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Recognizing World War II Veterans In The Region

A recognition ceremony was held in both Nipissing and Timiskaming regions. The recognition ceremonies were part of the government’s initiative to celebrate WWII Veterans on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War. The event gave Veterans and their families the opportunity to share their priorities and concerns directly with …

Funding for Innovation and Robotics Competition

The three-day event will attract more than 1000 competitors and their families, as well as teachers and mentors to the region. Teams will showcase their robotic devices and compete in a series of events for a chance to win scholarships and the opportunity to participate in the FIRST World Robotics Championships held in St. Louis, …

$1.35 million Telecommunications Infrastructure and E-Commerce Business Development Funding

“My constituents tell me access to broadband is a priority for them,”. “I am very pleased that our federal government has taken these concerns seriously and prioritized investment in the expansion of our telecommunications infrastructure. This investment is imperative for growth and development in today’s business world.”  The first project of $880,000 will see broadband infrastructure …

October Blog

Beautiful Nipissing-Timiskaming boasts countless lakes, robust forests, vibrant communities, and thousands of acres of bountiful farm land. In fact, our region has a sizeable agricultural economy. Some of our main products are dairy, cash crops like canola and oats, and beef farmers. Agriculture was one of the founding industries of Canada and our hard working …

September Blog

The summer months are always busy and this year was no exception. Voyageur Days was another rousing success, Powasson enjoyed another fantastic Farmer’s Market Appreciation Day, and Canada Day festivities were loud and proud throughout the region. I was also glad to announce additional federal support for our airports, dams, roads, and seniors’ homes. The …

August Blog

This year’s Canada Day marked the 146th birthday of our great country. I was very pleased to partake in many great Canada Day events throughout the riding as I enjoyed sharing the day with constituents. It is great to be back in my riding for the summer months. After a very productive and demanding session …