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STAYING CONNECTED ! DECEMBER 2014
The year 2014 is already coming to an end and I think we can be proud of the balance sheet that can be drawn for the riding of Miramichi. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! NOVEMBER 2014
As we begin the month of November, in which we mark Remembrance Day, we cannot forget the terrible events that happened in Ottawa on October 22 and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec the previous week. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! SEPTEMBER 2014
September means for many of us the end of holidays, especially for teachers and students who are returning to the classroom. I want to wish you a wonderful 2014-2015 school year! More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! JULY 2014
Last month was firstly, and unfortunately, marked by the sad events in Moncton. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! JUNE 2014
What a great month May was for the Miramichi! The Minister of Transport met with stakeholders from our province and listened to our concerns regarding CN's plan to discontinue rail operations in the Newcastle subdivision. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! MAY 2014
First, the entire Miramichi region as well as myself was deeply saddened by the passing of my friend Jim Flaherty on April 10th... He was a great man and a great friend to Miramichi. Our thoughts and prayers are with Christine, the boys, and his family. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! MARCH 2014
First, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the birthday wishes. Your messages of support always make me extremely happy. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! FEBRUARY 2014
It is with pleasure that I begin a new year as your federal representative for the riding of Miramichi. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and that 2014 will be a wonderful year for each of you . More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! DECEMBER 2013
It's already the end of the year and once again it passed so fast! So this is our last E-Newsletter for 2013. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! NOVEMBER 2013
November 11th marks Remembrance Day everywhere across Canada. Together, it is our duty to pass on the legacy and keep the memories of our Canadian Veterans alive. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! OCTOBER 2013
October 1st is National Seniors Day. The Government of Canada officially created the National Seniors Day in 2010 to provide an opportunity for all Canadians to honor them and show their appreciation. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! AUGUST 2013
First of all, I would like to wish you a Happy New Brunswick Day! I hope you will be able to take part in the celebrations and that you have fun celebrating our beautiful province. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! JULY 2013
Summer has finally arrived and it's another session that comes to an end on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! JUNE 2013
As summer is knocking at our doors, it's another busy session that’s ending soon on Parliament Hill. Then I’ll have the pleasure to take a little rest, but also to spend more time with you in the riding. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! MAY 2013
I hope you had a nice month of April. On April 21st, the Government of Canada launched the website NeedHelpNow.ca with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! APRIL 2013
I hope you have enjoyed the month of March that just passed so fast and that you had the opportunity to take part in various celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! MARCH 2013
First, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who took a few minutes to wish me a happy birthday. Your wishes and messages of support always make me extremely happy. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! FEBRUARY 2013
On January 16, I had the opportunity, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, to announce that the Government of Canada has purchased land for the permanent facility for the Public Service Pay Centre in Miramichi More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! JANUARY 2013
I hope you had a joyous holiday season, surrounded by friends and loved ones. I’d also like to take this opportunity to wish you a happy and prosperous 2013! More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! OCTOBER 2012
The arrival of October reminds us that autumn has arrived with its beautiful colors. More...

 

WORKING WHILE ON CLAIM PILOT PROJECT ADJUSTED
Ottawa, Ontario—The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today announced the Government’s intent to adjust the Employment Insurance (EI) Working While on Claim pilot project. More...

 

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA LAUNCHES CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS
OTTAWA – On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, Tilly O’Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced the launch of a Call for Proposals for projects that will prevent and reduce violence against women and girls in Canada More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! AUGUST 2012
First of all, I would like to wish you a Happy New Brunswick Day. I hope you have taken part in the celebrations and have had the pleasure to celebrate our beautiful province. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! JULY 2012
After a busy session, I am back in the riding to start the summer season during which I will participate in many festivals and events. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! APRIL 2012
The federal government has recently tabled its Budget and presented its 2012 Economic Action Plan. took action to ensure the sustainability of Old Age Security and is committed to sustainable social programs and a secure retirement for Canadians. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! MARCH 2012
Saint Patrick's Day has special meaning here in the Miramichi Region. Like myself, a great many Miramichiers have Irish roots. This is a wonderful opportunity for people of all backgrounds in our community to celebrate the tremendous influence Irish culture has had on the Miramichi as well as the entire country. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! NOVEMBER 2011
November 11, 2011, marks the 93nd anniversary of the end of the First World War. Ninety-three years ago, over 66,000 courageous Canadians gave their lives defending our country More...

