Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre
Our Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has said that “young voices must be part of our decision making process” and that’s why I am launching a new initiative to bring youth together from across Calgary Centre to engage with the federal political process. I want to hear from youth in the community and am inviting anyone from […]
In 2015 our government was elected to enact a variety of reforms to support the middle class and those seeking to join it. We committed to cutting taxes for the middle class, a newer, fairer, and tax-free Canada Child Benefit (CCB) and a reformed Canadian Pension Plan that will do more so secure retirement for […]
The Government of Canada has kept its promise to provide economic security to middle class Canadians by improving the Employment Insurance (EI) system across the country and by extending regular benefits to the 15 identified EI economic regions that have experienced the sharpest and most severe increases in unemployment due to downturn in commodity prices. […]
Hello, my name is Kent Hehr, Minister for Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre. I would like to wish Eid Mubarak to our brothers and sisters in the Muslim community across our country. Eid-ul-Fitr is a special occasion that provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the principles of peace, forgiveness, […]
Last month, the nation looked on as wildfires raged throughout northern Alberta. As events continued to unfold, we watched the city of Fort McMurray declared a state of emergency and evacuate all residents. Our hearts went out to the community as they left entire lives behind at a moment’s notice, and touching stories of loss […]
On Multiculturalism Day, we celebrate as a nation the diversity, the respect, and the character that weaves together the fabric of Canada. Canadians can be proud of the progress we have made in promoting inclusion and equality in this country – from adopting an official policy of multiculturalism in 1971, to including it as a […]
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