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Federal Budget 2017

Ottawa – These are the “Coles Notes” for the 2017 Federal Budget. BC and in particular Vancouver, is looking for help with Housing, the Homeless and Transportation. The Federal Liberals projects a deficit of $15.8B by 2021/22. To be fair,…


Federal Conservatives Will Pick New Leader in 2017

Ottawa (CP) – The Conservative party will choose its next leader on May 27, 2017. The party says the date allows for a time frame that will provide an exciting and competitive race and a fair and open contest for…


MP’s Strahl and Fast Appointed To Shadow Cabinet

Chilliwack/Abbotsford – The Hon. Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and Interim Leader of the Conservative Party, announced the Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet. With the announcement, MP for Chilliwack-Hope  Mark Strahl was named Critic for Fisheries, Oceans and the…




The Fraser Valley List Of Federal Candidates

Abbotsford/Mission/Chilliwack/Hope/Kent – The writ has been dropped and the Federal Parties are in the long running for the October 19 Federal Count. Chilliwack-Hope has been tweaked somewhat in its boundaries. Incumbent MP is Mark Strahl – Conservatives Louis DeJagger –…


Last Weekend Of Campaign – 3 Main Leaders In The ‘Hood

Fraser Valley – Here we go, the final stretch after the second longest Federal Election Campaign in Canadian History. Burned out yet? The fun isn’t over! All three main Federal party leaders will be spending time this weekend trying to…