 

Harper Government Helps New Brunswick Attract International Investment to Secure Jobs, Growth and Prosperity in the Region
(October 24, 2011) Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today announced that five organizations in New Brunswick will receive Government of Canada funding to attract, retain and expand foreign direct investment. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! OCTOBER 2011
We are back to the House of Commons on Parliament Hill and I'm already busy working on several issues. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! AUGUST 2011
First of all, I would like to wish you a Happy New Brunswick Day. I hope you have taken part in the celebrations and have had the pleasure to celebrate our beautiful province. More...

 

Tilly O’Neill Gordon, MP Encourages Youth to Aboriginal Apply for Foreign Aid Internships
OTTAWA, Ontario - Today, Tilly O'Neill Gordon, MP encouraged local aboriginal youth in the Miramichi Riding to participate in the Government of Canada’s new International Aboriginal Youth Internship (IAYI) initiative. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! JULY 2011
I would like first of all to wish you Happy Canada Day. I hope you were able to take part in the festivities and had fun celebrating this beautiful country of ours. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! JUNE 2011
In the month of May, we celebrated Mental Health week from May 1 to 7, Mother's Day on May 9, the International Day of Families on the 15th, National Missing Children's Day on the 25th and the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on the 29th. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED ! MAY 2011
I wish to thank all voters for having once again shown their confidence in me and in the efforts put forward by a Conservative Government to better the region. More...

 

Emergency Preparedness Week – May 1 to 7, 2011
MP for Miramichi Tilly O’Neill Gordon Announces Launch of 16th Annual Emergency Preparedness Week, encouraging Canadians to take practical steps to prepare for emergencies More...

 

Saint Patrick’s Day: A Tradition for MP O’Neill Gordon
Ottawa (Ontario)- March 17 is the day to celebrate Irish culture. Saint Patrick’s Day or the National Holiday of Ireland is a Christian festival that celebrates Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Canadians across the country celebrate this day by sharing a drink with friends and family and listening to Celtic music.

This celebration is particularly special for MP for Miramichi Tilly O’Neill Gordon because she herself is Irish. What’s more, the first Irish immigrants settled around Miramichi, the riding O’Neill Gordon represents in the House of Commons. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! MARCH 2011
The arrival of March means that the next budget will soon be tabled. Our government has worked very hard, taking great care to consider the comments and suggestions of Canadians. More...

 

MP O’Neill Gordon begins 2011 with new duties in the House of Commons
Ottawa (Ontario) – Another session of Parliament is beginning in Ottawa after a busy year. More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! FEBRUARY 2011
Early February sees us returning to Ottawa to begin a new session of Parliament. In addition to sitting on the Standing Committee on Health (HESA), I have returned to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO).More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED! JANUARY 2011
I hope you had a joyous holiday season, surrounded by friends and loved ones. I’d also like to take this opportunity to wish you a happy and prosperous 2011!More...

 

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA EXTENDS THE DEADLINE FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS UNDER CANADA’S ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN
Belledune, New Brunswick, December 3, 2010 — The Government of Canada is extending the construction deadline for a number of Economic Action Plan infrastructure projects.More...

 

MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon highlights the importance of International Volunteer Day
Ottawa, Ontario – On Sunday, December 5, we will celebrate International Volunteer Day. For Miramichi MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon, it is an opportunity to recognize the exceptional work of Canadian volunteers at home and around the world.

 

Remembrance Day
Rememberance Day Ottawa, Ontario – November 11, 2010, marks the 92nd anniversary of the end of the First World War. Ninety-two years ago, over 66,000 courageous Canadians gave their lives defending our country.More...

 

STAYING CONNECTED !OCTOBER 2010
Summer has come and gone again and we are back at work on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Our government recently presented the sixth Report to Canadians on Canada’s Economic Action Plan. More...

STAYING CONNECTED ! SEPTEMBER 2010
The high point of all the good news is of course the creation of 550 new jobs which Prime Minister Stephen Harper personally announced in Miramichi. To find out more about the announcement, please see the second page of this newsletter.

Merchant Navy Veterans Day of Remembrance
Ottawa, Ontario – The Merchant Navy has had a long struggle to get their contribution to our military history recognized. Finally, on June 19th, 2003, bill C-411, an Act to establish Merchant Navy Veterans Day was given Royal Assent.

