Pot law not focusing on health and safety of Canadians

Taken from: The Record On April 13, the Liberal government introduced legislation that would allow for the recreational use of marijuana for Canadians over the age of 18, and eliminate penalties for possession of marijuana (up to five grams) for those between the ages of 12 and 18. Prime ... Full Article

Albrecht welcomes keeping religious protection in Criminal Code

Taken from: The Record Pressure from the Conservative party, faith groups and citizens have helped keep specific protections for religion in the Criminal Code, said Kitchener-Conestoga MP Harold Albrecht. The federal Liberal government proposed Bill C-51 in June to update Canada’s Criminal ... Full Article


November 09, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Office of Harold Albrecht, MP Yesterday, after consistent pressure from the Official Opposition, the Federal Government has amended Bill C-51 – An Act to amend the Criminal Code. The Department of Justice has decided to reverse their plan to repeal section ... Full Article

Prime Minister Borden statue unveiled at Castle Kilbride

Taken from: The Record The latest addition to the Prime Minister’s Path at Castle Kilbride was unveiled during an early evening ceremony Nov. 6. The statue of Sir Robert Borden, Canada’s prime minister from 1911 to 1920, was presented to the public in a welcoming fashion. Hosted by ... Full Article

Need a Passport? MP Albrecht will be holding a Passport Clinic

Where: St.Clements Community Center – 1 Green Street, St. Clements When: November 15th, 2017 from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm What kind of passport application do I need? Adult – General: You have never had a passport before, or your passport has been expired for more than one year and ... Full Article

Wilmot Terry Fox Run sets new fundraising record

Taken from: The Record Norm S. Hill Park saw roughly 100 people gathered together Sunday, not for the fall fair, but the Wilmot Terry Fox Run. With the donations and pledges submitted that day, totalled together with the fundraising throughout the year, the run managed to raise and estimated ... Full Article

Canada 150 recognition for Maryhill residents

Taken from: ObserverXtra Castle Kilbride in Baden was the scene on Tuesday, August 1st when 150 recipients received recognition in the form of a medallion, a Canada 150 pin and a certificate.  Two members of the Maryhill Historical Society – Mary Ann Stroh and Diane Strickler were among ... Full Article