Monthly Archives: January 2016

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MP Report: Energy East Pipeline

Dear Friends, Yesterday in the House of Commons, the Conservative Party used its opposition day to force a debate on the following Motion: a) recognize the importance of the energy sector to the Canadian economy and support its development in an environmentally sustainable way; b) agree that pipelines are the safest way to transport oil; c) acknowledge the desire for the Energy East pipeline expressed by the provincial governments of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and New Brunswick; and d) express its support for the Energy East pipeline currently under consideration. (Background: TransCanada’s “Energy East” project would create a pipeline from [...]

January 29th, 2016|

MP Report: Fighting ISIL

Dear friends, The threat of ISIL is very real and affects us all. ISIL indiscriminately targets women, religious minorities including Christians, and uses online videos of mass executions as a recruiting tool. Just two months ago in Paris, ISIL militants killed 130 people and injured 360 others. Last month in San Bernardino California, ISIL agents killed 14 and seriously injured 22 others. Earlier this week, 25 persons including 6 Canadian humanitarian workers were killed when ISIL terrorists opened fire in Burkina Faso. Since the Paris attacks in November 2015 France, Great Britain, the United States, Australia, Turkey, Russia and [...]

January 22nd, 2016|