Calkins Appointed to Chair

Ottawa, Ontario

 The Prime Minister recently announced that Mr. Blaine Calkins, MP for Wetaskiwin will be assigned the role of chair for Alberta Caucus.
 “ I am very pleased to be given this responsibility and hope to fill the shoes of those who have served before me,” said Mr. Calkins.  “ I believe strongly in the advancement of Alberta and plan to work together with my federal and provincial colleagues for the betterment of Alberta”.
 Mr. Calkins was chosen as chair after Mr. Rick Casson chose not to run in the 2011 Federal Election.  This is the first chair appointment for Mr. Calkins, who sat on the Government Operations and Estimates committee, the Fisheries and Oceans committee and the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development over the course of the 40th Parliament.
 For further information contact  Blaine Calkins, MP at (613)-995-8886.

More Stories:
  • MA Rejects Request For Thorsby Municipal Inspection Following a petition signed by 200 Thorsby residents, Municipal Affairs (MA) interviews with key people, and an analysis of information the village is required to annually submit to the ministry, MA has rejected the request ...
  • Kids Get Support To Tackle Tough Issues, Make Positive Choices Submitted by www.pm.gc.ca/media Anti-crime programs that focus on gangs, bullying, drugs and internet safety will help young people in Alberta sort facts from fiction. The most recent Civil Forfeiture Fund (CFF) grants support ...
  • Prime Minister Harper Points Us To Remember The Raid On Dieppe Submitted by The Prime Minister’s Office Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 72nd anniversary of the Raid on Dieppe: “On August 19, 1942, nearly 5,000 Canadian troops, along with ...
  • Thorsby Council Approves Strategic Plan Submitted by Jason Gariepy, Village of Thorsby Following the municipal by-election on June 5th and throughout most of July, the Village of Thorsby Council has been busy working on setting goals and priorities for its 2014-17 ...
  • What is Leduc’s Community Character? Mayor’s Letter Submitted by City of Leduc Last month the city shared its new Leduc Strategic Plan 2014 – 2018 along with the goals and outcomes. One of the new and unique facets of this plan is the goal of ‘Community Character’ ...




 
  • Leduc Radio Ad
  • Industrial Netmedia
  • Industrial Netmedia
  • Industrial Netmedia