Liberals name Werbiski as federal candidate

Liberals name Werbiski as federal candidateKen Werbiski will again be the federal Liberal party candidate in Portage-Lisgar. The Liberal Portage-Lisgar riding association made the announcement official late last week. Werbiski of Portage ran in the 2015 federal election. To date, incumbent Candice Bergen and Werbiski are the only two names vying for the federal seat in the Oct. 21 federal…

Portage Lisgar MP Bergen: PM Trudeau is the worst

Portage Lisgar MP Bergen not impressed with PM Trudeau's performance, especially when women are concerned.

Portage Lisgar MP Bergen: PM Trudeau is the worst  For the past four years, I’ve had a front-row seat to witness the effects of Justin Trudeau’s arrogance and failed policy both inside and outside the House of Commons. It was shortly after his election in 2015 when Trudeau stormed across the House of Commons in a fit of rage and elbowed one of…

People’s Party of Canada members meet in Portage-Lisgar

People's Party of Canada members meet in Portage-Lisgar

People’s Party of Canada members meet in Portage-LisgarIt’s been a while since Maxime Bernier severed his relationship with the Conservative Party of Canada to found the People's Party of Canada, but the fledgling party is getting ready to test the political waters for the first time on Oct. 21, in the next Canadian federal election. Bernier has previously stated he has candidates…

Bergen’s campaign flavoured speech tells Manitoba Wildlife Federation AGM Conservatives will repeal Liberal gun laws

Bergen’s campaign flavoured speech tells Manitoba Wildlife Federation AGM Conservatives will repeal Liberal gun lawsSpeaking at the Manitoba Wildlife Federation’s 75th Annual General Meeting and Convention April 12, Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen said a Conservative government “will repeal and replace the Liberal’s ineffective gun legislation.” “75 years is a remarkable accomplishment and I applaud the Manitoba Wildlife Federation for all their hard work and dedication to wildlife conservation in…

Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola dispute

Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola dispute

Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola disputeRecently, the Chinese government cancelled the canola import permit for one of Canada's largest grain processors, Winnipeg-based Richardson International, citing insect infestation concerns. Conservatives know that the issue at hand is not Canada’s canola product. Canada produces the best canola in the world. Rather, this calls into question Justin Trudeau’s ongoing failure to handle Canada’s…

Portage residents brave cold weather to skate with MP

Portage residents brave cold weather to skate with MPSUBMITTED Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen, recently, hosted a skate on Crescent Lake. Those who attended enjoyed an afternoon of skating, hot dogs and cocoa. Typically, Bergen hosts Christmas teas to celebrate the season. This year, however, to connect with more families, she decided to plan a skating event for constituents of all ages to enjoy…

MP to host local NAFTA roundtable talks

MP to host local NAFTA roundtable talksPortage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen has scheduled two Sept. 11, roundtable discussions in the wake of recent NAFTA negotiations. The MP has been touring Conservative Party of Canada concerns with her summer “Defends Local Jobs” tour. The Portage-Lisgar roundtable meetings, the MP says, is to “meet with local business owners from across Portage-Lisgar in regard to…

Bergen to co-chair convention plenary sessions

Bergen to co-chair convention plenary sessionsHalifax, Nova Scotia – Over the next few days, Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen, P.C., and Conservative House Leader will join together with members of the Conservative Party of Canada in Halifax for the 2018 Conservative Convention. MP Bergen will serve as co-chair for the Plenary Sessions on Saturday, where she will moderate the debates and votes…