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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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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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Raitt Appointed Minister of Transport

July 15, 2013

On July 15 Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced changes to the federal Ministry that will continue to focus on creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity in all regions of the country. The Prime Minister appointed Lisa Raitt the new Minister of Transport. She has previously served as Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Labour. Since our […]

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Raitt Responds To Economic Action Plan 2013

March 21, 2013

OTTAWA, ONTARIO. Today, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered the Economic Action Plan 2013, a plan focused on supporting jobs, expanding training, spurring economic growth and ensuring long-term prosperity for Canadians. “Over the last five years, our Government has been implementing Canada’s Economic Action Plan, a plan that created jobs in Halton and lessened the impact […]

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Lisa Raitt Presents Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals

February 13, 2013

It was truly an honour to be in Milton this past Saturday on behalf of His Excellency David Johnson, the Governor General of Canada to celebrate individuals who have dedicated so much of themselves to help build a more prosperous community for all of us. The greatness of our Nation stems from the strength of […]

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Lisa Raitt Speaks at Ford Plant in Oakville

January 15, 2013

Lisa Raitt joined Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the annoucement of the renewal of the Automotive Innovation Fund (AIF), highlighting the strategic importance of the automotive sector to Canada’s economy and job market. “Our Government remains focussed on creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity and to keeping Canada’s automotive manufacturing sector globally competitive and innovative,” […]

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