Public Consultations

September 13, 2016

Current Consultations

Innovation Agenda

Innovation is about new and better ways of doing things. Innovation positions Canadian companies to be more globally connected and competitive. With innovation, growth is clean and inclusive. Innovation creates value and high-quality jobs across the economy. It enables Canada to help solve society’s most pressing issues.

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National Security

The Government of Canada is holding consultations on Canada`s national security framework this fall to give Canadians the chance to have their say on how to keep them safe and protect their rights and freedoms.

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Canadian Content in a Digital World

In our digital age the creation, discovery, and export of Canadian content is paramount to ensure Canada stands out and continues to innovate. Follow the link below to join the conversation on creating strong Canadian content in our digital world.

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National Housing Strategy

The Government of Canada believes that all Canadians deserve access to housing that meets their needs and that they can afford. Join the conversation and share your thoughts on how Canada can improve housing access across the nation.

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Food Guide

Health Canada is revising Canada’s Food Guide to reflect new evidence and meet the needs of various audiences. To help us do this, we want to hear from you.

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Official Languages

The Government of Canada is committed to developing a new official languages plan directed at the country’s English-speaking and French-speaking linguistic minorities as well as all other Canadians. Join the conversation by clicking the below link.

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Budget 2017

Our Pre-Budget Consultations have begun; we’re talking to Canadians about how we can strengthen our communities and create sustainable and long-term growth. Join the conversation today!

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Past Consultations

October 2016

Electoral Reform

Canadians have the opportunity to participate in a national dialogue and shape our future electoral system at the federal level. The Special Committee on Electoral Reform was accepting briefs and has made a questionnaire to better understand Canadians views. Consultation closed as of October 2016.

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August 2016

Canada Post Review

The Government of Canada is inviting Canadians to share their views in an independent review on the future of Canada Post. This review will help to ensure Canadians receive quality service from Canada Post at a reasonable price. Consultation closed at the end of August, 2016.

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Immigration Discussion

Canada’s strength lies in its diversity. The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship is seeking public input on our immigration system.

This consultation closed August 5th, 2016.
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July 2016

International Development

Canada has a strong and proud tradition of working internationally, including through our international assistance, which supports poverty reduction, promotes peace and security and responds to humanitarian emergencies. Consultation closed at the end of July, 2016.

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Climate Change Consultation

Provincial, territorial and federal governments are working together with Indigenous Peoples and the public to find ways to encourage clean economic growth, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for the impacts of climate change. Consultation will close at the end of July, 2016.

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Climate Change Virtual Town Hall

On Monday, June 27 I held a virtual town hall meeting on Climate Change. You can watch the video of that meeting on Facebook.

May 2016

Online Consultation: Strengthening Canadian Content

Canadian Heritage is seeking input on how to strengthen the creation, discovery and export of Canadian content in a digital world.

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April 2016

Feedback: Medical Assistance in Dying

On April 14th, the Government of Canada introduced legislation that aims to give dying patients in an advanced state irreversible decline, who are suffering intolerably from a serious illness, the choice of a peaceful death.

As your Member of Parliament, it is important for me to understand your thoughts on this bill. The upcoming votes on this bill are free votes, and I intend to vote in the way that I believe best represents the people of Guelph.

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April 5, 2016

Budget 2016 Town Hall Meeting

MP Longfield would like to invite you to join him a guest panelists for a town hall meeting on the Budget 2016. Get a better understanding of what the budget will do for Guelph, and how it will impact you.

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January 22, 2016

Pre-Budget Consultation

In Mid-January, pre-budget consultation meetings were held throughout Guelph providing a genuine opportunity for the community to give suggestions for budget priorities. Guelphites stood as they did on October 19th, and announced their resounding support for investment in child care, renewable energies, increased access to broadband networks, and infrastructure.

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