Archive for May, 2021

End the Blood Ban Resources

Video Clips Committee of the Whole Exchange with Minister Hajdu (Nov 26, 2020)   Eric’s Personal Story (April 13, 2021)   Media Articles MP Duncan pushes parliament to end blood ban (Cornwall Seaway News, Dec 11, 2020)   Conservative MP Eric Duncan pushes health minister to finally end the gay blood ban (Globe and Mail,… View Article

MP Duncan Supports Bill to Implement 9-8-8 Suicide Prevention Hotline

CORNWALL, ON – Local Member of Parliament Eric Duncan (Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry) has officially co-seconded legislation to implement an easy to use, three-digit 9-8-8 national suicide prevention hotline. The bill was introduced by his Conservative colleague Todd Doherty (Cariboo-Prince George) as a Private Member’s Bill (C-294) in the House of Commons. This past December, MP Doherty… View Article

Bishop’s House receives federal funding

ST. RAPHAEL’S, Ontario – The historic Bishop’s House located in St. Raphael’s in South Glengarry is receiving a boost in federal funding to go towards its maintenance and restoration. Stormont, Dundas, South Glengarry MP Eric Duncan, along with his Liberal colleague Francis Drouin, MP for Glengarry, Prescott-Russell, announced on Friday, May 21 that the Glengarry… View Article

Bishop’s House Receives Federal Heritage Funding

St. Raphael’s – Local federal Members of Parliament Eric Duncan (Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry) and Francis Drouin (Glengarry-Prescott-Russell) have announced that the Glengarry Fencibles Trust has recently received a federal contribution of $98,572.02 in support of the conservation of the Bishop’s Residence within the Ruin of St. Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church, a National Historic Site of Canada…. View Article

Duncan & Barrett Laud NY State Counterparts on Effort to Vaccinate Canadian Truck Drivers

Cornwall – Local Members of Parliament Eric Duncan (Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry) and Michael Barrett (Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes) applauded the efforts of their elected counterparts south of the border as they urge the New York State Department of Health to expand their vaccination program to include truck drivers, who are deemed as essential workers, entering… View Article

Duncan Calls Out Continued Chaos and Delays at CRA

OTTAWA, ON – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Member of Parliament Eric Duncan used an Adjournment Proceeding speech on Wednesday evening to address the continued chaos and disorganization at Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and debated how the Liberal’s denial of the 2021 personal tax deadline until June 30th is contributing to a further backlog.