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May 10, 2021 | No Comments

I spoke with Russian dissident opposed to Putin’s dictatorship 

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May 10, 2021 | No Comments

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May 5, 2021 | No Comments

May is MS Awareness Month

More than 90,000 Canadians live with MS. We have one of the highest rates of MS in the world. Together, let’s raise awareness in support of people living with MS. Join me and take action by joining the virtual carnation pinning.

Click on the link below:

www.takeactionforms.ca

 

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May 3, 2021 | No Comments

Folks are worried about internet censorship

Over the last two weeks I’ve heard from scores of people concerned about, Bill C-10 — An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act.

Despite its name, this Liberal bill is nothing short of an assault on free expression.

The bill would allow the government to regulate and restrict “broadcasts.”

What will they define as “broadcasts” you ask? 

“It’s your Facebook post. It’s your tweet. It’s your cat videos. It’s your pictures of your children and grandchildren and that sort of stuff,” said Peter Menzies, former CRTC vice-chair.

Canada is a free society and in a free society people need to have the freedom to access the internet.

This bill is completely out of line. 

If you agree please sign my petition against the Liberal government’s plan to censor free speech on the internet.

 

 

 

 

 

Instagram censored my comments on Trudeau’s vaccine failure

Watch my interview with CityNews Edmonton above. 

Sometimes it doesn’t feel like we are in 2021. Sometimes it feels like we’re in 1984. 

Last week, I shared a graphic noting the global scrutiny Justin Trudeau’s failure to procure vaccines has come under.

This is a well documented issue and multiple international and Canadian news agencies have commented on it, including CNN, BBC, etc.

Yet, despite the factualness of the post, Instagram censored it.

This is extremely alarming.

The idea that web giants are silencing Canadians when they criticize our government is an outrage. 

There’s serious problems with the Liberals COVID-19 policies. Every Canadian needs to be free to voice their concerns and push for better outcomes. After all, that’s what democracy is all about.

If you are looking for up-to-date information on the COVID-19 virus and public health announcements please check with Alberta Health Services or the Public Health Agency of Canada.

 

Must see video: Liberals ridiculous defence of online censorship

Liberal Minister Steven Guilbeault offers his confused rationale for taking out “user-generated” content from Bill C-10. Watch the video and judge for yourself. 

We Conservatives remain the only federal party opposed to the Liberals online censorship bill. 

The Liberals have failed on vaccines 

Dozens of countries around the world have fully vaccinated more people against COVID than Canada. Liberals have failed Canadians.

May is MS Awareness Month

 

Great to talk with the good folks of the MS Society. Let’s all do our part and support everyone living with MS.

I had a great chat with the leaders of the Africa Centre

I’m always glad to meet with our friends at the Africa Centre to help support the good work they do in the community.

In the news

—  Your free speech is at risk with Ottawa’s push to regulate online content, experts warn. Link

—  Ottawa’s move to regulate video posts on YouTube and social media called ‘assault’ on free speech. Link

—  Canadians need clarity from federal officials on COVID-19 health measures, vaccines. Link

—  Not enough Canadians know how important the oilsands are. Link

— Liberals’ dangerous arrogance didn’t begin and won’t end with internet-regulation bill. Link

—  Trudeau’s plan for the Internet: More patriotic propaganda, less choice for users. Link

You said it

— “Kerry, even though I don’t live in your riding, I still appreciate receiving your emails and getting a chance to give insight as a constituent and citizen and also participate in your polls.” —  Kathy H. 

—  Yes, the travel ban should have been done months ago, common sense!” —  Allen M. 

—  “All was too slow from the very beginning of the pandemic! This government is not solving problems just creating more!” —  Hazel C.

Last week’s straw poll results

 

In my last e-newsletter, I asked folks if they thought the Liberals were too slow to ban travel from COVID-19 hot spots. 

Folks were unanimous in saying the Liberals were too slow to introduce tough border controls. 

A big thanks to everyone who took part. I always appreciate hearing from you. 

 

Latest news on COVID-19 

 

You can find up-to-date information from Alberta Health Services or the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Alberta Health Services can also be reached by phone at 811. 

Benefits available for Canadians

There are programs available to help you and your family during this COVID pandemic. 

 

 

 

 

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I want to hear from you 

I’m always eager to hear from you. Do you have beefs? Bouquets? Suggestions?

Drop me a note to my e-mail address.

Please note our local Edmonton constituency office is currently still open to serve you but it’s by appointment only. We simply ask that you call ahead to book an appointment.

Call or e-mail us and we’ll be happy to serve you.

Thanks so much. Stay healthy!

