News

March 28th, 2017

Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

The Library of Parliament is currently accepting applications for the 21st edition of the Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy to be held 5 to 10 November 2017.

March 27th, 2017

Local consultations on NAFTA renegotiation

The Trump administration has announced its intentions to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In our riding of Essex, thousands of jobs depend on maintaining a strong Canada-U.S. trade relationship. As it stands now, trade between our two countries is well-balanced and highly integrated, with far-reaching implications on most industries.

November 18th, 2016

Become a Parliamentary Guide

October 24th, 2016

Remembrance Day 2016

Please find my latest newsletter with information about Remembrance Day, and some local stories from veterans and their experiences serving in the military.

October 3rd, 2016

Local residents urge support for anti-Islamophobia petition

Residents of Essex are encouraging their neighbours to add their name to a Parliamentary petition that condemns Islamophobia.

October 3rd, 2016

Apply to be a Page in the House of Commons

Interested in being one of the 40 Pages selected annually? Learn more here.

August 31st, 2016

Community Veterans' Stories

Keeping the stories of Essex war vets alive

Canada has a long and proud history of peacekeeping and fighting for democracy. For generations, Canadian men and women have dedicated their lives to preserving fundamental rights and freedoms. Their efforts have laid a foundation for the open society that we continue to build and benefit from.

August 16th, 2016

Wanted: 200 students and 200 veterans

The Veterans Memories Project is looking for 200 students — selected from the Grade 10 history students in Windsor-Essex County's 22 high schools — to attend the 15th annual Veteran's Appreciation Day Luncheon at the Serbian Centre on November 11, 2016.

June 15th, 2016

MP Ramsey particpates in national chicken recipe contest

Aiming to win $10,000 for her local food bank, MP Ramsey has submitted her favourite grilled chicken sandwich recipe for the Great Canadian Chicken BBQ contest.

May 20th, 2016

Daughters of the Vote: National Leadership forum on the Hill

From Equal Voice's Daughters of the Vote website:

Join Equal Voice in a historic national initiative to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s formal political engagement in 2016 — along with Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017.

March 11th, 2016

Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

The 20th edition of the Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy is returning to its usual timeframe this fall, from October 30 to November 4, 2016.

March 10th, 2016

National Student Commonwealth Forum

The National Student Commonwealth Forum (NSCF) is a national conference for high school students.

Held annually in May for the past 44 years, NSCF brings together approximately 100 Canadian high school students for a week in Ottawa. These young leaders of tomorrow will build leadership skills, while discussing and learning about international affairs and the role of the Commonwealth today.

February 26th, 2016

Canada Summer Jobs: employer applications due March 11

New Democrat MP Tracey Ramsey (Essex) is reminding local employers that the application period for the Canada Summer Jobs program has been extended until March 11, 2016.

January 20th, 2016

Volunteer matching event for retirees and seniors

The United Way is hosting an event on March 22 to match retirees and seniors with volunteer opportunities in the community.

January 19th, 2016

Canada Summer Jobs: Employer Information Session

Developed by Service Canada, this WebEx presentation is for employers who want to apply for Canada Summer Jobs funding:

January 8th, 2016

Apply now for census jobs with Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada is now accepting applications for the 2016 Census.

They are hiring for 35,000 jobs in communities across the country.

For more info, visit the StatsCan website.

January 5th, 2016

Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations: Employer Application Deadline January 15, 2016

Museums and other heritage organizations may be eligible to apply for funding to hire summer students through the Young Canada Works (YCW) in Heritage Organizations program. The application deadline for employers is January 15, 2016.