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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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October 03, 2019

Andrew Scheer announces plan for volunteer heroes to get ahead

New Conservative government to make it easier for volunteers to qualify for tax credits recognizing their service A new Conservative government will allow more search and rescue volunteers and volunteer firefighters to qualify for tax savings, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced today. “Communities across Canada rely on volunteers for essential...

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Karen Vecchio

Meet Your MP

Karen was first elected on October 19, 2015 to represent the riding of Elgin-Middlesex-London in the 42nd Parliament. 

Karen is the Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development. She is a Member of the Conservative Party Shadow Cabinet, Chair of the Status of Women Committee, Chair of the Conservative Social Development Advisory Caucus, Member of the Auto Caucus, Seniors Caucus, Anti-Poverty Caucus, Agricultural Caucus, Great Lakes Caucus; and Member of the Canada-United States Inter-parliamentary Group. In her role as the Shadow Minister, Karen deals with issues related to housing and homelessness, poverty, childcare, as well as issues related to youth and seniors.

Karen’s experience as an Executive Assistant to a former Member of Parliament provided her with a greater understanding of federal government programs and their connection to individuals, not-for-profit organizations and small businesses in the community.

In her personal capacity, Karen is married to Mike Vecchio and they have 5 children. She is very proud of her rural roots and strong family core values.




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