News

An important announcement

Posted on January 21, 2019

Facebook ECVSSP Over the last few years, I have had the honour of being the MLA Strathcona-Sherwood Park and the Government Whip. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to represent so many folks that…

Highway 824 transfer ensures safety

Posted on January 18, 2019

Sherwood Park News - January 18, 2019 After years of safety concerns from residents, a lot of red tape surrounding a main thoroughfare in Ardrossan was cleared up this week. On Jan. 14, the province transferred…

Jobs and the economy continues to be a focus in 2019

Posted on December 27, 2018

Sherwood Park News - December 27, 2018 First, I would like to thank you all for reaching out to me over the past year. Your ideas, concerns, and thoughtful feedback regarding the work our NDP government…

Oil upgrading proposals worth billions

Posted on November 30, 2018

Sherwood Park News - November 30, 2018 I have written many times about how we as Albertans need to get better value from our oil by upgrading more here at home. We’re taking action to make that a reality.…

Diversifying Alberta’s economy

Posted on November 2, 2018

Sherwood Park News - November 2, 2018 Fighting the recession and protecting Alberta families was our government’s first priority. Instead of making a bad situation worse, we protected funding for health…

Not backing down on pipeline

Posted on October 5, 2018

Sherwood Park News - October 5, 2018 Albertans don’t give up and we don’t stay quiet. We will campaign like never before to win the hearts and minds of Canadians — a fight we are winning as public…

Back to School

Posted on August 30, 2018

Sherwood Park News, August 30, 2018 It’s that exciting time of the year again — back to school! I know that this is a busy time of year for students, parents, teachers and staff, and I want to give…

TransMountain Pipeline Moving Forward

Posted on August 3, 2018

Sherwood Park News - August 3, 2018 It has been a busy summer for many families in Strathcona County. From graduations and summer camps, to figuring out new arrangements with our aging family members,…

MLAs support pipeline purchase

Posted on June 4, 2018

Sherwood Park News - June 4, 2018 Local MLAs have shown support for the federal government’s move to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline. On May 29, the federal government announced its yet-to-be-finalized…

Getting pipelines built

Posted on May 31, 2018

Sherwood Park News - May 31, 2018 In Strathcona County, we live alongside industry. We know this partnership can strengthen our communities. We know working people throughout Strathcona County recognize…

Supporting Alberta's Energy Industry

Posted on April 30, 2018

Sherwood Park News - April 30, 2018 Our government stands united in support of our energy industry and the working women and men it employs — here in Strathcona County, and across the province. We know…

Albertans want this recovery to be built to last

Posted on March 29, 2018

In Strathcona County, many hard-working and highly-skilled Albertans lost their jobs as a result of the oil price shock of 2014. These hard-working Albertans tell me they’re tired of the boom-and-bust…

Building on Alberta's Energy Strengths

Posted on March 12, 2018

I was proud to MC our government's announcements taking further action to grow Alberta’s petrochemicals sector and increase ethane supplies, which will attract private investment, create new jobs -…

Energy Diversification is at the forefront

Posted on February 28, 2018

Sherwood Park News - February 28, 2018 Albertans are tired of selling our raw product at a discount. I have spoken to many folks that want to see our province refine our own products. With partial upgrading,…

Sherwood Park MLAs Support B.C. wine ban

Posted on February 13, 2018

Sherwood Park News - February 13, 2017 The provincial ban on imports of B.C. wine is receiving support from local MLAs. Recently, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced the Alberta Liquor and Gaming…

Things are looking up in Alberta

Posted on January 19, 2018

Sherwood Park News - January 19, 2018 As the MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park, my priority is to be a strong voice in the government for the needs of rural and urban families in Strathcona County. This…

Alberta Job Creation is on the Rebound

Posted on December 14, 2017

Sherwood Park News - December 14, 2017 December is a special time of year for family and friends to come together and celebrate the spirit of the holiday season. I know that we all value life’s blessings…

Fair rules for all condo owners

Posted on October 16, 2017

Sherwood Park News - October 16, 2017  A quarter of all Albertans live in condos, so we want to make sure we have fair, modern rules in place that will protect condo buyers and strengthen the industry.…

Alberta's economy is improving

Posted on August 3, 2017

Sherwood Park News - August 3, 2017 I’ve enjoyed spending the beautiful summer days and evenings door knocking and speaking with constituents. The majority of those I have spoken with are optimistic…

The vibrant community in which we live

Posted on July 6, 2017

Sherwood Park News - July 6, 2017 June was a month packed with celebrations, farewells and recognition of the vibrant community we live in. We celebrated the incredible leadership of our seniors in Strathcona…

Updating Employment Standards & Labour Relations Code

Posted on June 1, 2017

Sherwood Park News - June 1, 2017 I am proud to be part of a government that is making life better for Alberta workers. Alberta’s workplaces have changed a lot in the past 30 years and yet the laws…