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November 20, 2019

Same Faces, Same Failures in Trudeau’s New Cabinet: Scheer

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet:“On Oct. 21, Justin Trudeau lost seats in every region of the country and lost nearly one million votes from the 2015 election. Canadians sent him a clear message...

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November 20, 2019

Andrew Scheer Statement on CN Rail Strike

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued a statement on the CN Rail Strike:“The CN strike is hurting all aspects of our economy, from agriculture, to manufacturing, to mining. That is why Justin Trudeau must recall Parliament as soon as possible to enact emergency...

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November 19, 2019

Raquel Dancho - Meet our new MPs

We have a number of new MPs heading to the House of Commons - some for the very first time. We'll be profiling these new MPs over the next couple of weeks, watch below!

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November 14, 2019

Scheer blasts Blanchet, Trudeau for divisive attacks on western Canada

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued a statement on Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet’s comments yesterday following his meeting with Justin Trudeau:“Mr. Blanchet’s comments yesterday toward western Canada were both insulting and completely disingenuous.“Insulting because he accused westerners of faking a unity...

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Terry Dowdall

Meet The Candidate

An experienced and trusted community member who is proud to call Simcoe-Grey home!

Terry Dowdall has had 18 years of municipal experience, serving the Township of Essa, most recently as Mayor.  He served as a Simcoe County councillor since 2003, and was elected in 2014 and again in 2016 as the County’s Deputy Warden.  He finished his municipal career serving as the Acting Warden of Simcoe County, when he won the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) nomination in March 2018, for Simcoe-Grey. Additionally, he has served three terms on the board of directors for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.  The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has been the national voice of municipal governments since 1901.  Its board is comprised of elected municipal officials   from various sized communities across Canada.  FCM carries the municipal message to the federal government.  

A champion of the community and keen on building relationships across sectors

Terry has forged strong partnerships with representatives from the public and private sectors, in order to effectively advance key inter-municipal initiatives, including infrastructure and development projects, area transportation systems, policing models, housing strategies, and budgetary and funding issues.  He was also instrumental in orchestrating a pilot partnership with the Township of Essa, the Simcoe County District School Board, and the Nottawasaga OPP, to develop a model whereby shared space would enable the construction of new facilities in the community, all under one roof, using different sources of funding.  This initiative resulted in significant cost savings to the tax payers. 

A local small business owner who raised his family in Simcoe-Grey

His meaningful and directly relevant public sector experience is complemented by his private sector background as a small business and commercial property owner.  As an employer, Terry gained strong financial management, leadership and business skills. ... Read Bio