STAYING CONNECTED !AUGUST 2010
July was a very busy month with several festivals and all the good news we announced for the Miramichi riding. Parliament has adjourned in Ottawa and, as we head into summer, I am happy to be back in the riding full time and I look forward to seeing more of you....

STAYING CONNECTED ! JULY 2010
Parliament has adjourned in Ottawa and, as we head into summer, I am happy to be back in the riding full time and I look forward to seeing more of you....

Aboriginal Day
National Aboriginal Day
On Sunday, June 21, Canadians of every origin are invited tocelebrate National Aboriginal Day. It is an opportunity for the Inuit, the Métis and the members of First Nations to express the deep pride they feel in their heritage and their successes...

Commemorate the Anniversary of the Escuminac Disaster
This year marks the 51th anniversary of the worst work-related disaster to occur in New Brunswick. This catastrophe, known as the Escuminac Disaster, took place during the night of June 19 - 20, 1959...

Government of Canada creates summer jobs in Miramichi
More Miramichi riding students will have an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and earn money for the upcoming school year thanks to a Government of Canada initiative. Ms. Tilly O’Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

Canadian Forces and Veterans to be Honoured Once Again with Free VIA Rail Travel This Summer
OTTAWA, ONTARIO. June 1, 2010 – The Government of Canada and VIA Rail have announced the third year of VIA Rail’s Canadian Forces Family Appreciation fares to celebrate the contributions made to the country by Canada’s military personnel and veterans.

MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon recognizes International Day of Families
OTTAWA, Ontario - Tilly O’Neill Gordon, MP for Miramichi, would like to encourage people throughout the riding to take a moment today to think about the importance of family in their lives...

CANADA’S GOVERNMENT MOVES TO INCREASE VOTER PARTICIPATION
Ottawa, Ontario – Voter turnout will increase in Canada thanks to the Government of Canada’s Increasing Voter Participation Act, said Tilly O’Neill Gordon Member of Parliament for Miramichi.

Emergency Preparedness Week – May 2 to 8, 2010
MP for Miramichi Tilly O’Neill Gordon Announces Launch of 15th Annual Emergency Preparedness Week (May 2 to 8, 2010), encouraging Canadians to take practical steps to prepare for emergencies.

Mental Health Week – May 3 to 9, 2010
At some point in our lives, we may need to give our mental health a boost by seeking the help of a professional

Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide.
Ottawa, Ontario — Tilly O’Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, invites you to celebrate Earth Day’s 40th anniversary on April 22, 2010. This annual event marks the birth of the environmental movement as we know it today.

MP O’Neill-Gordon Announces Funding for Miramichi Folksong Festival
Ottawa (Ontario) - The Miramichi Folksong Festival received a grant of $6,700 through the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program for its 53rd edition which will be held from August 1 to 6, 2010.

Government of Canada supports military families
Miramichi, New-Brunswick, April 9, 2010—On behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, Mr. Pierre Poilievre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, today announced that the Government intends to improve access to Employment Insurance (EI) parental benefits for military families. Tilly O’Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, spoke about the new measure today.

E-Newsletter April 2010
First, I hope you had a good Easter week-end. April is here, the parliamentary session is well underway and lots of work is being accomplished, especially in the Fisheries and Oceans Committee and the Official Languages Committee on which I sit. Read More...

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY !
Members of Parliament returned to Ottawa at the beginning of March; the Speech from the Throne was delivered on March 3...

National Flag of Canada Day
Ottawa, Ontario - February 15 will mark the 45th anniversary of Canada’s maple leaf flag. Canadians in every province and territory will mark National Flag of Canada Day – an opportunity for each and every one of us to honour an important symbol of this country.

Government of Canada launches Canada Summer Jobs 2010 to help students and serve communities
Ottawa, Ontario- Miramichi Member of Parliament Tilly O’Neill Gordon announced that the Conservative government has launched Canada Summer Jobs 2010, which supports work experiences for students and helps provide important community services.

E-Newsletter February 2010
First of all, I’d like to thank everyone who came out to meet the Hon. Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, on January 18. His visit was very productive and he got a first-hand look at the needs of our region, especially in terms of job creation. Read More...

Earthquake in Haiti: MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon offers her support to the Haitian community of New Brunswick and to victims’ families
Ottawa, Ontario – A powerful earthquake struck Haiti late Tuesday afternoon, causing death and devastation in the region. According to witnesses, as dusk descended, chaos reigned in the capital, Port-au-Prince, which was surrounded by a large cloud of dust.

