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You're Invited to Mike's Pancake Breakfast Wednesday, 15 June 2016 WHEN: Saturday, June 25th - 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM WHERE: 1230 - 91 Street SW, Edmonton, AB In Support of Autism Edmonton Mike.Lake@parl.gc.ca Facebook: MikeLakeMP Twitter: @MikeLakeMP #203,...


Celebrating Mothers at Mom-Mentum Tuesday, 05 May 2015 On May 5, Mike celebrated the world’s mothers at Mom-mentum, a Mother’s Day Tea organized by the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. The tea showcased the...


Mike Discusses Canada's Research Agenda with University Presidents Thursday, 16 April 2015 As Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Mike met with the presidents of Concordia, McGill, Ryerson and York Universities during a visit to Montreal and Toronto this week. He had the...


Mike Discusses Democratic Engagement with Ontario Teachers Thursday, 16 April 2015 On April 16, Mike joined a panel of federal party representatives and welcomed teachers from across Ontario to kick-off a 'Democratic Bootcamp' teacher training conference organized by CIVIX. The...


Mike Meets Top Canadian Innovators Wednesday, 15 April 2015 While in Montréal and Toronto, Mike explored research centres at some of Canada's largest universities. At Concordia University, Mike learned about the projects underway at the District 3...


Mike Attends a Global Mental Health Workshop Tuesday, 14 April 2015 On April 14, McGill University held a 'Global is Local' workshop in Montreal to discuss the advancement of community-based mental health on a global scale. The workshop brought together...


Mike Visits World-Renowned Sonenberg Lab Tuesday, 14 April 2015 On Tuesday, Mike toured the Sonenberg Lab at McGill University with Biochemistry researcher Dr. Nahum Sonenberg. Dr. Sonenberg studies the control of protein synthesis within the cell and its...


Mike Greets Guests at Homeless Connect Sunday, 12 April 2015 On Sunday, April 12, more than 1,000 homeless and at-risk individuals filled the Shaw Conference Centre, where they were offered free essential services from Homeless Connect Edmonton. The event is...


Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day Tuesday, 07 April 2015 Thursday April 2, 2015 was World Autism Awareness Day, and hundreds of Canadians gathered to celebrate autism awareness and appreciation on Parliament Hill last Wednesday. Mike, Hon. Candice Bergen,...


The Suns in our Sons Thursday, 02 April 2015 Autism Ontario recently released a new feature on its website- Raise the Flag, which highlights stories of Canadians dealing with autism. This goal of the stories is to shine the light...


Royal Canadian Mint Invites Canadians to Design 2017 Coins Monday, 30 March 2015 To celebrate Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary, the Royal Canadian Mint is inviting Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast to design the 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, one-dollar and two-dollar...


Mike Celebrates Diversity with Edmonton Students Thursday, 19 March 2015 On March 19, Mike visited Holy Family Elementary/Junior High School to discuss multiculturalism with the junior high students. The students put together an exposition on Canada’s...


McMaster University Welcomes Mike to Campus Wednesday, 04 March 2015 On March 3, Mike spent the day at McMaster University to meet with researchers, tour the Biointerfaces Institute, and speak to students as a guest lecturer. While in the Biointerfaces lab, the...


Bringing Tax Relief to Canadian Families Tuesday, 24 February 2015 In October, Prime Minister Stephen Harper introduced the Family Tax Plan, which will provide benefits to 4 million Canadian families this year. Low and middle-income families will receive two-thirds...


PM announces further steps to protect Canadian families Monday, 23 February 2015 Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the Government’s intent, in keeping with the commitment made in the 2013 Speech from the Throne, to introduce legislation to further protect Canadian...


PM Stephen Harper announces Anti-Terrorism Measures to protect Canadians Friday, 30 January 2015 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that the Government has introduced legislation to protect Canadians from the evolving threat of terrorism and keep our communities safe. The Prime...


Mike tours Service Canada at the Millbourne Market Mall Friday, 19 December 2014 On Dec. 19, Mike visited the Edmonton Millbourne branch of Service Canada to meet the team, including Service Manager Corey Muzika, Area Director Deb Pynten, and Team Leader Marilyn Mackay....


You're invited to our Christmas Open House! Thursday, 04 December 2014 Mike, his family and staff, would like to extend an invitation to you and your family to come celebrate the holiday season at his 9th annual Christmas Open...


