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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

This page provides information on the federal government’s announced and implemented COVID-19 response and relief programs. It is current as of April 9.
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March 22

Letter to Minister O'Regan

Regarding support for Alberta
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March 18

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Today, the Prime Minister announced measures to assist workers and families deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that these measures were just announced. We do not yet have information on eligibility or application processes for most of these programs. As soon as we have that information, we will share it.
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March 17

Albertans need support to deal with COVID-19 impacts now

We are grateful for the steps that the Liberal government has taken to protect public health in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. These steps are necessary to protect Canadians, to slow down the spread of the virus, and to relieve the burden on our healthcare systems.
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March 13

COVID-19 Constituency Office Update

My offices in Edmonton and Ottawa are open to help constituents deal with COVID-19 and other federal issues at this time and will remain open so long as it is safe to do so.
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March 5

Mining companies are destroying our nation’s reputation around the world.

Canadians take great pride in the peacekeeping and development work we do, but while Canadian aid organizations are drilling for water, international mining companies are flying the Canadian flag and poisoning the wells.
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February 3

NDP Statement on International Development Week

The NDP Critic for International Development, Heather McPherson, released the following statement:
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January 23

Town Hall with MP Heather McPherson

Join Heather McPherson on Wednesday, February 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Ritchie Community Hall, 7727 98 street, for her first community town hall since the election.
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January 14

Support for families of victims of Flight 752

The Government of Canada is offering the following supports for families and anyone else affected by the Flight 752 tragedy. If, in addition, my office is able to offer any assistance in accessing services in any way, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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January 8

Statement on the tragic plane crash in Iran

I am deeply saddened by the tragic plane crash in Tehran which has resulted in numerous loss of life. In particular, I grieve for the Edmonton community who have been impacted by this horrific incident, many of whom have deep ties to the University of Alberta.  
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