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Office Is Closed to Walk-In Traffic

March 17, 2020

Until further notice the office is closed to walk-in traffic. My staff and I can be reached by phone or email to assist constituents with federal issues. 1-604-557-7888 ed@edfast.ca


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COVID-19 INFORMATION

March 17, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19: Last updated: March 31, 2020 Every day there is more information coming to light about the need to act, both individually and collectively, to give ourselves the best chance at managing the threat that the COVID-19 virus presents. That’s why, as your Member of Parliament, I am committed to providing […]


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Statement on COVID-19 Virus

March 13, 2020

My statement on COVID-19 (text below) March 13, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abbotsford – MP Ed Fast has issued the following statement: “Today, the House of Commons unanimously decided to suspend its sittings until April 20th due to the rapidly expanding scope of the COVID-19 Virus. Going forward, I will not be attending public events […]


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Canada Summer Jobs 2020 Extended

February 21, 2020

I am pleased to inform you that the Application Period for Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) 2020 has been extended in order to allow more employers the opportunity to submit an application for funding. The deadline to apply is now February 28, 2020, 12:00 p.m. (Noon) (Pacific Standard Time).


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Coffee with Ed – February 8

January 24, 2020

Please join us for “Coffee with Ed” on Saturday, February 8, where you can have a conversation with your Member of Parliament for Abbotsford. It will take place from 10AM to noon at the Tim Horton’s at 1795 Clearbrook Road. See you there!  


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Press Release: Andrew Scheer Unveils a Real Plan to Protect Our Environment

July 16, 2019

June 19, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GATINEAU, QC – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, today unveiled his plan to fight climate change and protect Canada’s environment. “Conservatives have a proud legacy when it comes to protecting Canada’s natural environment and improving Canada’s environmental performance,” said Mr. Scheer. […]


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Press Release: Justin Trudeau’s Cover-up Budget

March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Today, the Hon. Ed. Fast, Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, responded to Justin Trudeau’s attempt to bury the SNC-Lavalin scandal with $41 billion in new government spending. “Justin Trudeau thinks he can distract Canadians with their own money,” said Fast. “He shut down the Justice Committee’s […]


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Ed Fast calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to intervene with China regarding Robert Schellenberg’s death sentence.

January 14, 2019

Ottawa, ON – Today, Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, the Hon. Ed Fast responded to troubling news that Robert Lloyd Schellenberg of Abbotsford has been sentenced to death by the Chinese government. “Mr. Schellenberg was originally detained in 2014 and sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug trafficking in November of 2018,” noted MP […]


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NAFTA Renegotiation Concludes, Canada Makes Major Concessions

October 1, 2018

October 1, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abbotsford, BC – Today Abbotsford MP and Canada’s former trade minister responded to the conclusion of NAFTA renegotiations between Canada and the United States. “Although I am pleased that Canada will participate in the new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA), we do not yet know the scope of the concessions […]


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Press Release: Liberals fail to protect Pacific Salmon

April 24, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Today, Conservative Shadow Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Ed Fast responded to the Spring Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development on Salmon Farming. “It has become very clear that the Liberal Government has a reckless disregard for the existential threat facing […]


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