Earl Dreeshen

Red Deer Mountainview

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October 17, 2019

100 Day Action Plan: Repealing Trudeau carbon tax before January 1

Families will start saving hundreds of dollars per year for coldest winter months As part of its 100 Day Action Plan, a new Conservative government will repeal Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax as its first piece of legislation, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said today.  Scheer has already announced that he will...

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October 16, 2019

100 Day Action Plan: Real consequences for breaking ethics laws

New Conservative government to bring real accountability and transparency to government A new Conservative government will introduce legislation to attach stiff penalties for violating ethics laws and strengthen the powers of parliamentary watchdogs during its first 100 days, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced today. Scheer said he will establish penalties...

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October 16, 2019

Justin Trudeau cannot be trusted – he is pitting province against province, Canadian against Canadian

Trudeau calls on Québecers to fight Ontario and Alberta Today during a press conference, Justin Trudeau called on Québecers to fight Albertans and Ontarians.Here is what Trudeau said:“[Q]uébecers need to stand up and fight against those like Jason Kenney and Doug Ford and other conservative politicians.”But here is what Trudeau...

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October 15, 2019

Conservatives to support parents in mourning

New conservative government to extend EI parental leave to parents in mourning A new Conservative government will ensure that EI parental leave is extended for eight weeks following the death of a baby, affording parents experiencing unimaginable tragedy a much-needed opportunity to begin coping with their loss. “With this policy,...

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Earl Dreeshen

Meet The Candidate

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

Currently serving as the Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, Earl has prior experience as 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)

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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