Anne Geddes presents Protecting our Tomorrow collection Wednesday, 03 December 2014 On Dec. 3, Mike met with families impacted by meningitis and attended the unveiling of world-renowned photographer and children’s advocate Anne Geddes’ Protecting our Tomorrows: Portraits...


Mike receives National Philanthropy Award Friday, 14 November 2014 Mike (accompanied by his son, Jaden) was nominated by the Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA) to receive a National Philanthropy Day Award on Nov. 14, in recognition of his long-standing and...


Mike attends Interfaith Housing Initiative event Thursday, 13 November 2014 On Nov. 13, Mike attended the Interfaith Housing Initiative’s 5th anniversary celebration where they reflected on their past 5 years of work to end homelessness in Edmonton, and shared a 10...


Mike commemorates Remembrance Day in Beaumont Tuesday, 11 November 2014 On Nov. 11, Mike joined Canadian soldiers, dignitaries, residents, and other special guests at the Beaumont Remembrance Day Service. Mike thanked veterans and current members of our Canadian armed...


Mike attends THREE TO BE's 5th Annual Stems of Hope Gala Saturday, 08 November 2014 On Saturday November 8, Mike attended the Stems of Hope Gala in Toronto, organized by THREE TO BE.  Dana Florence is the mother of triplets Taylor, Cole and Brody, who are the inspiration...


Mike visits Canadian Telecommunications Hub Saturday, 08 November 2014 On Saturday, Mike met with Bill Sandiford, the President and Board Chairman of the Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC), to tour 151 Front Street. 151 Front Street West is Canada's premier...


Canadian Technology Success Story Saturday, 08 November 2014 On Nov. 8, Mike met with Joel Lessem, President and CEO of Firmex, and other members of the senior management team, as part of his responsibilities as a Parliamentary Secretary. Firmex is a Canadian...


Mike meets with Dr. Patrick Deane, President of McMaster University Friday, 07 November 2014 Mike, as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, met with Dr. Patrick Deane, the President and Vice-Chancellor of McMaster University. He then toured the Michael G. DeGroote Institute...


Mike visits York University as a guest lecturer Thursday, 06 November 2014 On Thursday Nov. 6, Mike addressed four classes, in nursing, social work (2) and psychology, at York University. Mike stressed the need to focus on not only the challenges, but also the unique skills...


Mike visits the Regenerative Medicine Facility at the University of Toronto Thursday, 06 November 2014 On Nov. 6, Dr. Molly Shoichet, the Canada Research Chair in Tissue Engineering, gave Mike a tour of the Regenerative Medicine Facility at the University of Toronto. Regenerative Medicine (RM),...


Connecting Canadians: Launch of the Application Process Wednesday, 05 November 2014 Mike, as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, spoke on behalf of Industry Minister James Moore, at the 4th Annual Canadian ISP Summit in Toronto on November 5. The ISP Summit is...


Invite Mike to Visit Your School! Friday, 31 October 2014 Mike loves to give presentations, to students of all ages, about his role as a Member of Parliament and his responsibilities as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry. If you would like...


Kedarnath Vaish celebrates his 100th birthday on Parliament Hill Monday, 27 October 2014 On Monday October 27, Kedarnath Vaish, one of Mike's constituents, visited Parliament Hill with his family to celebrate his 100th birthday. Kedarnath met with Mike for a tour around Centre Block, and...


Mike and Jaden Address International Autism Symposium Friday, 24 October 2014 On October 23 and 24, in two presentations at the Geneva Centre for Autism's International Symposium, Mike shared his story about living with his 18-year-old son, Jaden, who has autism. With...


Mike, Jaden, and Darya volunteer at Homeless Connect Sunday, 19 October 2014 On Sunday, Mike, his son Jaden, and Darya Dolzikova, a Parliamentary Intern, volunteered at Edmonton's semi-annual Homeless Connect event.  Homeless Connect Edmonton is a bi-annual,...


Amelia Stevenson receives Youth Leadership Award for Millwoods Christian Wednesday, 15 October 2014 Mike, and his son Jaden, presented Amelia Stevenson with the 2014 Youth Leadership Award for Millwoods Christian School, in recognition of academic success and leadership, at the school's...


