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Sopuck Disappointed with Liberal Budget

March 22, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, was disappointed, but not surprised, by the enormity of the forecasted deficit in Justin Trudeau’s Liberals’ 2016 Budget tabled today. “During the election campaign, I regularly heard concerns about the Liberals plan to run deficits, and that was when they promised it would only ...


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Sopuck Supports Pallister’s Commitment to end Night Hunting in Manitoba

March 5, 2016

Brandon, MB – Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, speaking from the Manitoba Wildlife Federation Annual General Meeting on Saturday endorsed the commitment by Brian Pallister to end night hunting in Manitoba. The Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, Brian Pallister announced on Friday that they will work in partnership with indigenous people, ...


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Liberals break another election promise with out of control spending

March 2, 2016

The Liberal government has broken yet another election promise. They’ll have to borrow much more from Canadians than they had originally promised to pay for their out-of-control spending. During the last election, the Liberals promised they would not borrow more than $10 billion in 2016. But Finance Minister Bill Morneau has confirmed they will indeed ...


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Sopuck concerned with Liberal MP’s animal rights bill

February 26, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Today Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa and the Official Opposition Critic for Wildlife Conservation and Parks Canada, is concerned with a Liberal Member of Parliament’s bill that would drastically change the status of animals in Canada. “This bill is fundamentally flawed and dangerous for several reasons,” Sopuck said. “This ...


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The Liberals need to support Canadian jobs and the Energy East pipeline

February 25, 2016

Lately there has been much discussion around the Energy East Pipeline project. Mayors, Premiers, and elected officials in Ottawa are all weighing into the discussion. What needs to be recognized at every level of government are the national benefits and job creation that pipelines bring. It goes without saying that all large infrastructure projects, including ...


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Sopuck demands Liberals stand up for Canadian jobs by supporting the Energy East pipeline

February 23, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Today Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, is demanding that the Liberals stand up for Canadian jobs by supporting the Energy East pipeline. “The Liberals have continually demonstrated that they are unwilling to support Canadian jobs by supporting the Energy East Pipeline,” Sopuck said. “Conservatives have consistently stood with Canada’s ...


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Sopuck outraged at New Democrats’ latest calls for new anti-firearms legislation

February 18, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Today Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, is outraged that the New Democrat Party has called for more firearms legislation against Canada’s firearms owners, including reintroducing a long-gun registry. “This latest NDP demand comes from a long history of being anti-firearms, a clear dislike for the way millions of Canadians ...


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Liberals refuse to support Canada’s energy sector

February 15, 2016

Dear Editor, In late January, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar and the Official Opposition Critic for Natural Resources, put forward a motion asking all MPs to voice their support for the energy sector, and specifically the Energy East pipeline project. Despite the thousands of jobs and overall economic opportunity that this ...


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Member’s Statement on Red McConnell from Hamiota, Manitoba

February 6, 2016

“Mr. Speaker, on Monday of this week, we buried Elgin “Red” McConnell of Hamiota, Manitoba. Father, grandfather, and beloved husband to Ruth, Red McConnell was a farmer and in many ways epitomized great Canadians. He recognized and lived by the mantra that life is not measured by words or things, but rather by actions and ...


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Liberal Throne Speech abandons rural Canada

December 17, 2015

Throne Speeches formally open a session of Parliament with the government’s agenda. Unfortunately, the Liberal government’s Throne Speech was light on details and ignored many important Canadian communities and industries. There was not one mention of agriculture or farmers. Farming is the backbone of Canada, and a crucial employer of Manitobans and thousands of constituents ...


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