Today, the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela. Mr. Mandela was arguably the most important political figure of our lifetime. His impact on the world was profound, and his […]
November 22, 2013 — Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, is pleased to announce the […]
For many years, Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) has been helping employers create much-needed summer job opportunities for students, while strengthening local economies and communities across Canada. Canada Summer Jobs has […]
November 10, 2013 – Ottawa – Canada is calling on Canadians to help support the people affected by the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan through a matching fund. The announcement […]
November 8, 2013 Mr. Speaker, I pay tribute today to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. AIMS was founded by Dr. Neil […]
October 22, 2013 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the winners of the annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, presented by the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies | Canada (ACEC). […]
May 1, 2013 Mr. Speaker, Every day, thousands of Canadians navigate their daily lives with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Today, I’m wearing a carnation to support 1 Day in May, a […]
March 28, 2013 Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, congratulates the Central Ontario Chinese Cultural Centre and the Kitchener Waterloo Chinese School on their 40th anniversary.
March 22, 2013 Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, makes a statement on the First-Time Donor’s Super Credit in the House of Commons. Budget 2013 proposes a temporary First-Time […]
March 1, 2013 Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government is focused on what matters most to Canadians: jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity. However, we all recognize that Canada is not […]
February 13, 2013 MP Peter Braid highlights the contributions of Strong Start to early childhood literacy in Kitchener-Waterloo.
February 12, 2013 Mr. Speaker, I am always pleased to see someone from my riding of Kitchener—Waterloo featured prominently on the national stage. Today, Tom Jenkins presented his report, “Canada […]
February 4, 2013 – MP Peter Braid recognizes the launch of the BlackBerry 10 smartphone in the House of Commons.
December 12, 2012 MP Peter Braid wishes his constituents a Merry Christmas, and a holiday season filled with the spirit of peace and hope.
November 29, 2012 MP Peter Braid recognises local efforts in Waterloo Region to motivate women to contribute to Canada’s science and technology sectors, including the founding of the local CanWIT […]
November 23, 2012 MP Braid asks the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. John Baird, to outline the Government of Canada’s initiatives to assist Canadians travelling abroad, including the launch […]
October 31, 2012 MP Peter Braid introduces his Private Member’s Bill, Bill C-458, in the House of Commons.
October 4, 2012 MP Braid highlights K-W’s famous Oktoberfest festival – which runs from October 5-13, 2012 – while bringing attention to the significant role of German-Canadians in shaping the […]
October 2, 2012 MP Braid asks the Minister of International Cooperation, the Hon. Julian Fantino, to highlight the Government of Canada’s efforts, along with key partners Rotary International and the […]
September 27, 2012 MP Peter Braid asks local MP and Minister of State for Science and Technology, the Hon. Gary Goodyear (Cambridge-North Dumfries), to highlight our federal government’s historic investments […]
June 11, 2012 MP Braid highlights the positive impact of charities on Canadian communities, and details the Finance Committee’s study of his private member’s motion, M-559. M-559, which received unanimous […]
May 9, 2012 MP Braid spoke in the House of Commons to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis (MS). He kicked off the annual carnation campaign in Parliament, which raises funds […]
May 3, 2012 MP Braid highlights Chief Operating Officer Steve Bienkowski’s outstanding contributions to the Rangers’ ongoing success, as well as the team’s strong involvment in the community.
March 30, 2012 MP Braid and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry speak to our Government’s ongoing commitment to – and investment in – the fields of science […]
March 20, 2012 MP Peter Braid contributes to the Kitchener-based “It’s My Turn” campaign, which was created to raise awareness and show support for those affected by mental illness. MP […]
MP Braid highlights one local student’s initiative, which has led to over 208,000 individual acts of generosity around the world. Check out Madi MacIntyre’s website, 29 Leaps, at: http://29leaps.com/Main/index.php.
February 9, 2012 MP Braid speaks in the House of Commons to congratulate the City of Waterloo on its award from the Canadian Federation of Municipalities. The City received the […]
MP Braid wishes all constituents a Merry Christmas, and a holiday season filled with the spirit of peace and hope.
December 13, 2011 MP Braid and the Minister of State for Science and Technology and FedDev update the House of Commons on the year-long extension of the important applied research […]
November 30, 2011 MP Braid on the importance of raising awareness about violence against women, and highlighting Canada’s participation in the worldwide 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign.
November 2, 2011 MP Braid congratulates Wilfrid Laurier University on its 100th anniversary.
November 1, 2011 MP Peter Braid and the Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, set the record straight on Government funding for the Perimeter Institute.
November 1, 2011 MP Braid speaks of the benefits provided by the insurance industry in Canada, including their contributions through job creation and volunteer work in local communities