Press Releases

Harper Government Launches Enabling Accessibility Fund Call for Proposals

June 25, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), today announced the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Call for Proposals for projects that increase accessibility in Canadian communities. Organizations are encouraged to apply for funding through the EAF 2014 call for proposals for projects ...


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Government of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation Install AEDs in Local Recreational Arenas Across Oxford

June 19, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, announced today that recreational arenas across Oxford County are now equipped with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), thanks to a partnership between the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF). There are now 13 AEDs installed in facilities across Oxford County including: ...


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Harper Government Creating A Competitive Advantage For Swine Exporters

June 17, 2014

Woodstock, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of over $1 million to the Canadian Swine Exporters Association (CSEA) to help boost international recognition of Canada’s superior purebred swine genetics. This investment will help CSEA members increase awareness of the value and quality ...


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Defence Industry Partners With Government of Canada To Promote Jobs For Veterans

May 29, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) has become the latest organization to partner with Veterans Affairs Canada and participate in its Hire a Veteran initiative. CADSI, a national business association, will encourage its members ...


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MP MacKenzie Announces Passage of Private Member’s Bill At Third Reading In House Of Commons

May 28, 2014

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, today announced an update on the progress of his Private Member’s Bill C-483, An Act To Amend The Corrections and Conditional Release Act (Escorted Temporary Absence). Bill C-483 has now passed third reading and has been adopted by the House of Commons with overwhelming support. The ...


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Government of Canada Improves Accessibility for Canadians with Disabilities in Ingersoll

March 20, 2014

Ingersoll, ON – Canadians with disabilities will gain better access to programs and services in their community, today announced Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development). PlayRight Playgrounds Ingersoll is receiving $45 000.00 from the Enabling Accessibility Fund to improve accessibility for Canadians ...


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Local Economy of Oxford Will Benefit from $53 Billion New Building Canada Plan

February 19, 2014

Ottawa, ON – Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today highlighted important details of the $53 billion New Building Canada Plan. These details, which relate to ...


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Minister Goodyear Highlights Benefits of Economic Action Plan 2014 in Oxford

February 19, 2014

Woodstock, ON-FedDev Ontario Minister Gary Goodyear today spoke to members of the Woodstock District Chamber of Commerce to highlight the Government of Canada’s latest initiatives in Economic Action Plan 2014 to support jobs and growth, while returning to balanced budgets in 2015. Minister Goodyear outlined a number of targeted and affordable measures proposed in Economic ...


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Economic Action Plan 2014 Demonstrates Commitment To Jobs And Opportunities

February 11, 2014

Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, is pleased to welcome Economic Action Plan 2014, and its focus on job creation, economic growth, and keeping taxes low – along with its plan to get back to balance by 2015. “I am very pleased with the budget Minister Flaherty brought forth today and our plan to ...


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MP MacKenzie Invites Local Employers To Apply For Canada Summer Jobs Funding

December 2, 2013

Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, today is inviting employers to apply for funding through the 2014 Canada Summer Jobs program. Canada Summer Jobs helps students gain the skills and experience they need to be successful now and in the future, while earning money for the upcoming school year. “Our government’s top ...


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