Earl Dreeshen Once Again Seeking Federal Conservative Nomination In Red Deer-Mountain View

MP Earl Dreeshen declared his intention on Monday, November 6th to seek the Conservative Party of Canada nomination again for Red Deer-Mountain View.

Earl Dreeshen will be seeking a fourth term in office in the 2019 federal election.
The current Red Deer-Mountain View MP announced on Monday, November 6th that he will let his name stand as the Conservative Party nominee.
Dreeshen says he has had some unique opportunities over the last 9 years as a Member of Parliament.
He is excited to run again in 2019 the Conservatives try to ensure the federal Liberals are a one-term government.

Dreeshen notes he has enjoyed his travels throughout the riding.
He won the 2015 federal election by receiving over 46,000 votes from the citizens of Red Deer-Mountain View. That accounted for over 74 per cent support.
The 64 year old Dreeshen was elected as the Red Deer MP in 2008 with 73.23 per cent support and in 2011 with 75.93 per cent of the votes.
Meantime, the Member of Parliament for Red Deer-Mountain View discussed proposed transportation legislation in the House of Commons on Tuesday, October 31st..

Earl Dreeshen spoke against some items in the Transportation Modernization Act, which has clauses that he says weaken shipper protections against railways. He adds, that includes the protections for grain farmers in Western Canada.
Dreeshen says he specifically spoke about the agriculture commodity side.
He says it is more a case of awareness right now.
At this stage it still has to go through Senate, according to Dreeshen.
Dreeshen adds the Conservatives will have to keep an eye on the regulatory side and see if there is any issues. If there are, he notes they will have to take it up accordingly.

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