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April 12, 2021

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Justin Trudeau’s vaccine failure

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement: “Canadians are having a very difficult time coping with the current spike in COVID-19 cases and accompanying lockdowns. Hospitalizations and ICU admissions are soaring. Business are closed, and workers are losing their...

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April 06, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole pledges pandemic response public inquiry

  Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement: “Last spring, when it was clear that vaccines would be the key tool to turn the page in the crisis, Justin Trudeau dropped the ball completely. “He turned to China, of all...

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March 25, 2021

Conservative statement on Liberal Carbon Tax Supreme Court ruling

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on the Liberal Carbon Tax: “Canada’s Conservatives will repeal Justin Trudeau’s Carbon Tax. We will protect the environment and fight the reality of climate change, but...

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March 08, 2021

Conservative statement on International Women’s Day

Ottawa, ON – Jag Sahota, Conservative Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality, released the following statement in recognition of International Women’s Day: “Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. First celebrated in 1911, International Women’s Day is an opportunity for us to not only reflect on the achievements that the women before...

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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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