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Southern Alberta MP criticizes Trudeau for select Summer Jobs funding recipients

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A southern Alberta Conservative MP is calling out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for some of his government’s Summer Jobs funding recipients.

Foothills MP John Barlow is the Shadow Minister of Employment and Labour.

He says the Liberals are funding anti-oil and gas lobby organizations including the Dogwood Initiative, Tides Canada, West Coast Environmental Law, the Pembina Institute and the Sierra Club.

Barlow is calling on the federal government to revoke Summer Jobs funding to these organizations, saying it’s a slap in the face to the tens of thousands of Canadians who depend on Canada’s oil and gas sector for work.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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