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Thanks your support @MatSiscoe. I know how hard you've worked for the people of St. Patrick's Ward.

About 36 minutes ago from Rick Dykstra's Twitter via Sprout Social

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My Vision for St. Catharines

Since 2006, we have been working hard to make St. Catharines better. Now the real work begins.

There will be challenges ahead and we will need real local solutions – not just platitudes – to keep your city moving forward.

For the first time in a generation, St. Catharines is getting its fair share.  Since I was first elected, the federal government has responded by investing more than $372 million in our city.

Now we must build on those investments.  Working together, we can make a better St. Catharines that the next generation will call home.

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"The Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Facility is an historic part of Port Dalhousie and St. Catharines, and a world class venue for rowing. Rick has been a driving force in securing funding for critical renovations and improvements to keep this course a beautiful and functional part of our history for decades to come, and continue to attract major international events such as the recent Pan Am games."

Bruce Macdonald President - Canadian Henley Rowing Corporation

"St. Catharines is on the rise and that is due to Rick's tireless efforts over the last 9 years. Where we once saw stagnation, property values and development are on the rise and that is good for our community."

Sally McGarr Sally McGarr Realty

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Low-Tax, Balanced-Budget Plan to Protect Canada's Economy

My number one priority is protecting Canada’s economy. The Conservatives low-tax, balanced budget plan will keep it moving forward and creating jobs over the next four years.

Today Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his low-tax, balanced-budget plan to protect Canada’s fragile economy over the next four years. The platform sets out concrete plans to keep Canada’s budget balanced, to keep taxes low and lower them further, to open new markets for Canadian businesses and workers, to create more and better jobs, and to help more Canadians own their own homes.

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Maternity and Parental Leave Can Be Extended Up To 18 Months

New moms and dads will be able stay home with their baby for up to 18 months with job protection and by stretching out Employment Insurance Benefits.  Approximately 2,700 babies were born at our new Niagara Health Centre in its first year.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced new work and income benefits for moms and dads having a baby. A re-elected Conservative government will provide up to 18 months of job protection for new parents and the option to stretch Employment Insurance (EI) benefits over 18 months. The Prime Minister also announced that women receiving maternity benefits and parents receiving parental benefits would be able to earn additional employment and self-employment income while receiving EI benefits.





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