Achievements as Member of Parliament for Richmond Centre

As a Member of Parliament for Richmond Centre, Alice Wong achieved the following:

Fought hard in Ottawa to bring significant infrastructure improvement including money for:

  • Richmond Nelson Road/Highway 9 Interchange completion… $6,400,000

  • Richmond Centre for Disability… $176,000

  • Richmond City Baseball Association… $165,000

  • Richmond Gateway Theatre… $85,300

  • Richmond Public Library (2 grants)… $73,000 and $65,000

  • Richmond Museum… $49,130

  • Richmond Curling Club… $40,300

  • Chabad for Richmond seniors funding… $15,000

As Minister of State (Seniors), Alice Wong was instrumental behind:

  • Addressing the harm of social isolation in today’s seniors;

  • Combatting the abuse of seniors (financial, physical and emotional);

  • Established the Employer Panel for Caregivers to establish caregiver policy for employers;

  • Passage of Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act

  • Protecting against financial abuse of senior with S-4, the Digital Privacy Act

Our Conservative government has:

  • Delivered a balanced budget and a low-tax plan for Canadian families;

  • Cut taxes on individuals and businesses; including removing GST on registered acupuncture services, income splitting for seniors and families;

  • Provided a Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) $1,920/ year for children under 6 and $720/year for children aged 6 to 17;

  • Enhanced the maximum Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution rate to $ 10,000/year;

  • Signed 30 Free Trade Agreements and the Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) with China;

  • Enhanced New Horizons Funding for Seniors funding at $5 million per year;

  • Protected Canadians by implementing measures to prevent terrorism in Canada.

… and much, much more!

Alice Wong