Rempel Wins Debate
Rempel presents a clear choice and strong vision at Community Association debate
September 11, 2015 – Calgary – Michelle Rempel, Member of Parliament and Conservative Party of Canada candidate in Calgary Nose Hill, definitively won an all-candidates debate hosted by the community associations of north Calgary last night. The debate was held at the Huntington Hills Community Centre.
Michelle Rempel spoke about the need for common sense economic policy, low taxes, balanced budgets and strong job creation measures. Rempel presented a clear choice between the stable economic management of federal Conservative Party and the risky tax and spend agenda far left Trudeau Liberals and Mulcair NDP.
Rempel stated “I have been a strong voice in Ottawa for the needs of our community. I have fought for and delivered the lowest federal tax burden in 50 years, a balanced federal budget and investments in infrastructure for our community.”
Rempel also affirmed her commitment to her continued hard work for the community “if re-elected as your M.P. I will continue to bring a strong local voice to Ottawa on behalf of our community. I will stand up for measure that grow our economy and put more of your hard earned money back in your pockets because I believe the government doesn’t know how to spend your money better than you do.”
Audience members noted that Rempel presented clear ideas backed up with facts and a strong track record of getting things done for north Calgary. Individuals in attendance spoke highly of Michelle’s commitment to local infrastructure needs like the North Central LRT line (Green Line) and support for community associations.
Michelle Rempel is a hardworking Member of Parliament and listens to the needs of her constituents. Michelle was elected to represent Calgary Centre-North in the House of Commons in 2011 and was subsequently appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment. In 2013 Michelle was appointed to the Cabinet as Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification making her the youngest female appointed to Cabinet in Canadian history.
Michelle, who has a degree in economics, previously worked as a Director at the University of Calgary and built a strong reputation for successfully promoting innovative academic and business research partnerships. Michelle has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network.
In 2014, Michelle Rempel was named one of Avenue Magazine’s “Top 40 under 40”, a recognition of Calgary's exceptional community leaders. Michelle has been named twice by Maclean’s Magazine as their Parliamentarian of the Year – Rising Star calling her “one of the government’s most impressive performers.”