Alistair MacGregor Member of Parliament Cowichan—Malahat—Langford
  • Critic for Justice and Attorney General
  • Deputy Critic for Culture and Heritage

March 28th, 2017

Blog post for March 28, 2017

What a week it was in Ottawa! Last week was supposed to be all about the presentation of the Liberal government’s Budget 2017, which happened on Wednesday, March 22nd, but the carefully planned week did not go as expected. As is the case every year, there was much speculation on the government’s fiscal plans and on whether or not there would be any kind of roadmap laid out to get us out of deficit spending in the future.

March 23rd, 2017

Budget 2017 Disappoints on Building a Fair Economy

OTTAWA - Canadians struggling with precarious employment, rising costs, and record household debt got little in the Liberal budget to make Canada’s economy work for them, while the wealthy and well-connected were rewarded.

March 14th, 2017

My blog post for March 14, 2017

It’s hard to believe it, but we’ve now passed the fifth sitting week since Parliament reconvened on January 30th. Much has changed over the course of these weeks, including the additional responsibility given to me when I was named as the Critic for Justice and the Attorney-General on February 13th.

March 13th, 2017

MP Alistair MacGregor "incredibly disappointed" in Jody Wilson-Raybould’s decision to refer S-201 (Genetic Discrimination) to Supreme Court

“We are incredibly disappointed in today’s decision by the Justice Minister to refer Bill S-201 to the Supreme Court. The overwhelming majority of witnesses, including noted Constitutional experts, clearly supported the bill. Unfortunately, the Liberal government seems more inclined to represent the interests of insurance companies than the interests of Canadians who are at risk of losing insurance coverage,” said MP Alistair MacGregor, NDP Justice Critic.

March 3rd, 2017

Veterans Being Disrespected by the Liberal Government the Same as they Were by the Conservatives

LANGFORD– The same day Prime Minister Trudeau was in town for a couple of photo ops, MP Alistair MacGregor (Cowichan-Malahat-Langford) hosted a Veterans Town Hall and heard how former members of the RCMP, the armed services, and their families have been profoundly disappointed in this Liberal government. Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 91 saw a lively full house of veterans sharing their stories with the NDP Critic for Veteran’s Affairs, MP Irene Mathyssen (London-Fanshawe), NDP Critic for National Defence, Randall Garrison (Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke), and MP MacGregor.

March 1st, 2017

Alistair speaks on Bill C-23

Mr. Alistair MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford, NDP):

Mr. Speaker, I congratulate the member for Nickel Belt for bringing forth this motion.