Member of Parliament Shannon Stubbs, comments on the impact of the American Election on Carbon Tax

Lakeland, AB- Today the Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Natural Resources, Shannon Stubbs, MP for Lakeland, commented on the impacts of the American election results on Canada, and the Liberals’ plan to impose a federal, unilateral, Ottawa-knows-best carbon tax on every person and community across the country.

Conservatives Demand Immediate Action on Energy East

Ottawa, ON – Conservative Members of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, Mark Strahl, Critic for Natural Resources, John Barlow, MP for Foothills, and Shannon Stubbs, MP for Lakeland, are calling on the Minister of Natural Resources to stand up for energy workers and immediately restart the pipeline review process for the proposed Energy East pipeline.


TWO HILLS, AB – Today, Shannon Stubbs, Member of Parliament for Lakeland and Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Natural Resources urged the federal Liberal government to ensure that regulatory decisions are made by experts and based on evidence and facts.

On Monday, August 29, National Energy Board hearings on the proposed Energy East pipeline were scheduled to begin in Montreal as part of their extended 21-month review process. Unfortunately, unruly protests canceled the first two days of hearings, and prompted the vocally opposed Mayor of Montreal to abruptly walk out of Monday’s hearing.

Yukoners can’t afford a national carbon tax, MPs hear

TWO HILLS, AB – Last week, Shannon Stubbs, Member of Parliament for Lakeland and Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Natural Resources and David Yurdiga, Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray – Cold Lake and Official Opposition Critic for Northern Affairs, traveled to Yukon to meet with key natural resources, business, First Nation and territorial leaders.

MP Stubbs Attends Canada Day Festivities in Lakeland

Shannon Stubbs, Member of Parliament for Lakeland and Deputy Critic for Natural Resources, attended Canada Day festivities in Bruderheim and Vegreville last week.

Lakeland M.P. Denounces the Exclusion of Bruderheim from EI Benefits Extension

TWO HILLS, Alberta – Last week, the Liberal government introduced their 2016 Budget, including temporary, targeted changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) system intended to help hard-hit regions of the country experiencing high unemployment.  While this measure is a temporary fix and is not a concrete plan to create jobs and to grow the economy, Edmonton and surrounding areas, including Bruderheim, have been excluded. 


Ottawa, ON - Today, Prime Minister Trudeau and his Liberal Government introduced their first budget that involves massive borrowing, and spending tens of billions of taxpayer dollars. Lakeland Member of Parliament Shannon Stubbs is concerned about tax hikes on hard-working families, workers and job-creating businesses. The reckless Liberal plan simply grows the size of government and will do nothing to actually create much-needed jobs for out of work Albertans.

M.P. Stubbs Comments on Prime Minister Trudeau Skipping World's Largest Mining Conference in Toronto

On Monday the Liberal Minister of Natural Resources spoke at the Prospectors and Developers Convention. Mining contributes $57 billion dollars to our GDP but struggles in a prolonged downturn. The Minister acknowledged uncertainty is bad for the business, but the government’s transitional regulatory approach creates instability, deters investment and causes job losses.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister was minutes away naming two pandas and didn’t stop in to the largest mining meeting in the world. 

M.P. Stubbs Urges Liberal Government to Keep CF-18s in Fight Against ISIL

Ottawa - Last week, Shannon Stubbs, Member of Parliament for Lakeland and Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Natural Resources, challenged the Liberals on their proposed ISIL mission, which includes the withdrawal of Canada’s fighter jets from the air combat operation without explanation.

“As Canadians express their strong appreciation to the thousands of men and women who continue to put their lives on the line to fight for freedom and human rights, the Liberal government's approach is incoherent,” said M.P. Stubbs. “It seems to lack not only the proper consideration and evidence required for military decisions, but is devoid of common sense.”

Natural Resources Minister Carr Leaves More Questions than Answers at Natural Resources Committee

Ottawa- Yesterday, Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources to answer questions about his mandate and actions he and his government have taken to date.  

“For decades, Canada's energy innovation and regulatory best practices and enforcement, particularly those from Alberta, have been exported to and adopted in oil-producing regions around the world,” said Shannon Stubbs, Member of Parliament for Lakeland. “The Minister did not mention this as he addressed the committee, while addressing Canada’s strengths in other sectors of our natural resource development.”