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Strong Communities for a Strong Economy
Monday, 29 April 2013
Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government is focused on jobsand economic growth. With the support ofour Economic Action Plan, Canada has created over 950,000 net new jobs. ...
ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2013
Thursday, 21 March 2013
MINISTER TIM UPPAL: ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2013 CONTINUES FOCUS ON JOBS, GROWTH, AND LONG-TERM PROSPERITY FOR EDMONTON-SHERWOOD PARK Ottawa – March 21, 2013 - Federal Conservative...
Keeping Taxes Low
Monday, 04 March 2013
2013 Tax Guide
2012 Year in Review
Tuesday, 01 January 2013
As the Christmas and holiday season comes to a close, I would like to wish all residents of Edmonton, Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. With the dawn...
Creating Canadian Jobs and Growth through Responsible Resource Development
Saturday, 01 December 2012
Recently the senior Liberal spokesman for Natural Resources, Ottawa area MP David McGuinty, commented in the media that Conservative MPs “really should go back to Alberta” and stay out of...
Remembrance Day: Honoring those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice
Thursday, 01 November 2012
“At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month…” it’s a phrase we’re all familiar with. These words represent not only the end of hostilities in the First World...
Working Hard for Seniors in Edmonton-Sherwood Park
Monday, 01 October 2012
Ottawa, ON, October 1, 2012 – To mark Canada’s National Seniors Day on October 1st, the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform) and Member of Parliament...
Protecting Canadians from Foreign Criminals
Monday, 01 October 2012
Over the years as your Member of Parliament, I have had the great fortune of meeting with many people in our community and across our great country. From my experience, I have found that as...
Government of Canada seeks ideas for projects to connect youth with jobs
Monday, 03 September 2012
Over the years I have met with many young adults throughout our community, and from our discussions I have heard that one of their main concerns is the ability to break into the job market. Many...
Bringing Fairness to Canadian Taxpayers by Reforming the Interim Federal Health Program for Asylum Seekers in Canada
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Canadians are a very generous people and Canada has a generous immigration system. Unfortunately, it has been the case that there was a terrible inequality. We were giving better health benefits to...
Harper Government Supports Health Care Innovation in Alberta
Friday, 20 July 2012
Edmonton, AB (July 20, 2012) – The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), visited with researchers at the University of Alberta today where he highlighted how federal...
A Year of Majority Government Accomplishments
Friday, 29 June 2012
I would like to begin my article this month by wishing everyone a Happy Canada Day. This Canada Day is a particularly great time to reflect on our country at its 145th birthday. It’s the...
MINISTER UPPAL HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF RESPONSIBLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FOR JOBS, GROWTH AND LONG-TERM PROSPERITY TO ALBERTA
Monday, 04 June 2012
EDMONTON – Today the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), and Harper Government Ministers throughout Canada are putting the spotlight on the benefits of the...
Canada's Energy Sector is NOT a "Disease"
Friday, 01 June 2012
You may have heard by now the divisive comments made by NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair a few weeks ago. In a CBC radio interview he blamed the oil sands for artificially inflating the Canadian dollar,...
Minister Uppal Addresses the Komagata Maru Tragedy in the House of Commons
Friday, 18 May 2012
On Friday, May 18, 2012 the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State for Democratic Reform and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Sherwood Park addressed the House of Commons on...
CALL FOR PROPOSALS UNDER THE NEW HORIZONS FOR SENIORS PROGRAM
Tuesday, 08 May 2012
Through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP), the Government of Canada is taking action that enables seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experience to the benefit of others....
One-Project, One-Review: Responsible Resource Development
Tuesday, 01 May 2012
Canada and Alberta’s economic development has for too long been held hostage to an archaic system of job-killing regulations that does nothing to protect the environment. Our Conservative...
Focused on Jobs, Growth, and Long-term Prosperity
Sunday, 01 April 2012
Over the past few months, I have had the pleasure to consult with residents, seniors, businesses, Chambers of Commerce and County Council in our community, to gather your input as our Conservative...