E-mail:
Kerry.Diotte@parl.gc.ca

Phone:
(780) 495-3261

Mail (postage free): 
Kerry Diotte, MP 
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6

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May 3, 2021 | No Comments

Canada badly lags other countries on vaccines

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April 27, 2021 | No Comments

STOP THE LIBERAL PLAN TO CENSOR THE INTERNET

Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is concocting an internet control bill pitched as being all about what he calls “the safety and security of the Canadian population.”

One key component will be to crack down on so-called “hate speech.”

We all know that’s code for censorship of any speech Liberals don’t like.

We already have laws in our Criminal Code against libel, slander and promoting hatred. We cannot allow the Trudeau government to layer on additional draconian laws. 

Sign my petition below against this alarming intrusion into Canadians’ free speech.

I’ll not share your e-mail address or name with anyone but I’ll write a letter to Minister Guilbeault and the prime minister on your behalf demanding they stop this insidious legislation.

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April 26, 2021 | No Comments

Trudeau and his Liberals have done a terrible job fighting COVID

I was pleased to speak in the House of Commons about the Liberals’ terrible record on battling the COVID pandemic. Click on the video below to watch my member’s statement. 

 

Liberals failed to implement travel restrictions ’til it was too late — again!

Scores of countries have contained the COVID-19 virus. What’s one thing most of those countries have in common? A strong border policy for limiting international spread. 

This common sense approach is backed by the evidence. Yet, the Liberals have continuously failed to secure the border.

For example, as early as February 2020 we Conservatives were calling for stricter border controls for COVID-19 hot spots, but the Liberals wasted more than a month before they implemented even modest border controls.

The steps they have taken are half measures that recklessly allows the transmission of new COVID-19 variants into Canada. 

One expert called Trudeau’s border measures a “Swiss-cheese policy” because it has so many loopholes. 

Now we’re in a situation where the government is having to consider even more stringent travel bans. It did not have to come to this.

Canadians deserve better. 

Picture perfect mural 

 

Gotta love this mural on a building in the historic Highlands neighbourhood that’s part of my Edmonton Griesbach federal riding. What’s your favourite mural in Edmonton? Send them my way at kerry.diotte@parl.gc.ca or leave a comment when you do a survey. 

Thanks for the feedback

I’m always grateful for the constituents who take time to fill out my householder surveys so I know what’s most important to folks I represent as their Member of Parliament.

In the news

—  ‘It’s kind of depressing’: Exasperated Canadians watch Americans get vaccinated faster. Link

—  Trudeau minister mocks Erin O’Toole for wearing a pro-oil and gas t-shirt. Link

—  If Pearson was treated like Amazon, it would be closed. Link

—  With tougher border rules appearing to work, Iceland to relax some domestic restrictions. Link

—  Coun. Druh Farrell sends hardworking family’s dreams up in smoke. Link

—  Entertainment Tribalism and the Loss of Common Ground. Link

—  Trudeau’s COVID failures, lies a political epidemic. Link

You said it

—  “Alberta O&G is once again left out disgraceful. Shades of The disastrous Pierre Trudeau!.” —  Jack H.

—  “Promote Canadian energy vs. importing foreign sources.” —  Gerald C. 

—  “Complete the current pipeline.” —  George H.

Last week’s straw poll results

 

In my last e-newsletter, I asked folks if they were concerned about Canada’s record debt levels and the lack of a plan back to balance.

The vast majority of folks said they were concerned.

A big thanks to everyone who took part. I always appreciate hearing from you. 

Have your say

Do you think the Liberals were too slow to ban travel to COVID-19 hot spots? 

Have your say in my unofficial poll.

I’ll publish the results in next week’s e-newsletter.

 

 

 

 

 

Latest news on COVID-19 

 

You can find up-to-date information from Alberta Health Services or the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Alberta Health Services can also be reached by phone at 811. 

Benefits available for Canadians

There are programs available to help you and your family during this COVID pandemic. 

 

 

 

 

Share this valuable e-newsletter with a friend or post it on social media

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Members of Parliament get the most current, accurate and comprehensive updates regarding the COVID-19 crisis. Want regular highlights of these? Sign up for my e-newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time. Sign up here.

I want to hear from you 

I’m always eager to hear from you. Do you have beefs? Bouquets? Suggestions?

Drop me a note to my e-mail address.

Please note our local Edmonton constituency office is currently still open to serve you but it’s by appointment only. We simply ask that you call ahead to book an appointment.

Call or e-mail us and we’ll be happy to serve you.

Thanks so much. Stay healthy!

E-mail:
Kerry.Diotte@parl.gc.ca

Phone:
(780) 495-3261

Mail (postage free): 
Kerry Diotte, MP 
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6

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April 26, 2021 | No Comments

Have your say

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April 26, 2021 | No Comments

Trudeau and his Liberals have done a terrible job fighting COVID

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April 22, 2021 | No Comments

Survey

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