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RAITT LAUDS SENATE REPORT ON DEMENTIA

November 15, 2016

OTTAWA, ONTARIO. Today, Lisa Raitt attended the release of the report on “Dementia in Canada: A National Strategy for Dementia-Friendly Communities” where she echoed calls from the Alzheimer’s Society for increased attention, encouraging her colleagues to support a National Dementia Strategy. “I would like to thank Senator Ogilvie, Senator Eggleton and the committee for prioritizing […]


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Milton to Host Mental Health Awareness Event

May 10, 2016

MILTON, ONTARIO. As part of the 308 Conversations initiative Lisa Raitt announced she will host a community event in coordination with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, focused on promoting mental health awareness in Milton. “Having these kinds of conversations in our communities all across Canada will go a long way in raising awareness and […]


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Raitt Responds to Gross Domestic Product Numbers

March 9, 2016

Raitt Responds to Gross Domestic Product Numbers March 1, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO—Today, Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt responded to weaker that expected GDP figures released by Statistics Canada this morning. “Today’s numbers provide further confirmation that Canadians are facing economic uncertainties,” said Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt. “We need a jobs plan […]


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Raitt Responds to Financial Vulnerability Report

January 25, 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 For Immediate Release RAITT RESPONDS TO FINANCIAL VULNERABILITY REPORT     WINNIPEG, MANITOBA. Today, Lisa Raitt responded to a report from the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer on the state of household indebtedness and financial vulnerability in Canada. “This report raises all sorts of red flags and warns of increased household […]


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Lisa Raitt Member of Parliament for Milton

January 25, 2016

This morning I was officially sworn in as the first ever Member of Parliament for Milton, and as the ceremony concluded, my first thoughts were of you. I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the your support, confidence and your belief in me. Thank you. Since the campaign our caucus has elected our new, […]


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Raitt Talks Budget with Morneau

December 17, 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015 For Immediate Release   RAITT TALKS BUDGET WITH MORNEAU Calls on Finance Minister to Consult Canadians   TORONTO. ONTARIO. Today, Opposition Finance Critic Lisa Raitt spoke by phone with Minister Bill Morneau as he undertakes the process of preparing the Government’s first budget.   Raitt used the opportunity to remind the […]


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Tax Guide: Helping Milton Save Money

March 10, 2015

This time of year, many are focused on the tax filing deadline, fast approaching at the end of April. More Canadians are contributing. More Canadians will receive a T4 this year, and more Canadians are paying taxes. Knowing this, I thought it would be prudent to outline some of our most important programs to ensure […]


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Raitt Hosting Budget 2016 Consultations

January 7, 2015

OTTAWA, ONTARIO. Today, Lisa Raitt called on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to deliver on his promise of broad and open consultations in preparation of the federal budget. “Comments by both the Finance Minister and Wayne Easter paint a clear picture that the Liberals plan on introducing their first budget without formal hearings from the finance […]


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