PM's visit to China will increase trade, create Canadian jobs
Thursday, 01 March 2012
Last month, Prime Minister Stephen Harper returned from a very successful trip to China. The purpose of this trip was to forge stronger relations with one of the fastest growing and important...
Why the Harper Government is Scrapping the Long-Gun Registry
Wednesday, 01 February 2012
Canadians want and deserve safe streets and communities. Canadians want effective measures to reduce gun crime, including the control of firearms. And, rightly, Canadians expect...
2011 in Review
Sunday, 01 January 2012
Looking back over this last year, from a federal perspective as your Member of Parliament we have had a very full and eventful year. I would like to personally thank all residents of Sherwood...
Lest We Forget
Tuesday, 08 November 2011
On November 11th, Canadians remember the generations of men and women in uniform who have answered the call of duty and served our country. From World War I, when Canada first proved our strength and...
Temporary Foreign Worker Roundtable
Tuesday, 01 November 2011
Our Conservative Government in Ottawa is squarely focused on what matters to Canadians – economic growth and jobs. That’s why we are working hard in Parliament to implement the Next Phase...
Canada: "The Soundest Financial System in the World"
Tuesday, 25 October 2011
In September, the World Economic Forum released its annual Global Competitiveness Report, declaring Canada as having the soundest financial system in the world – for the fourth year in a...
Women's History Month: Honouring Women's Contribution to Canada's Military
Tuesday, 18 October 2011
In October 1929, a group of strong-minded, trail-blazing Prairie women, now known as the “Famous Five,” succeeded in having women declared “persons” before the law....
One Crime Victim is One Too Many
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
From drive-by shootings, to gang violence, to random assault; the friends and family of victims of crime understand first-hand how the protection of Canadians requires constant vigilance. We...
Celebrating Canada's First National Seniors Day
Wednesday, 28 September 2011
Seniors play an important role in our community. They have helped to shape our country, raised a generation and fought for our rights and freedoms. Today they continue to share their knowledge, time...
Sports Day in Canada: Celebrating Canadian Sports and Physical Activity
Tuesday, 13 September 2011
I would like to take this opportunity to urge everyone to join in on the Sports Day in Canada Celebrations this week. Sports Day in Canada is back due to popular demand for the second annual...
Young Canadians Making a Difference in Developing Countries
Tuesday, 06 September 2011
We are all very fortunate to live in a great country like Canada. Here we have a strong education and health care system, and we live in a safe and democratic society. We also have a good justice...
Recognizing Those that Make a Difference - Prime Ministers Volunteer Awards
Wednesday, 31 August 2011
You have seen them lead fundraising events or spearhead new initiatives to tackle local challenges. Often they work behind the scenes. They are the key to the success of our communities and every...
100 Gun Salute for the 100th Anniversary of Parks Canada
Friday, 12 August 2011
100-Gun salute for Parks Canada and our Canadian Forces This year marks the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada. As the steward and guide to our natural and cultural treasures, from Banff National...
Increased help for seniors starting this July
Monday, 11 July 2011
In the past election, I had the privilege to listen and to speak to many seniors across our community. Seniors, such as those I recently met in Clover Bar Lodge and Dr. Turner Lodge, have...
Local Minister Tim Uppal introduces the Senate Reform Act
Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Ottawa, ON (June 21, 2011) – Today, the Harper government introduced the Senate Reform Act to make the Senate more democratic, accountable, and representative of Canadians. “After...
MP Tim Uppal appointed Minister of State (Democratic Reform)
Wednesday, 18 May 2011
MP Tim Uppal appointed Minister of State (Democratic Reform) On May 18, Tim Uppal was sworn into cabinet as the Minister of State for Democratic Reform. "I am honoured to be appointed to this...
MP Tim Uppal honoured by Beth Israel Synagogue
Saturday, 26 February 2011
On Saturday, February 26, 2011 Beth Israel Synagogue hosted a special ceremony honouring MP Tim Uppal's contribution to the Canadian Jewish community and to humanity. As Mr. Uppal is an...
