Candice Bergen

Portage — Lisgar

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October 15, 2019

Justin Trudeau is misleading Canadians about the Conservative plan to support health care

Conservatives plan to increase health care transfers to the provinces by at least 3% per year When it comes to improving Canada’s health care system, Canadians can only trust a Conservative Government led by Prime Minister Andrew Scheer. Justin Trudeau is simply not as advertised. Under a Conservative government, funding...

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October 15, 2019

Justin Trudeau supported 2008 Liberal-NDP Coalition

Justin Trudeau signed letter endorsing a Liberal-NDP coalition in 2008, just months after first being elected as a Member of Parliament Justin Trudeau will pay any price to hold onto power. He was willing to do it in 2008 and he is willing to do it now. As a newly...

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October 15, 2019

100 Day Action Plan: Andrew Scheer will meet with Premiers after the New Year

New Conservative government will work with provinces to break down trade barriers In his first 100 days as Prime Minister, Andrew Scheer will meet with Canada’s Premiers to establish a new interprovincial free trade agreement that will create jobs and opportunities for Canadians from coast to coast. Scheer will host...

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October 14, 2019

Experts agree Conservatives have realistic fiscal plan for infrastructure projects

Liberals misrepresenting Conservative plan to support infrastructure Justin Trudeau is lying and misrepresenting the Conservative plan to support infrastructure projects across Canada. Let’s look at the facts.Public policy expert Jack Mintz confirmed that the Conservative plan only “delays” infrastructure spending by three years. He also confirmed that these delays only...

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Hon. Candice Bergen

Meet The Candidate

Candice Bergen is a proud Canadian and a lifelong Conservative.  She currently serves as the Member of Parliament for Portage – Lisgar and Official Opposition House Leader.

Born in Morden, MB, Candice has extensive political experience.  Over the years her service to Canadian Conservatism has included being a grassroots volunteer in Southern Manitoba, a political organizer, and as a Cabinet Minister.
Candice has also been elected by the people of Southern Manitoba three consecutive times – in 2008, 2011 and 2015, with as much as 76% of the vote.

In 2011, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Candice as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety.  She was integral in the efforts to finally end the wasteful and ineffective long-gun registry.
Building upon that success, she was elevated to Cabinet in 2013, as Minister of State for Social Development.

Following the disappointing 2015 election, Candice was appointed as Official Opposition Critic for Natural Resources. Most recently she was named Opposition House Leader. As the House Leader, Candice coordinates the Conservative agenda for Parliament. She is the first Conservative woman to hold this position.

Bergen’s family – including her mother, children, and granddaughter – all proudly call southern Manitoba home.

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