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June 25, 2020

Back to Work Bonus - Andrew Scheer announces Conservative proposal to help workers and local businesses as they reopen

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, today announced the Back to Work Bonus, a Conservative proposal to make the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) more flexible and generous.“Since the pandemic began, Conservatives have been putting forward constructive solutions to help...

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June 19, 2020

Andrew Scheer Statement on Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement regarding the charges laid by the Chinese government against Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor:“It’s been 18 months since Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were arbitrarily and unlawfully detained by the...

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June 01, 2020

Liberals must use PMPRB delay to ensure Canadians can access life-saving medications: Jeneroux

EDMONTON, AB – Matt Jeneroux, Conservative Shadow Minister for Health and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend, responded to today’s Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) announcement and called on the Liberal government to consult with patients to ensure all Canadians can access life-saving medications. “I’m relieved that the voices of patients have been heard and the government has decided...

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May 29, 2020

Conservatives Respond to Privacy Commissioner’s Alarming Testimony

OTTAWA, ON - The Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner, Shadow Minister for Industry and Economic Development, and MP Jeremy Patzer, issued the following statement regarding alarming testimony delivered by the Privacy Commissioner Therrien to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science, and Technology: “As we know, the Prime Minister has said that he will...

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Gerald Soroka

Meet The Candidate

Gerald Soroka was nominated as the Conservative Party of Canada's candidate in Yellowhead on October 13, 2018 and elected to the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Yellowhead on October 21, 2019. He resides on a farm north of Evansburg on the original homestead that his grandparents moved to in May of 1930. He has lived there his entire life making him a third generation Yellowhead county resident.

Having been raised on the farm it was an easy progression for him to continue farming after graduating from Grand Trunk High School. He farmed and had two off the farm jobs over the next ten years until he went full time farming. During this time he was Vice President and President of West Central Forage Association as well as Vice President of the Alberta Forage Council.

Since living his entire life in the County and having a strong interest in improving his community, he decided to run for Division One Councillor in 2004. When you get elected you learn that you may have gotten elected by your division but you are there to represent the best interests of the entire county. After one term as councillor he decided to seek the position of Mayor in 2007, a position which he currently holds. During his time as Mayor, he was also elected as Vice President of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties from 2008 to 2010.

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