MP Tim Uppal holds roundtable on Cutting Red Tape for Small Businesses
Friday, 25 February 2011
Excellent input was given by small business owners who attended a round table on Cutting Red Tape hosted by Mr. Uppal on Feb. 17 at the Chamber of Commerce. Feedback provided by small business...
MP Tim Uppal announces funding for Fort Saskatchewan Historical Society
Thursday, 24 February 2011
On March 24th, MP Tim Uppal presented funding on behalf of Hon. James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages to Ray Thurston, President of the Fort Saskatchewan Historical...
Statement by MP Tim Uppal on Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Thursday, 24 February 2011
Tim Uppal, MP February 17, 2011 For Immediate Release Statement by Member of Parliament, Tim Uppal Recently I have heard from many representatives of the Ukrainian-Canadian community...
Tim Uppal speaking at Alberta Industrial Heartland Association conference
Thursday, 27 January 2011
On January 27, MP Tim Uppal was invited to speak at the Alberta Industrial Heartland Association conference. MP Uppal gave an update on Canada's Economic Action Plan and importance of Alberta's...
MP Tim Uppal attends Strathcona County Youth Council meeting
Monday, 24 January 2011
MP Tim Uppal was invited to the Strathcona County Youth Council meeting and makes it a pizza night! The youth shared their role and vision in the community and asked questions about current affairs...
MP Tim Uppal hosting joint pre-budget consultation public meeting
Saturday, 22 January 2011
On January 22, MP Tim Uppal hosted a joint Pre-Budget Consultation roundtable at the Strathcona County Community Centre with MP Leon Benoit. This meeting gave members of the community...
MP Tim Uppal speaks with grade 9 class at Jean Vanier Catholic School
Friday, 21 January 2011
On January 21, Tim Uppal was invited to speak with a grade 9 social studies class at Jean Vanier Catholic School. MP Uppal was truly impressed by the quality of questions he was asked by the...
MP Tim Uppal attends traditional celebration with grade 9 Ukrainian class
Friday, 21 January 2011
On January 21, MP Tim Uppal enjoyed a presentation of traditions and food for Sviat Vechir (Christmas Eve) prepared by the Grade nine Ukrainian class of Jean Vanier Catholic School, Sherwood Park.
MP Tim Uppal hosts family skate at James Mowat Outdoor Rink
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
On January 19th, Tim Uppal hosted a Family Skate with music and hot chocolate - following the Grand Opening of the James Mowatt Outdoor Rink in Fort Saskatchewan. The renovated skating rinks at...
MP Tim Uppal attends Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce breakfast
Thursday, 06 January 2011
On January 6th, Tim Uppal was invited to speak at the Sherwood Park and District Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
MP Tim Uppal Elected Acting Chair of Standing Committee on Health
Tuesday, 04 January 2011
February 14, 2011 - Ottawa, ON At the request of the Joy Smith, Chair of the Standing Committee on Health, an Acting Chair was appointed to the Health Committee. MP Tim Uppal was nominated as...
MP TIM UPPAL'S PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL PASSES THROUGH HOUSE OF COMMONS
Wednesday, 08 December 2010
House of Commons Press ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseTim Uppal, MP December 8, 2010MP TIM UPPAL'S PRIVATE MEMBERS' BILL PASSES THROUGH HOUSE OF COMMONS WITH UNANIMOUS SUPPORTOttawa, ON - Today, MP Tim...
MP Tim Uppal hosts roundtable on palliative and compassionate care
Saturday, 23 October 2010
On October 23, MP Tim Uppal hosted a roundtable on palliative and compassionate care. Representatives from various organizations and levels of government had an opportunity to provide input on a...
MP Tim Uppal attends highway opening in Fort Saskatchewan
Friday, 15 October 2010
MP Tim Uppal participated in the opening of Highway 15/21 Upgrade Project in Fort Saskatchewan along with Premier Stelmach and Mayor Jim Sheasgreen. Tim Uppal joined in celebrating the Royal...
