Letters to Ministers

Often, I will write official correspondence to federal Cabinet Ministers in order to inform them of the concerns of local residents, advocate on behalf of causes, or seek information on programs or initiatives of the Ministries under their jurisdiction.

You will find the letters that I have written to Ministers, as well as any responses that I have received, below.

Letters to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food:

2016-12-14 - Letter on Banning Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption

(2017-02-08 - Minister's Response on Banning Horse Slaughter)

(2017-03-29 - Minister's Response on Banning Horse Slaughter)

 

Letters to the Minister of Democratic Institutions:

2016-06-16 - Letter on Bill C-279, Ending Limitless Campaigns

 

Letters to the Minister of Envrionment and Climate Change:

2016-02-04 - Letter on Shawnigan Lake Water

(2016-08-30 - Minister's Response on Shawnigan Lake Water)

2016-04-06 - Letter on Electric Vehicles

 

Letters to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development:

2016-01-27 - Letter on Increasing CPP Death Benefits

2016-09-21 - Letter on Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits after taking early CPP

2016-10-14 - Letter on CPP Retroactivity Cap

(2016-12-01 - Minister's Response on CPP Retroactivity Cap)

 

Letters to the Minister of Finance:

2016-09-21 - Letter on Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits after taking early CPP

2016-10-14 - Letter on CPP Retroactivity Cap

2016-10-05 - Letter on Bill C-274, Family Transfers of Small Businesses

2016-12-13 - Letter on Credit Union Fairness

2016-12-15 - Letter on Home Buyers' Plan

(2017-01-31 - Minister's Response on Home Buyers' Plan)

2017-05-25 - Letter on the Taxation of CPP Death Benefits

(2017-07-12 - Minister's Response on the Taxation of CPP Death Benefits)

2017-06-14 - Letter on the Excise Tax on Beer

(2017-08-08 - Minister's Response on the Excise Tax on Beer)

2017-06-29 - Letter on GST New Housing Rebate

(2017-07-21 - Minister's Response on GST New Housing Rebate)

 

Letters to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans:

2015-12-10 - Letter on Shawnigan Lake Water

(2016-02-02 - Minister Response on Shawnigan Lake Water)

2016-05-03 - Letter on Richards Creek Quarry

(2016-06-13 - Minister Response on Richards Creek Quarry)

2017-02-24 - Letter on Port Renfrew Lifeboat Station

(2017-05-08 - Minister's Response on Port Renfrew Lifeboat Station)

2017-08-01 - Letter on Funding the Lake Cowichan Weir

(2017-09-11 - Minister's Response on Funding the Lake Cowichan Weir)

2017-09-13 - Letter on Fisheries Act Enforcement


Letters to the Minister of Health:

2016-01-26 - Letter in Support of a National Palliative Care Strategy

2016-04-18 - Letter on Medical Marijuana Regulations

2016-08-02 - Letter on Local Medical Marijuana Producers

(2017-02-01 - Minister's Response on Medical Marijuana Regulations and Producers)

 

Letters to the Minister of Canadian Heritage:

2017-07-26 - Letter on Changes to the Broadcasting Act

(2017-08-21 - Minister's Response on Changes to Broadcasting Act)

 

Letters to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship:

2016-03-04 - Letter on Application Processing Times

(2016-04-15 - Minister's Response on Application Processing Times)

2017-03-07 - Letter on Temporary Resident Visa Appeals

(2017-04-18 - Minister's Response on Temporary Resident Visa Appeals)

 

Letters to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs:

2017-02-16 - Letter on Post-Secondary Student Support Program

(2017-07-28 - Minister's Response on Post-Secondary Student Support Program)

 

Letters to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General:

2016-01-25 - Letter on Animal Cruelty

(2016-02-21 - Minister's Response on Animal Cruelty)

2016-04-18 - Letter on Medical Marijuana Access Regulations

(2016-05-20 - Minister's Response on Medical Marijuana Access Regulations)

2017-08-15 - Letter on Bill S-217

 

Letters to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness:

2016-04-29 - Letter on RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program

(2016-11-01 - Minister's Response on RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program)

2017-08-23 - Letter on RCMP Unionization

2017-08-24 - Letter on Police Services on Penelakut Island

 

Letters to the Minister of Public Service and Procurement:

2016-01-25 - Letter on Shawnigan Lake Water

(2016-03-17 - Minister's Response on Shawnigan Lake Water)

 

Letters to the Minister of Transport:

2015-12-09 - Letter on BC Ferries Funding

(2016-01-12 - Minister's Response on BC Ferries Funding)

2016-09-21 - Letter on Private Aerodromes

2017-06-13 - Letter on Problem Anchorages

(2017-07-21 - Minister's Response on Problem Anchorages)

2017-08-24 - Letter on Chemainus Small Aircraft Traffic



Letters to Minister of Veterans Affairs:

2016-06-20 - Letter on Asbestos in Navy Ships

(2016-08-12 - Minister's Response on Asbestos in Navy Ships)

2016-06-23 - Letter on Support for Veterans

(2016-08-24 - Minister's Response on Support for Veterans)

2017-03-07 - Letter on Compensation for Injured Veterans