E-Newsletter January 2010
It is hard to believe that the holidays are already over and we are starting a new year! I hope that you had a great time celebrating with friends and family.

As you can see, our e-newsletter format has changed slightly for the new year. I hope that you like the changes and find the links and information useful.

MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon Supports National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and The Handkerchief Project
Ottawa, Ontario – On Sunday, December 6, 2009, we will mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon highlights the importance of International Volunteer Day
Ottawa, Ontario – On Saturday, December 5, we will celebrate International Volunteer Day.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Ottawa, Ontario — Tilly O’Neill Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi highlights the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

50th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child
Miramichi, New Brunswick, November 17, 2009 – On November 20, we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child.

Veterans Week 2009
From November 5 to 11, Canadians will join together to celebrate Veterans= Week. During this week, hundreds of commemorative ceremonies and events will take place across the country ...

Our Duty to Remember
On November 11th, we remember the generations of Canada’s best and brightest who have answered the call of duty and served our country.

CANADA REMEMBERS THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN
This year marks the 65th anniversary of the Italian Campaign where, for 20 months, Canadian troops played a vital role in the Allied effort to liberate Italy during the Second World War.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Ottawa, Ontario — The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been observed every year since 1993, when the United Nations General Assembly designated a day to promote awareness....

NEWS FROM AUGUST
Here is an overview of what happened in August.
First of all, since August 3 was New Brunswick’s 225th anniversary,I celebrated by...

Merchant Navy Veterans Day of Remembrance
Ottawa, Ontario – The Merchant Navy has had a long struggle to get their contribution to our military history recognized. Finally, on June 19th, 2003, bill C-411, an Act to establish Merchant Navy Veterans Day...

Tilly O'Neill Gordon celebrates National Peacekeepers' Day
Ottawa, Ontario - Tilly O’Neill Gordon, MP for Miramichi, is proud to highlight the exceptional work done by peacekeepers.

HAPPY NEW BRUNSWICK DAY
Ottawa, Ontario – On the occasion of the New Brunswick Day, on Monday August 3rd, MP for Miramichi Tilly O’Neill Gordon would like to wish all New Brunswickers a Happy 225th Birthday!

July 2009
NEWS FROM JULY
First of all, let’s remember that we began the month by celebrating Canada Day on July 1. I had the opportunity to...

Universal Child Care Benefit has helped millions of Canadian children since 2006
Miramichi, New-Brunswick, July 23, 2009—More than 2 million Canadian children have benefited from the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) since it was launched in July 2006.

Government of Canada helps Canadians benefit from Registered Disability Savings Plan
Miramichi (New Brunswick), July 16, 2009 —The Government of Canada has launched an advertising campaign to promote the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and its matching grant and bond...

Miramichi MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon offers her condolences
Ottawa, Ontario – Following the death of the Right Honourable Roméo LeBlanc on June 24, 2009, Tilly O’Neill Gordon, MP for Miramichi, wanted to highlight the contributions of Mr. Leblanc, an Acadian she deeply respected.

May 2009
MAY IN A NUTSHELL
Here’s a summary of what happened in May and the latest from Parliament Hill. First off, May 3–9 was Emergency Preparedness Week. Kits containing guides and posters on how to prepare for an emergency were sent to fire stations in the riding and are available to everyone.

April 2009 Summary
APRIL IN A NUTSHELL
Because I think it is important for you to be well informed at all times, here is a summary of the events that took place in April.

April 2009
Protecting Canada's Environment
Well, spring is finally here! As we watch the natural world coming back to life, I thought now would be the perfect time to let you know about what our government is doing for Canada's environment.

March 2009
Tilly's Busy Winter
Since being elected to represent you as Member of Parliament for Miramichi, I have been very busy, setting up offices in Ottawa and the constituency, and pursuing a number of activities in both locations.

February 2009
Protecting Jobs and supporting Families and Businesses
As you may know, the global economic downturn is forcing businesses in our community to temporarily lay-off workers as a result of production slowdowns. However, Canada’s Economic Action Plan delivers support for businesses and families during the global economic crisis with his Work-Sharing program

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Len Hazel, Plen Dickson,Tilly O'Neill-Gordon, Blake Johnson,Senator Noel Kinsella, Marianne Goodfellow, Shirley Matchett, Viola O'Neill-Jones
 
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