MP Tim Uppal speaks to grade 9 students
Friday, 15 October 2010
On October 15th, MP Tim Uppal spoke to grade 9 students at the Rudolph Hennig School in Fort Saskatchewan and Clover Bar Junior High School in Sherwood Park. Tim Uppal discussed the role of a...
MP Tim Uppal holds coffee meet n' greets
Thursday, 14 October 2010
On October 14th, Tim Uppal held coffee meet n' greets throughout the riding. These meet n' greets gave another opportunity for constituents to meet with their Member of Parliament and discuss...
MP Tim Uppal and supporters meet with the Prime Minister at Edmonton rally
Friday, 08 October 2010
On October 8th, Tim Uppal and Prime Minister Stephen Harper attended a rally in Edmonton that was well attended by supporters from Edmonton-Sherwood Park. MP Uppal gave closing remarks thanking...
MP Tim Uppal Votes to Scrap the Long Gun Registry
Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Ottawa - September 22, 2010 - Today, local Member of Parliament Tim Uppal voted to scrap the Long Gun Registry."The Long Gun Registry is a massive waste of money that ignores criminals and harasses...
Ending the Wasteful Failed Long-Gun Registry
Tuesday, 21 September 2010
Long-guns are typically owned by law-abiding farmers and hunters, not the dangerous criminals who are endangering our neighbourhoods and communities.For too long, law-abiding hunters and farmers have...
MP Tim Uppal holds community BBQs
Thursday, 12 August 2010
Throughout the week of August 9th, MP Tim Uppal held summer bbqs throughout the communities in Sherwood Park, Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan. Even though the weather was not always agreeable,...
MP Tim Uppal and Olympic gold medal winner Shannon Szabados
Thursday, 12 August 2010
Shannon Szabados, goaltender for the Canadian national women's hockey team, dropped by MP Tim Uppal's community BBQ in Lago Lindo for a visit. Shannon played for Canada in the 2010 Winter...
MP Tim Uppal visits seniors centres in Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
On Tuesday August 10th, MP Tim Uppal visited seniors centres in Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan, asking to hear the thoughts and opinions of the residents. MP Uppal also shared news on...
MP Tim Uppal attends Capital Ex Parade 2010 in Edmonton
Friday, 23 July 2010
Edmonton's Capital Ex is an annual 10-day exhibition which covers the grounds atNorthlands Park with games, rides, entertainment, concerts, shopping, food and family entertainment. On July 22, the...
MP Tim Uppal celebrates opening of the Kennedale Wetlands facility
Thursday, 22 July 2010
On July 22, MP Tim Uppal attended the official opening of the Kennedale Wetlands facility in the City of Edmonton alongside Mayor Stephen Mandel, and City Councillors Ed Gibbons and Karen Leibovici. ...
MP Tim Uppal attends Canada Day celebrations
Thursday, 01 July 2010
This year on Canada Day, MP Tim Uppal attended celebrations in Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan and Edmonton. "For all of us, Canada Day is a welcome summer holiday. Canadians enjoy Canada Day in...
MP Tim Uppal talks with grade two students at the New Horizons School
Friday, 18 June 2010
MP Tim Uppal poses with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and 'Flat Courtney'
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
A young resident of Sherwood Park sent a little paper version of herself, named 'Flat Courtney', to Tim Uppal as part of a grade school project. Courtney's class was assigned to mail their paper...
MP Tim Uppal lays a wreath for the 65th anniversity of VE Day
Friday, 14 May 2010
On May 14th, MP Tim Uppal attended a VE Day ceremony at the Royal Canadian Legion in Fort Saskatchewan. "Sixty-five years ago, Canadians celebrated the news that the war in Europe was over and...
MP Tim Uppal talks about the 'My Park Pass' program with students
Friday, 14 May 2010
On May 14th, MP Tim Uppal visited schools in Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan to distribute the 'My Parks Pass Program' recently introduced by Environment Canada. The pass provides free access...
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