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Let’s Talk Family-Run Campgrounds

This week, the Minister of Environment announced that she is holding consultations on Canada’s National Parks, under the title, “Let’s Talk Parks, Canada!”. I’d like to welcome the Minister to the conversation. I started this conversation last fall when I wrote to family run campgrounds across Canada. I asked them to support my petition calling […]

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Cabinet Shuffle Keeps Campgrounds Closing

Trudeau’s Cabinet shuffle was just one more illustration of the Liberals’ hostility toward small businesses. By not appointing a Minister solely responsible for Small Business and Tourism, the Trudeau Liberals are telling Canadians about the diminished importance they place on small businesses. Currently the Minister of Small Business and Tourism is pulling double duty as […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Questions Unfair Tax Treatment of Tourism Small Business

MP Cheryl Gallant Questions Unfair Tax Treatment of Tourism Small Business

As Official Opposition Critic for FedNor, I recently questioned announced Federal Tourism funding when family campgrounds are struggling to stay in business as a result of unfair taxation. The federal government is throwing away hard-earned taxpayer dollars when it funds a promotional program to “enhance a visitor’s experience” that will be out of business by […]

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MP Gallant Defends Family Campgrounds

I am calling on the Trudeau Liberals to drop plans to go after private, family-run campgrounds as a source of revenue to pay for out-of-control spending. This is a direct assault on middle class Canadians. Jobs in rural Ontario are scarce. This is another attack on rural Canada. Referring to the little noticed headline in […]

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