Ron Cannan

Cannan: Legislation strengthens Canadian citizenship

Bill C-24 denies dual citizenship to anyone engaged in armed conflict with Canada, terrorism, high treason or spying offences.

Cannan: Science funding front & centre for Ottawa

Science and research funding a top priority of the federal government.

Cannan: Compassionate care benefits

Compassionate care benefits are available to individuals temporarily away from work to care for a significantly sick family member.

Cannan: Supporting local organizations with funding

Local organizations support a number of initiatives that have a positive impact on the community.

Cannan: Funding Innovative Research

Funded projects will accelerate research into new ways to diagnose and treat all types of neurological and mental illnesses.

Cannan: Infrastructure funding for the District of Lake Country

The District of Lake Country has received $250,000 in Gas Tax funds to support adoption of an Integrated Community Sustainability Plan.

Cannan: Service dogs will help veterans with PTSD

Pilot project to assess using psychiatric service dogs to assist veterans.

Cannan: Feds will transfer $4.17 billion for health care in B.C.

These record transfers are providing long-term, stable funding so that our health care system is there when Canadians need it.

Cannan: Protecting integrity of every ballot

Concerns have been raised about the ability to vouch for someone at the ballot box…

Cannan: Veteran affairs agent to remain in Kelowna

Kelowna will retain a veterans affairs client service agent on a permanent basis.

Cannan: Healthy lifestyle on government’s agenda

Unfortunately, the complicated language on drug labels means that there is a greater risk of taking these prescriptions incorrectly…

Cannan: Federal budget will make an impact on Kelowna-Lake Country

If I had to choose one federal initiative that has had a significant impact on our riding it would be spending on infrastructure.

Cannan: Innovation and job creation thriving in Kelowna-Lake Country

Okanagan College is working to become a driving engine of economic, social and cultural development in the region.

Cannan: Canada Summer Jobs office helping students find work

As a student growing up in Edmonton looking for a summer job, I would head over to the Summer Hire-A-Student office.

Cannan: Gov’t 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: 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: Ambitious trade missions can help promote local businesses

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

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.

Creating jobs in the Okanagan

On November 8th, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered the latest Economic Update.