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Government Advertising  Mr. Speaker, during the election campaign, we promised to change the way that the government does advertising. We committed to eliminate partisan government advertising and to modernize its communications. Yesterday, and this is good news, the Government of Canada took another

May 13th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Government Advertising  Mr. Speaker, we are proud of the work that Destination Canada, its partners, and tourism industry stakeholders do in stimulating economic growth. For the first time in over a decade, overnight visitors to Canada increased by 7.5%, outpacing the international growth of 4.4%. These

May 13th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Small Business  Mr. Speaker, on January 1, the tax rate for small businesses was reduced. Today the parliamentary budget officer confirmed that the decision to maintain the reduced business tax rate was the right one. The report confirmed that the previous government's approach would have creat

May 10th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Small Business  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the budget officer for offering his projections to Canadians and parliamentarians. In a previous report, the budget officer's verdict was that our budget as a whole would have significant positive impact on the Canadian economy and create tens

May 10th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1  Madam Speaker, I rise to take this moment to talk about small businesses. I hear a lot of points being raised when it comes to our job creators. We know that we support our small and medium-sized business owners. Do the investments in budget 2016, the $11.9 billion in infrastru

May 9th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I would like to highlight the last point on small business owners. I am working closely with small business owners. I am deeply concerned and working closely with Canada's nearly two million small and medium-sized enterprises across the nation. They want tax fairness

May 9th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Tourism Industry  Madam Speaker, the tourism industry is an economic driver and a job creator, which is great. We recognize that $50 million has been committed to Destination Canada. We know that the previous government had no problem cutting tourism because it did not see the value in it. We will

April 22nd, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Taxation  Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the member opposite for reminding Canadians and all members in the House that this budget is squarely focused on revitalizing the Canadian economy, and that is what small businesses need most. We are engaging with small businesses and with Ca

April 22nd, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Tourism Industry  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for his hard work, especially to his constituents, and also for highlighting the fact that the tourism industry benefits each and every one of our communities and local economies. Each of us in the House, regardless of party, h

April 21st, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Small Business  Mr. Speaker, I have been working closely with small business owners and stakeholders across this nation. Since being put in this post, I have met with almost 250 stakeholders, small business owners, and the people who work hard for them. Our budget actually supports small busines

April 18th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Small Business  Mr. Speaker, this government is taking a whole-of-government approach. We work very closely with each other. Part of working together is listening to each other and engaging in difficult conversations. I work closely with the Minister of Finance. We have consultations and discu

April 18th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Small Business  Mr. Speaker, we actually reduced taxes. In January, the tax rate went down from 11% to 10.5% for small business owners. Furthermore, we will be reducing EI premiums for small business owners. We are giving small business owners the support they need. We are growing strong consume

April 18th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Small Business  Mr. Speaker, small business owners want and need a robust economy to succeed. We are making investments to support that growth. Small business owners need strong consumers. There is the middle-class income tax cut, the Canada child benefit, investments in infrastructure, incubato

April 18th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, once again, we have lowered taxes on small businesses; we have lowered taxes on middle-class Canadians. We are working with Canadians to ensure that we have a strong economy and that we create jobs. Budget 2016, which I encourage the member to read in its entirety, m

April 13th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, what I have said in the House before is that saying it does not make it true. Let us look at the facts. We are working with small-business Canadians. We are working with the Small Business Matters Coalition. We are working with stakeholders. There are 3.2 million C

April 13th, 2016House debate

Bardish ChaggerLiberal