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Lisa Raitt Presents Flag to Tiger Jeet Singh

February 15, 2015

MILTON, ONTARIO. Today, on behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Lisa Raitt presented Tiger Jeet Singh with a commemorative Canadian flag in recognition of his outstanding contributions to our community and to Canada. “Today marks the 50th anniversary celebration of the Canadian flag, our most sacred symbol that represents our identity, culture and beliefs,” said […]

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Raitt Hosting Budget 2015 Consultations

January 7, 2015

Today, Lisa Raitt brought together community leaders for the first of many discussions designed to identify priorities for Halton Region for the upcoming federal budget. “Our Conservative Government has been able to deliver substantial progress through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, creating jobs, improving infrastructure and investing in our communities and our people, not only here […]

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A New Years Message from Lisa Raitt

January 1, 2015

I would like to start out by extending my best wishes, hoping that you begin this New Year in a special way with your, family, friends and loved ones. The New Year provides us with an opportunity to look back on our goals, our challenges and our accomplishments. This past year was filled with progress. […]

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November 2, 2014

Sunday, November 02, 2014 For Immediate Release Statement by Lisa Raitt Today, Lisa Raitt, Member of Parliament for Halton, issued the following statement: “On November 4, 2014, I will be undergoing a necessary surgical procedure.” “I look forward to resuming my Parliamentary and Ministerial duties as soon as possible.” -30-

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Lisa Raitt on Terrorist Events in Ottawa

October 23, 2014

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February 12, 2014

The Harper Government recently introduced Economic Action Plan 2014 – the next step in our plan for job creation and economic growth. Canada’s recovery from the recent global recession has been among the strongest in the world with over 1 million more Canadians now working than at the worst of the recession – the best […]

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Go Canada Go!

February 3, 2014

Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes are a source of inspiration and great pride. We will join Canadians across the country as we cheer on our athletes at the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games. So Canadian should know that the Government of Canada has made significant investments in providing support for our athletes. The Government of […]

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Tax Guide Now Available!

January 31, 2014

Do you take advantage of all you’re entitled to every year on your tax return? Most Canadians don’t, even though our Conservative Government has reduced taxes in over 160 different ways – helping you and your family save more than ever before. I’m pleased to deliver this Tax Guide to help ensure you won’t miss […]

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Proactive Disclosure

November 29, 2013

As part of our Government’s ongoing commitment to increased accessibility and accountability I am pleased to be part an initiative to proactively disclose the expenses incurred through my office in the execution of my duties. I am so proud of the work I do as the Member of Parliament for Halton, and my constituents deserve […]

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Speech from the Throne: Prosperity & Opportunity in an Uncertain World

October 17, 2013

Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne to open the second session of the 41st Parliament and outline our Government’s agenda. “Two and a half years ago, Canadians gave our Government a mandate to create jobs, keep taxes low, and help make our streets […]

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