Universal Child Care Benefit

July 22, 2015

I was pleased to celebrate the first installment of our Government’s enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) with my colleague Minister Tim S. Uppal on Monday. Approximately $392 million ...


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Autism Spectrum Disorder Working Group

July 8, 2015

Today, I had the pleasure of announcing the creation of the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Working Group. Our Government is committed to supporting partnerships that will help Canadians with ...


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AED | DEA

July 7, 2015

Yesterday, my colleague MP Devinder Shory and I announced that our government has exceeded the goal for AED installations in recreational and hockey arenas across the country, and we are well ...


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Nutrition Labelling Announcement

June 12, 2015

Today I announced proposed new nutrition labels and tools to promote healthier food choices. The proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts Table will include more information on the sugars ...


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Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Week

June 12, 2015

Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Week provides Canadians with an opportunity to learn more about sarcoma cancers and to reflect on the prevention, detection and treatment of this aggressive disease. ...


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Constable Daniel Woodall

June 9, 2015

Dear Constituents, Today it is with a heavy heart that I, along with the entire Edmonton community, mourn the tragic loss of one of our own, Constable Daniel Woodall. Last night, Constable ...


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Dementia Friends Canada Launch

June 6, 2015

Today I officially launched Dementia Friends Canada with the Alzheimer Society of Canada to support the growing number of Canadians living with dementia. Join me in becoming a Dementia Friend! ...


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National Health and Fitness Day

June 6, 2015

  Dear Constituents and Residents of Northern Alberta, You are invited to participate in an initiative to increase your health and fitness, and the health and fitness of your families, ...


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#BecomeAFriend

June 5, 2015

Today I was pleased to register to become a Dementia Friend! Thank you to my friend and colleague Minister Joe Oliver and my friend Mayor Don Iveson for registering to become Dementia Friends at ...


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Symposium on Prescription Drug Abuse

May 19, 2015

Today, I was proud to host a productive symposium on prescription drug abuse in Edmonton. Following the symposium, I announced federal funding to increase the number of annual pharmacy ...


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