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Expanded Universal Child Care Benefit

July 21, 2015

Today, all across Halton, in fact all across Canada, families will witness first-hand the benefits of our expanded Universal Child Care program. I was happy to join with my fellow Members of Parliament Brad Butt, Wladyslaw Lizon, Pat Perkins, Joe Daniel, Stella Ambler, and Ted Opitz to highlight our governments commitment to families. Parents will […]

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Lisa Raitt Responds to Economic Action Plan 2015

April 21, 2015

OTTAWA, ONTARIO. Today, Finance Minister Joe Oliver tabled Economic Action Plan 2015, a balanced budget, low-tax plan for jobs, growth, and security. “Since being elected, our Government has remained focused on the priorities of Canadians by lowering taxes, creating jobs and improving Canada’s overall economic outlook,” said Lisa Raitt, Member of Parliament for Halton. “Budget […]

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Meet Cathy and Henry

March 20, 2015

Meet Cathy and Henry, young parents with kids. Or Joel, a volunteer firefighter. And Louise, a busy senior. They are all part of Finance Canada’s new website, My Benefits, that is being launched today. This user-friendly digital budget tool will make it easier for Canadians to find out about the tax relief and benefits available […]

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Tax Guide: Helping Halton Save Money

March 10, 2015

This time of year, many are focused on the tax filing deadline, fast approaching at the end of April. Because of the investments our Conservative Government has made, more Canadians are working. More Canadians are contributing. More Canadians will receive a T4 this year, and more Canadians are paying taxes. However, they can rest assured […]

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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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