RECENT NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Big thanks to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Carla Qualtrough and our very own Abbotsford Mayor, Henry Braun, for coming out to the Abbotsford International Airport! Had the opportunity to discuss regional priorities including improving transportation corridors and community safety. Ensuring community safety is very important and I am pleased to have had a detailed discussion with both the Minister and the Mayor regarding plans to decrease drug circulation and gang violence. If you have any questions please feel free to contact [...]
News Release For Immediate Release Stronger Canada Child Benefit means more money for middle-class families in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon Canada Child Benefit is a larger monthly tax-free support that helps families who need it most July 16, 2018 Mission, BC Employment and Social Development Canada Helping hard-working families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That’s why two years ago, the government launched the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) to help families with the high cost [...]
News release For immediate release MP Jati Sidhu and Minister Carla Qualtrough announce $2.6M for Fraser River restoration June 8, 2018 – Sea Island, British Columbia The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Member of Parliament for Delta and Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Mission – Matsqui Fraser –Canyon, today announced today that the Raincoast Conservation Foundation will receive $2,658,217 over five years for a project to help restore coastal habitats in the Fraser River Estuary of British Columbia. The [...]
News release For immediate release MP Jati Sidhu joins Prime Minster Trudeau in supporting Trans Mountain Project deal Mission, BC: June 6, 2018 Today Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon, applauded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit yesterday to the Fraser Valley, where the PM met with constituents, including First Nation leaders, to discuss the recently-signed deal to purchase the Trans Mountain Expansion project. "This Government's recent agreement with Kinder Morgan to secure the completion of the Trans Mountain Expansion project is good news for [...]
I am proud and inspired by a young man in my riding named Jacob Firlotte. Jacob was selected 58th overall for the 2018 CFL draft, one of few British Columbia Indigenous men ever drafted for the league! Jacob has a goal to be a great role model for others in his community and I would like to congratulate him on a job well done! Picture from: https://www.stathblog.com/interviews/jacob-firlotte
I rose in the House to acknowledge Cache Creek’s continued resilience in the face of yet another flood. Hope everyone was able to stay safe!