Mike addresses the Community for Brain Development Thursday, 09 October 2014 On October 6, Mike spoke at a Community for Brain Development meeting in Ottawa to share his experiences living with his son, Jaden, who has autism. He also discussed the importance...


Nick Reich receives Youth Leadership Award for Beaumont Composite High Monday, 06 October 2014 Nick Reich was presented with the 2014 Youth Leadership Award for Beaumont Composite High School, in recognition of academic success and leadership, at the school's awards ceremony on October 6....


It's Autism Awareness Month in Canada Wednesday, 01 October 2014 October is Autism Awareness Month in Canada. As a Member of Parliament, Mike has been actively involved, at both a national and international level, in the field of autism. An example of those...


Hayden Thomson receives Youth Leadership Award for Holy Trinity High School Wednesday, 24 September 2014 Hayden Thomson was presented with the 2014 Youth Leadership Award for Holy Trinity High School, in recognition of academic success and leadership, at the school's awards ceremony on September...


Mike attends Miriam Foundation Announcement Monday, 22 September 2014 On September 22, Mike attended an important Miriam Foundation announcement in Montreal. The foundation, an organization that helps people with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual...


Mike visits Edmonton Food Bank Tuesday, 19 August 2014 In August, Mike met with Marjorie Bencz for a tour of the Edmonton Food Bank facilities. The Edmonton Food Bank works collaboratively with more than 210 agencies, churches and food...


'Heart of a Champion' Presentation Wednesday, 06 August 2014 On August 6, Mike and Janet Ryan Newell (left in picture) presented Candise Sieben with the Crossroads Heart of a Champion award in honour of her twenty years of fostering work. Crossroads Family...


Mike attends Announcement on Employment Opportunities for those with ASD Wednesday, 23 July 2014 On Wednesday July 23, it was announced that the Sinneave Family Foundation will receive $150,000 through the Western Diversification Program (WDP) to establish Meticulon, a new not-for-profit...


Mike celebrates Canada Day in his constituency Tuesday, 01 July 2014 Mike celebrated Canada Day with his daughter, Jenae, his son, Jaden, and many constituents at events throughout Edmonton – Mill Woods – Beaumont. They spent the morning at MLA Naresh...


Mike attends BIO International Convention in San Diego Tuesday, 24 June 2014 In June, Mike, in his role as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, attended the BIO International Convention in San Diego, where he addressed the crowd at the BIOTECanada...


Another memorable Pancake Breakfast Saturday, 21 June 2014 On Saturday, June 21, Mike hosted his annual Pancake Breakfast in support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA). More than 400 constituents braved strong winds to attend the breakfast,...


You're Invited to Mike's MP Pancake Breakfast Wednesday, 04 June 2014 On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Mike will be hosting his annual MP Pancake Breakfast.  The breakfast will held from 9:00 - 11:30 AM in the constituency office parking lot. (9225 - 28 Avenue NW)...


Mike plays in Sandbox to support child and youth health Wednesday, 04 June 2014 Mike joined MP Peter Braid and other colleagues, and local children, in a sandcastle building contest on Sparks Street in support of The Sandbox Project. The project aims to raise awareness of child...


Spring Householder 2014 - Volume 23 Tuesday, 03 June 2014 Staying Focused on Jobs and Growth - Economic Action Plan 2014 Strengthening the Value of Canadian Citizenship Pancake Breakfast Shell Quest Project Tour Homeless Connect Edmonton 


MNCH Summit reinforces Canada`s commitment Thursday, 29 May 2014 At the 2014 Summit on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health held in Toronto in May, Prime Minister Stephen Harper outlined the Conservative Government’s reason for a renewed commitment to the...


The Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Monday, 26 May 2014 The Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will bring benefits to every region of Canada. It will unlock new opportunities by opening new markets...


Mike in the Media for World Autism Awareness Day Wednesday, 02 April 2014 Mike was featured in a number of interviews and articles for World Autism Awareness Day.   The Huffington Post The Ottawa Citizen Metro News Canada AM CBC Power and Politics CTV...


Light It Up Blue For World Autism Awareness Day Tuesday, 01 April 2014 Mike was featured in an article on Strombo.com for World Autism Awareness Day.   To read the article, click here. Photo: Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Canada, as captured by Jason...


Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards Friday, 07 March 2014 The Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards recognize the enormous contributions volunteers, innovative not-for-profit organizations and forward-thinking businesses make to their communities through...


Canada to Host Summit on Saving the Lives of Vulnerable Women and Children Thursday, 06 March 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada will host a high-level Summit on maternal, newborn and child health from May 28-30, 2014, in Toronto, Ontario.   The Summit –...


Mike Delivers Keynote Address at the Exploring Autism Conference Monday, 03 March 2014 On Monday, March 3rd, Mike spoke at the Exploring the Autism Spectrum conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  The event was organized by Autism Nova Scotia.  They provide...


Mike Visits PALS Autism School Friday, 28 February 2014 On Friday, February 28th, Mike toured the PALS Autism School in Vancouver.  The purpose of the school is to provide year-round, scientifically-validated educational programs...


Mike Visits Unicef Thursday, 20 February 2014 On Thursday, February 20th, Mike spent time at Unicef Canada with CEO David Morley and Director of International Policy, Meaghan French.  Unicef is the world’s largest...


Mike Meets with Leo Plue Wednesday, 19 February 2014 On Wednesday, February 19th, Mike met with Leo Plue, Executive Director of the Abilities Centre in Whitby, Ontario.  The Abilities Centre is a world-leading charitable organization...


Budget 2014: Supporting Canadians With Autism Spectrum Disorders Tuesday, 11 February 2014 Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes to provide $11.4 million over four years to support the expansion of vocational training programs for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The...


Mike Meets with Régis Labeaume, the Mayor of Quebec City Thursday, 23 January 2014 On Thursday, January 23rd, Mike was asked to speak at Innovation and Entrepreneurship Day in Quebec City.  It was an event organized by the National Optics Institute to celebrate their...


Mike with Chris Hadfield at the Institut National d'Optique Conference Wednesday, 22 January 2014 On Wednesday, January 22nd, Mike attended the INO (Institut National d'Optique) conference in Québec City.  For INO’s 25th anniversary, Québec International was...


Mike Visits Autism Artistry Friday, 17 January 2014 On Friday, January 17, Mike had the opportunity to meet with Ben and Grant Kurtz.  The brothers, who both have autism, are passionate about art and photography.  With the help of their...


Mike Gives Presentation at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Thursday, 16 January 2014 On Thursday, January 16, Mike had an interactive session with developmental pediatric fellows at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.  He joined Lyn Sonnenberg, Program...


Merry Christmas! Monday, 23 December 2013 Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas, a joyous Holiday Season, and all the best in 2014! Our office will be closed from December 24, 2013 - January 1, 2014 for the holidays.  If...


Mike Hosts Annual Christmas Open House Thursday, 19 December 2013 On Thursday, December 19th, Mike held his annual Christmas Open House.  It was a wonderful event with over 400 constituents in attendance.  


You're Invited to our 8th Annual Christmas Open House Thursday, 05 December 2013 Please join us on Thursday, December 19th, for our 8th annual Christmas Open House.  The event will take place at Mill Woods Assembly Cafe, which is located at 2225 - 66 Street NW...


Expense Report October 17 - November 17 2013 Wednesday, 04 December 2013 Expense Report October 17 - November 17 2013


Fall Newsletter Wednesday, 20 November 2013 Our fall newsletter has been mailed out.  Download the PDF version here. 


Mike Meets Temple Grandin at the Current Trends in Autism Conference Saturday, 16 November 2013 On Saturday, November 16, Mike had the opportunity to attend the Autism Trends Conference in Montreal, Quebec.   Mike spoke with Temple Grandin, who was a guest speaker at the...


Significant Investment in Beaumont Infrastructure Wednesday, 09 October 2013 On Wednesday, October 9th, Mike attended the dedication ceremony for the upgraded 50th Street corridor in Beaumont. Mike, along with MLA George Rogers and Beaumont Mayor Camille...


Mike Participates in Brain Development Conference Sunday, 29 September 2013 On Sunday, September 29th, Mike, along with his son, Jaden, took part in the Brain Development Conference in Vancouver. NeuroDevNet’s Annual Brain Development Conference is the...


Community League Day Saturday, 21 September 2013 On Saturday, September 21st, Mike visited six different community leagues in the riding.  Community leagues play an important role in making Edmonton such an incredible place...


