March 26, 2021
Time and again, this Prime Minister has shown he will enrich his wealthy friends and fire those who stand up to him, often at the expense of Canadians. Even when his backroom dealings do come to light, his instinct has consistently been to cover-up, obfuscate, or prorogue. Canadians deserve better. While we pass the one-year milestone into this pandemic, the idea of decency and accountability continues to confuse Justin Trudeau and his government. To discuss more about our Prime Minister’s unethical track record, we are joined by Michael Barrett, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, and Shadow Minister for Ethics.
November 10, 2020
Small and medium sized businesses are struggling to keep their doors open during the pandemic. To support entrepreneurs and workers, last week Conservatives passed a motion calling on the Trudeau government to postpone wage subsidy audits and to provide additional flexibility in the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy, the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, and other support programs. Unlike the Trudeau Liberals, who think small businesses are tax cheats, Conservatives know they are the backbone of our communities and key to reigniting the Canadian economy. Today on the Blueprint, I sit down with Pat Kelly, MP for Calgary Rocky Ridge and Shadow Minister for Small Business and Western Economic Development, to discuss how Conservatives are fighting for small businesses and workers.
November 6, 2020
For months, the families of the victims of the tragic Nova Scotia shooting have been calling for a public inquiry to get answers. Those calls were shamefully ignored by the Trudeau and McNeil Liberals, who instead announced a public review.
Only after immense public pressure, did Trudeau and McNeil’s Liberal governments cancel the public review and announce they would proceed with a full public inquiry into the tragedy.
Jamie sits down with
Shannon Stubbs, Shadow Minister for Public Safety and MP for Lakeland, to discuss the Trudeau government’s delays in getting the inquiry started and failure to get answers for the families of the twenty-two victims of the horrific attack in April.
October 23, 2020
For two weeks the Liberal MPs on the Ethics and Finance committees have continued to block the release of key documents related to the WE scandal. On the Blueprint, host Jamie Schmale sits down with
Michael Barrett, Conservative Shadow Minister for Ethics and MP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, to shed light on the Prime Minister’s attempts to shut down the WE scandal investigations, first through proroguing Parliament and now by stalling the work of these two committees.
August 21, 2020
After weeks of controversy surrounding the WE Scandal, Finance Minister Bill Morneau is the first thrown under the Liberal bus. Will he be the last? Jamie sits down with Pierre Poilievre, Shadow Minister for Finance, to get his take on recent events at the Finance Committee and what the resignation of Bill Morneau signals for the Liberal government.