Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre
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 […]
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 […]
Today is World Refugee Day. As Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre and Minister of Veterans Affairs it is my honour to commemorate this day with you. Some 25,000 refugees were brought into our country after the 2015 election. Refugees are ordinary people facing extraordinarily difficult situations: and need our care and assistance as they […]
My name is Kent Hehr and I am the Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre and Minister for Veterans Affairs. I am pleased to be able to talk to you about daughters of the vote (http://www.daughtersofthevote.ca/) and this event is happening On Maych 7th and 8th at the House of commons, where we will have […]
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