Press Releases

Canada Summer Jobs Applications 2016 To Be Available Soon

December 3, 2015

OTTAWA, ON– Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, is happy to announce that not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees will soon be able to apply for funding under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. CSJ creates summer job opportunities and valuable work experience specifically for youth aged 15 ...


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MP MacKenzie Announces Important Investment through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

July 30, 2015

Ottawa, ON-Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), today announced that several communities and organizations throughout Oxford will be receiving funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. The Harper Government has approved a total of ...


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Government of Canada Announces Two Calls for Proposals for Projects Helping Seniors Across Canada

June 2, 2015

Ottawa, ON–  Today, Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford,  on behalf of the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), highlighted two New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) calls for proposals for projects that will keep Canadian seniors active, engaged, and informed., The application period for both calls for proposal began on May 29, ...


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The Harper Government Extends The Universal Child Care Benefit Application Deadline

May 6, 2015

Ottawa, ON– The Harper Government is extending the application deadline to apply for the enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) until May 15 so that more families can receive their UCCB cheque in July. The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, announced the extension today and asked for help from the media ...


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MP Dave MacKenzie Supports Economic Action Plan 2015

April 22, 2015

Ottawa, ON– Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, is welcoming the Harper Government’s Economic Action Plan 2015. It will support jobs and growth in Oxford, help our families and communities prosper and ensure the security of all Canadians. “We have kept our promise to Canadians by balancing the budget in 2015, the first balanced ...


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MP MacKenzie Announces PMB C-483 Passes Third Reading In The Senate

December 12, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, today announced that his Private Member’s Bill, C-483, An Act To Amend The Corrections and Conditional Release Act (Escorted Temporary Absence), recently passed third reading in the Senate . Bill C-483 will amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act so that offenders serving life sentences will ...


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Government of Canada Supports Summer Jobs for Youth

December 10, 2014

Ottawa, ON– Employers can now apply for funding under Canada Summer Jobs 2015 today, announced Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford. The funding will create thousands of job opportunities for students across the country. Funding will be available to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and small businesses to hire qualified young people aged 15 to ...


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MP MacKenzie Announces Update On Progress Of Private Member’s Bill

December 5, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, recently appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs to discuss his Private Member’s Bill, C-483, An Act To Amend The Corrections and Conditional Release Act (Escorted Temporary Absence). Bill    C-483 seeks to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act by transferring the ...


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Federal Gas Tax Fund Supports Local Infrastructure in Oxford

November 10, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced today that the second installment of the federal Gas Tax Fund for 2014 is being made available to support local infrastructure priorities. ...


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MP MacKenzie Announces New National Tribute to Mark 75th Anniversary of Canada’s Engagement in the Second World War

November 10, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced a new national tribute to mark the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second Word War and the extraordinary role Canadians played in the Allied victory. All living Canadian Veterans of the ...


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