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February 19, 2021

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Liberal COVID-19 response

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the latest disastrous developments in Canada’s vaccination procurement:“Today is another disappointing day for Canadians who know that without vaccines, there is no recovery.“Canada’s daily vaccination rate is the lowest in the...

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October 06, 2019

Canada’s Conservatives announce plan to support fisheries

A new Conservative government would engage new strategies, partnerships and provide funding to support critical industry Alfie MacLeod, Conservative Candidate for Cape Breton – Canso, and Eddie Orrell, Conservative Candidate for Sydney – Victoria, were in Glace Bay today to speak with local fish harvesters about Andrew Scheer’s plan to...

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October 05, 2019

Justin Trudeau must fire Liberal candidate with history of sexism and misogyny

Trudeau continues to support candidate despite disparaging comments toward women Yesterday Postmedia exposed numerous sexist comments by Justin Trudeau’s handpicked candidate in Sydney-Victoria, Jamie Battiste, which were made between 2012-2016. While some of Battiste’s comments are too inappropriate to repeat, he joked about sexually assaulting women and believes their role...

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October 04, 2019

Andrew Scheer releases Conservative plan for A Safer Canada

Conservative plan takes real action to fight crime vs. Trudeau’s do-nothing gun ban A new Conservative government will take real action to fight gang and gun violence, combat human trafficking, and tackle drug addictions and recovery, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced today. “As Prime Minister, I will lead a government...

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Karen Vecchio

Meet Your MP

Karen Vecchio was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London in 2015 and re-elected in 2019 for a second term.

Karen currently serves as the Deputy House Leader for the Official Opposition. She participates regularly in the All-Party Agricultural Caucus, the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus, the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Caucus, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

In her capacity as Member of Parliament, Karen has served as Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality (2019-2020); Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (2017-2020); Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development; Chair of the Conservative Social Development Caucus (2016-2019) and the Conservative Caucus Liaison to the LGBTQ2+ community.

Karen was raised on a turkey and hog farm in Sparta, Ontario and remains connected to her rural roots in Southern Ontario. Prior to entering politics, she owned and operated a small business in London, Ontario and worked alongside MP Joe Preston as his Executive Assistant for 11 years.

Karen is married to Mike and they have 5 children.

 

 

 

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