• MP Soroka's Message to Constituents

    I would like to thank you for continuing to do your part in the fight against COVID-19. I realize that as this goes on, some people will be tempted to ignore social distancing, but it is very ...


Support for Farmers Facing Extreme Weather

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka Member of Parliament for Yellowhead wishes to advise that the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has announced support and resources for producers in areas affected by extreme weather. The early designation of the Livestock Tax Deferral provision for prescribed ... Full Article

Funding for Community Engagement and Community War Memorial

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka Member of Parliament for Yellowhead wishes to advise that the next application deadline for the Community Engagement funding for over $10,000.00 is October 1, 2021 for initiatives taking place in 2022-2023. The Community War Memorial funding application deadline is ... Full Article

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka Member of Parliament for Yellowhead wishes to advise that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced they will accept up to 30,000 additional applications under the 2021 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) giving more Canadians and permanent ... Full Article

Canada Child Benefit

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka Member of Parliament for Yellowhead wishes to advise that the maximum annual Canada Child Benefit will once again be increased to keep up with the rising cost of living. For the 2021–2022 benefit year, the maximum annual benefit will be $6,833 per child under age 6 and ... Full Article

Transport Canada Launches Public Consultation

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka Member of Parliament for Yellowhead wishes to advise that Transport Canada has launched a public consultation on the Let’s Talk Transportation Web page at: https://letstalktransportation.ca/rsscps to gauge views on improving the safety culture within Canada’s rail ... Full Article

Jobs and Growth Fund

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, wishes to advise that the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, has announced that businesses and organizations across Canada can now submit applications through the new Jobs and Growth Fund. Applications are being ... Full Article

Tourism Relief Fund

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, wishes to advise that $500 million in funding over two years (2021-2022 and 2022-2023) has been launched for the new Tourism Relief Fund. Eligible organizations can now submit applications to support the tourism sector prepare to ... Full Article

Local Food Infrastructure Fund

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, wishes to advise a top-up of $10 million for the Local Food Infrastructure Fund, which will re-open for applications starting Monday, July 12, 2021 until August 13, 2021. The fund supports community-based, not-for-profit organizations ... Full Article

Old Age Security (OAS) Update

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, wishes to advise that in July 2021, OAS benefits will automatically increase 1.3%, bringing the maximum monthly OAS pension amount to $626.49, up from $618.45. The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and the Allowances will also be ... Full Article