Congratulations Oliver!

I was happy to meet with 12-year-old Oscar Oliver recently in Barrie and to purchase a backpack to assist with his campaign to help children impacted by the war in Ukraine. Every $50 donation to Oscar’s campaign will buy a new backpack filled with school and educational supplies, toys, candy, […]

Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard going on political blind date

Barrie-Innisfil Member of Parliament John Brassard will appear on an episode of TVO’s Political Blind Date documentary on Tues., Mar. 22, to discuss the state of veterans’ affairs in Canada. The episode airs at 9 p.m., streaming across Canada at tvo.org and on YouTube. Brassard will meet with Liberal Member […]

Government of Canada matching donations to Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal

The Government of Canada will match all eligible donations—not exceeding $100,000—made by individual Canadians to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal between February 24, 2022 and March 18, 2022, up to a maximum of $10 million. Click here to visit the Canadian Red Cross website for more information or to donate.

Conservatives condemn invasion of Ukraine

Putin’s unprovoked attack and invasion of Ukraine is a violation of its sovereignty and international law. Canada’s Conservatives stand in solidarity with Ukraine, it’s people, and Canadians of Ukrainian heritage in strong condemnation and will support severe sanctions against Russia and Putin. Canadians in Ukraine can find more information here. […]

Open letter to Barrie-Innisfil on ending federal COVID mandates

Dear Barrie-Innisfil: Hundreds of you have reached out to me over the past few days supporting the need to end all federal COVID mandates and restrictions. I have been calling for this action for well over a year. On March 1, 2021, I issued a joint news release with Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte […]

MPs Shipley and Brassard launch snow sculpture contest.

Barrie-area MPs hosting Family Snow Sculpture Contest

Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte MP Doug Shipley and Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard are holding a Family Snow Sculpture Contest this month. Shipley and Brassard kicked off the contest by building their own snow sculpture of a Canadian Flag behind the Southshore Community Centre in Barrie on Feb. 4. Residents are encouraged to join […]

MPs launch Family Snow Sculpture Contest

Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte MP Doug Shipley and Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard are holding a Family Snow Sculpture Contest this month. Shipley and Brassard kicked off the contest by building their own snow sculpture of a Canadian Flag behind the Southshore Community Centre in Barrie on Feb. 4. Residents are encouraged to join […]