STATEMENT: Conservatives call for emergency Trade Committee meeting as US prepares to double softwood lumber duties

Ottawa, ON – Tracy Gray, Conservative Shadow Minister for Export Promotion and International Trade, and Luc Berthold, Conservative Shadow Minister for the Treasury Board, issued the following statement regarding news that the United States Department of Commerce intends to double duties on imports of Canadian softwood lumber from 8.99 per cent to 18.32 per cent:

Shutting Down Line 5 Will Make Canada and the U.S. more Vulnerable and Less Secure

Today is the deadline for Enbridge and Michigan’s governor to reach an agreement regarding their dispute over the Governor’s decision to shut down the vital Line 5 pipeline. As of the time that I am writing this, it seems extremely unlikely that an end decision will be reached, placing the status of the pipeline further into limbo and more impotently placing Canada’s energy sector at a greater risk. 

Liberals must immediately fix failed vaccine communications

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner, Conservative Shadow Minister for Health, and Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, issued the following statement calling on the Liberal government to immediately fix their failed communications on vaccines: