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Minister announces funding for Great Lakes protection

Minister announces funding for Great Lakes protection

Earlier this week, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna announced that the Government of Canada will be investing $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative. This funding is part of the $70.5 million of new funding that was earmarked in Budget 2017 for freshwater protection. The funding from this weeks’ announcement […]

Canadians get affordable housing help

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Canadians get affordable housing help

All Canadians need and deserve housing that is safe and affordable. A home makes Canadians feel more secure, making it easier to raise healthy children, pursue an education, and gain employment. Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, shared details […]

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Lead with Niagara-made economic ingenuity

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Lead with Niagara-made economic ingenuity

Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, today emphasized the government’s commitment to putting Canada’s skilled, talented, and creative people at the heart of a more innovative future economy – one that will create middle class jobs today and tomorrow. “As our government moves ahead with targeted changes to the corporate tax system, we […]

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MP Badawey consults local stakeholders on Trade and the Economy

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MP Badawey consults local stakeholders on Trade and the Economy

Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, met with local businesses, industry associations, post-secondary institutions, and local municipalities last week in order to discuss trade, transportation and the overall economic landscape in the Niagara region. The discussion focused on the Niagara Economic Gateway corridor strategy and how the Federal government can assist local municipalities, […]

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Federal Gas Tax Fund injects over $25M to Niagara Region

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Federal Gas Tax Fund injects over $25M to Niagara Region

The federal Gas Tax Fund provides predictable, long-term funding to municipalities to help them build and rehabilitate their infrastructure. These projects not only improve the local community, but the resulting jobs also contribute to the local economy. To date, $15 billion has been invested in municipalities through the federal Gas Tax Fund, with close to […]

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Funding opportunities announced for Ontario under the National Trade Corridor Fund

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Funding opportunities announced for Ontario under the National Trade Corridor Fund

The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors is key to the success of Canadian firms in the global marketplace. Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, encourages all stakeholder to submit expressions of interest under the National Trade Corridors Fund for projects addressing transportation bottlenecks, vulnerabilities and […]

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