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November 23, 2022

Conservative Bill protecting pensions passes third reading

OTTAWA, ON— Marilyn Gladu, Conservative Shadow Minister for Civil Liberties and Member of Parliament for Sarnia—Lambton, is happy to announce the passage at third reading of her Private Member’s Bill C-228 on pension protection.

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November 22, 2022

Liberal government is ‘sick and tired’ of Atlantic Canadians

Ottawa, ON — Clifford Small, Conservative Shadow Minister for Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame, released the following statement regarding the Liberal government’s plan to tax Atlantic Canadians on their home heating:

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November 21, 2022

Statement from Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre on Day of Dignity and Freedom

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Pierre Poilievre, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on Day of Dignity and Freedom:

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November 16, 2022

Conservative Bill exempting farm fuels from the expensive carbon tax passes committee

Ottawa, ON – John Barlow, Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, Richard Lehoux and Warren Steinley, Associate Shadow Ministers for Agriculture, Lianne Rood, Conservative Shadow Minister for Federal Economic Development Agency for Eastern, Central and Southern Ontario, and Ben Lobb, Conservative Shadow Minister for Digital Government, announced...

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Helena Konanz

Meet The Candidate

Helena is the Conservative candidate from the riding of the South Okanagan-West Kootenay. She is running to guarantee the riding has the representation it deserves in Ottawa.

Helena has her undergraduate degree in Political Science from UCLA and her master’s degree from UBC Okanagan. She is a former world-ranked tennis player and coach and has won seven Canadian National Masters Tennis Championships.

Helena previously worked for Nike Inc., is a small business coach, and has owned a successful family business for the past 25 years.

From 2011-2018 she served as a Penticton City Councillor and as a Director for the Regional District, Okanagan-Similkameen. She has volunteered throughout the community, including 10 years as a tennis coach at Penticton Secondary School, with the Penticton Chamber of Commerce, the Soupateria, and Rotary Club.

Helena and her husband Adam have been married 28 years and have two grown children, Zakary and Zoe.

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