futures

September 18, 2017

We need more people and organizations defending the value of freedom in Canada and I very much support Conservative Futures efforts to do so within the larger conservative movement.I would like today to briefly discuss three ideas with you: freedom, tenacity...

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CFTA Deal Is Pathetic, Says Bernier

April 08, 2017

Maxime Bernier is only candidate who can bring real free trade to Canada. OTTAWA – For Maxime Bernier, the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) to be signed today in Toronto is a far cry from what Canadians should expect, 150 years...

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Canadian Firearms laws are broken, and I want to fix them

February 13, 2017

Canadian Firearms laws are broken, and I want to fix them. At the whim of a bureaucrat, firearms are assigned new classifications. Legally purchased firearms are being made illegal, even though no laws have changed. This needs to stop. The firearms...

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Two Threats to Freedom of Speech: M-103 and C-16

February 12, 2017

Although they were presented by their supporters as measures to protect minorities from discrimination, a motion and a bill being debated in Parliament could seriously threaten free speech in our country. Having received many requests to clarify my position on these...

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