Ron Cannan

Cannan: Better access to Alberta oil sands scientific data

Recently, the government announced two new online tools that will improve access to accurate and important government information.

Cannan: 2013 budget makes impact on Kelowna-Lake Country

I look forward to continuing to work with my municipal and provincial counterparts to identify our riding’s infrastructure priorities.

Cannan: Winemakers provide significant boost to Canada’s economy

Canada’s Wine Economy—Ripe Robust Remarkable, confirms the wine industry has become a significant contributor to the Canadian economy

Cannan: Canada Summer Jobs office helps students find work

Now is the time for Kelowna and Lake Country employers to consider hiring a student with the help of the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Cannan: Christmas a time to be thankful that we are Canadians

There is a Christmas story which tells the tale of a town hit by hard times as the season of giving approaches.

Cannan: Financial tools that can help Canadians manage their finances

Canadians will be able to save an additional $500 in their Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) starting in 2013.

Cannan: Constituents prepared to stand up against bullying

There are two constituents who continue to raise awareness about bullying in our community.

Cannan: Misunderstandings about Canada-China trade clarified

It is clear from the concerns being expressed that the Internet is a source of erroneous information about Canada/China investments.

Cannan: Canada is a leader in science and technology innovation

Science and Technology Week in Canada is a great opportunity to raise awareness of their importance in Canada.

Cannan: Raising awareness of Canadian achievements in science and technology

Over the past five years, real improvements have occurred in the magnitude and quality of Canadian science and technology.

Cannan: Seeking ideas for projects to connect youth to new jobs

It’s great to get positive feedback and to know that federal government programs like Canada Summer Jobs are working.

Cannan: Federal government invests in education, innovation for a prosperous economy

Post secondary research sparks the creation of new knowledge, products, services and policies that support Canada’s economy.

Cannan: Feds propose help for parents

Announcements from the Government of Canada of interest to families.

Cannan: Building great economic partnerships in the Okanagan

The possibilities of growth for Okanagan business has increased tenfold now United Airlines has announced it will fly direct YLW and LAX.

Cannan: High hopes for new review and complaints commission

In the House of Commons the government tabled Bill C-42, the proposed Enhancing Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability Act.

Cannan: Ambitious trade missions can help local businesses

The federal government’s Economic Action Plan 2012 emphasized our commitment to creating jobs and long-term prosperity for Canadians.

Cannan: It was an Interesting week for Kelowna-Lake Country MP in Parliament

It is 1 a.m. on Wednesday and my colleagues and I are gathering in the House of Commons to legislate that CP Rail get moving again.

Cannan: Misleading argument about refugees and immigration

One of the myths that continually swirl around the Internet is that it is more advantageous to be a refugee than a pensioner in Canada.

Cannan: Support Mental Health Week

Kelowna MP Ron Cannan says mental health issues are among the most difficult to deal with in our community.

Cannan: Consumer protection enhanced

I had a constituent contact our office recently because of an incident with her credit card.