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June 07, 2021

Conservatives standing up to Liberals’ unprecedented attacks on freedom of speech

Ottawa, ON – Rachael Harder, Conservative Shadow Minister for Digital Government, and Alain Rayes, Conservative Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage, issued the following statement after the Liberals and the Bloc Québécois shamefully colluded to try to ram Bill C-10 through Parliament, which aims to regulate the social media content of...

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May 11, 2021

Conservatives call on the Trudeau government to invoke pipeline treaty to save Line 5

Ottawa, ON – Greg McLean, Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources, and the Hon. Michael Chong, Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Gérard Deltell, House Leader of the Official Opposition, released the following statement on Enbridge Line 5: “Canadian energy security is at risk. “The governor of Michigan is...

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April 29, 2021

Erin O’Toole calls on Trudeau to vaccinate Canadians by May long weekend

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on Justin Trudeau to ensure Canadians have vaccines by the May long weekend: “Today, Canada’s Conservatives are calling on the Trudeau government to ensure...

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April 22, 2021

Secure Canada’s borders

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement calling on Justin Trudeau to take action and secure Canada’s borders: “Throughout April, dozens of COVID-positive flights have been landing in Canada. With them, they have brought the risk of new variants,...

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Earl Dreeshen

Meet Your MP

Earl was most recently re-elected in 2019 as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Red Deer – Mountain View. Previously, Earl served three terms as the Member of Parliament following his successes in the elections of 2008, 2011, and 2015.

Currently serving on the Industry, Science, and Technology Standing Committee, Earl has prior experience as the Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology and as a Member of the Standing Committees on International Trade, Health, Public Accounts, Ethics, and Aboriginal Affairs. 

Earl is also experienced in Parliamentary Diplomacy and has served as a Canadian delegate for ParlAmericas, the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, as well as the Parliamentary Association for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

In 2014, Earl was one of a small number of MPs who have been able to successfully change the criminal code through a Private Members Bill with Bill C-444 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (personating peace officer or public officer).

In 2018, Earl served as co-chair for the Alberta MP Rural Crime Taskforce where he and his colleagues travelled the provinces hearing from experts and affected Albertans over the course of months. The work resulted in Towards a Safer Alberta report that is helping shape our parties policies on rural crime and other justice related issues. 

Earl holds a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta and taught Mathematics and Science at the Innisfail High School for 34 years, retiring in June 2008. 

Earl and his wife Judy are proud to be fourth-generation farmers and life-long residents Central Alberta. Together they have two grown children, Megan and Devin, along with three grandchildren, and own and operate a family farm near Pine Lake, Alberta.

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