Seriously – how many other Conservative backbenchers are going to see this and think, “Hey, with copy/paste and a bit of editing, I can obsequiate my way onto the fast track to parliamentary secretaryship too”?
(Any Cypress Hills-Grasslands residents out there who might care to comment on how perfectly the Speech from the Throne “mirrors your opinions”?)
For Immediate Release
Throne Speech Mirrors Our Interests: Anderson
OTTAWA, November 20, 2008 – Cypress Hills – Grasslands Member of Parliament, David Anderson, is pleased that the Throne Speech mirrors the opinions of his constituents.
“Since the recent federal election, constituents have already been communicating with my office on a wide variety of issues,” explained Mr. Anderson. “This Conservative Government continues to listen to grassroots Canadians.”
The Throne Speech outlined the Government’s priorities and plan for the next session of Parliament. The people of Cypress Hills – Grasslands want to see the government become more effective by reducing red tape, and improving the management of the federal public sector. The Conservative Government pledges to pursue that goal.
“It is important for our Government to listen to the people of Cypress Hills – Grasslands while effectively directing our nation through this worldwide economic struggle,” stated David Anderson.
The Conservative Government will ensure effective budgeting so that Canada does not return to ongoing, unsustainable structural deficits and will put all federal spending under the microscope to ensure responsible government.
The Government plans to secure an effective energy future by developing our rich energy resources and pursuing new cleaner energy supplies. The Government will also be ready to regulate new nuclear projects in the event that provinces wish to develop nuclear facilities.
Prime Minister Harper made it clear that Western Canadian agricultural interests would be represented when he said, “Our Government will continue to support Canada’s farmers by ensuring freedom of choice for grain marketing in Western Canada”
“We will continue to build a stronger Canada and Saskatchewan through effective government and listening to the Canadian public,” concluded Mr. Anderson.