Press Releases

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Article

Proposed Airline Refund Requirements

OTTAWA: Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, wishes to advise that the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has announced proposed Regulations Amending the Air Passenger Protection Regulations. This would provide new refund ... Full Article