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Conservatives Not Fooling Canadians With Jobless Budget
Monday April 2, 2012
Guelph MP Frank Valeriote expressed his disappointment with the Conservative government's jobless budget today.

Read the full press release.

Guelph MP gets answers on Canada’s Economic Action Plan
Sunday April 1, 2012

Frustrated by the lack of answers he was getting to questions during Question Period in the House of Commons, Guelph MP Frank Valeriote turned to the more thorough Orders for Return process recently when he wanted answers to questions about the Conservative government’s Canada’s Economic Action Plan.

Read the full story in the Guelph Mercury.

Wednesday March 14, 2012

A Call for Nominations: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
Wednesday February 15, 2012

A medal has been created in honour of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne and for her service to this country as well as to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. 

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the City of Guelph or our country?

Prime minister’s flip-flop on public pension system called ‘shameful’
Friday February 10, 2012
Prime Minister Stephen Harper courted controversy when he floated the idea of significant changes to Canada’s public pension system two weeks ago, but seven years ago in Guelph he was unequivocal about the Conservatives’ commitment not to change the time-honoured system.

Guelph MP Frank Valeriote is among those accusing Harper of lying back in 2005. Valeriote said Thursday the public pension promise wasn’t the only one made by Harper during that Guelph speech. He also made assurances not to tax income trusts, a promise he went back on about eight months after taking office.

Read the full story in the Guelph Mercury.

Don’t let Harper steal your retirement benefits
Wednesday February 1, 2012

You’ve worked hard, paid taxes, saved for retirement. Now Stephen Harper wants to take that away from you.

Crown-First Nations summit didn’t address many crisis issues
Wednesday February 1, 2012
Appalling conditions in the Attawapiskat reserve in northern Ontario have finally stirred many Canadians, including hundreds who attended a recent Rotary Club-sponsored dialogue on Canada’s First Nations people, held at Guelph’s Cutten Fields club. Guelph MP Frank Valeriote’s passionate introduction stressed the pressing need to address what are not political but human rights issues.

Read the full story in the Guelph Mercury.

Food meeting draws packed house
Thursday January 19, 2012
Canada should develop a national approach to emerging food challenges, a local audience heard at a standing-room-only public discussion on food safety and security organized by Guelph MP Frank Valeriote.

Read the full story in the Guelph Mercury.


Frank question’s the Conservative government on their role in the voter suppression tactics
Monday February 27, 2012

Frank's statement congratulating the elevation of cardinal Thomas Collins
Monday February 27, 2012


Frank`s statements during debate of Bill C-6
Thursday June 23, 2011

Frank presents a petition supporting the CBC and Radio-Canada
Thursday March 10, 2011
Mr. Speaker, I am honoured today to present a petition signed by over 1,000 constituents from my riding of Guelph who are calling on the Prime Minister to reaffirm the importance of Canada's national public broadcaster.


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Saturday January 21, 2012
FIRST NATIONS OF CANADA “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
Thursday January 19, 2012
Town Hall on new Citizenship and Immigration policies
Wednesday January 18, 2012
Where will our food come from in the future?