Walk Now for Autism Speaks Event in Rundle Park Sunday, 08 September 2013 On Sunday, September 8, Mike and his family participated in Edmonton’s Walk Now for Autism Speaks event in Rundle Park.  The event was a huge success and raised over...


Mike Meets Governor Jack Markell at the Annual Meeting of the National Governors Association in Milwaukee Thursday, 01 August 2013 On Thursday, August 1, Mike attended the annual meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Mike was chosen to represent the Canada-United States...


Mike Visits World Vision Canada's Head Office in Toronto Wednesday, 24 July 2013 On Wednesday, July 24, Mike met with Dave Toycen, President of World Vision Canada.  World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization that is dedicated to...


Mike Visits the Yes I Can Nursery in Toronto Wednesday, 24 July 2013 On Wednesday, July 24, Mike visited Yes I Can, a nursery school with a variety of programs, including a specialized social communication program for children with...


Mike Presents Diamond Jubilee Medal to Dr. Stephen Scherer Tuesday, 23 July 2013 On Tuesday, July 23rd, Mike presented a Diamond Jubilee Medal to Dr. Stephen Scherer.  Dr. Scherer has received international acclaim for his discovery of the regions of the...


Mike Visits Creating Alternatives in Toronto Tuesday, 23 July 2013 On Tuesday, July 23, Mike visited Creating Alternatives in Toronto.  Creating Alternatives is a day program for adults with developmental disabilities.  It’s a place where...


Mike and his Family Take Part in Edmonton K-Days Parade Friday, 19 July 2013 On Friday, July 19th, Mike and his family participated in the annual K-Days Parade.  It was a beautiful day to kick off the start of the nine-day fair. For more information,...


Mike Participates in Citizenship Ceremony Tuesday, 16 July 2013 On Tuesday, July 16th, Mike had the privilege of participating in a Citizenship Ceremony along with Citizenship Judge, Laurie Mozeson. During the ceremony the oath of citizenship is...


Mike Tours Atelier de Saguenay in Saguenay, Quebec Friday, 12 July 2013 On July 12, Mike toured Atelier de Saguenay in Saguenay, Quebec.  Atelier de Saguenay is a training centre for employability.  They recycle computers, electronic material and...


Mike Attends a Federal Announcement in Saguenay, Quebec Thursday, 11 July 2013 Mike attended a federal announcement in Saguenay, Quebec.  The National Defense department matched $300,000 of funding from the city for the improvement of training docks for a...


Mike Tours a Computers for Schools Program in Québec Wednesday, 10 July 2013 On July 10, Mike toured Atelier de Québec, a Computers for Schools (CFS) Program. CFS is a national, federal government-led initiative that operates in cooperation with all provinces...


Launch of Google Street View of Centre Block Monday, 01 July 2013 On Canada Day, Google launched its Street View Video Tour of Centre Block. This feature allows visitors from near and far to tour Centre Block with the click of a mouse or swipe of a smart...


Pancake Breakfast for Autism Society a Huge Success Saturday, 22 June 2013 Mike held a pancake breakfast in support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA) on Saturday, June 22, 2013.  The event was a huge success, raising over $52,000 for ASEA. Mike...


Mike Presents Diamond Jubilee Medal to Canadian Olympian Michelle Plouffe Saturday, 08 June 2013 On Saturday, June 8, Mike presented Mill Woods resident, and Canadian Olympic basketball player, Michelle Plouffe, a Diamond Jubilee medal. To learn more about the Queen Elizabeth II...


You're Invited to Mike's 2013 MP Pancake Breakfast in Support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area Monday, 27 May 2013 On Saturday, June 22, 2013, Mike will be hosting his annual MP Pancake Breakfast.  The breakfast will held from 9:00 - 11:30 AM in the constituency office parking lot. (9225 - 28 Avenue...


Mike Tours the Jasper Place Health and Wellness Centre Tuesday, 14 May 2013 On Tuesday, May 14, Murray Soroka, Director of the Jasper Place Health and Wellness Centre, gave Mike a tour of the facility. The focus of the centre is building community through...


Mike and Jaden Speak at Canucks Autism Network Family Festival Sunday, 28 April 2013 On Sunday, April 28, Mike and Jaden attended the Canucks Autism Network Family Festival in Vancouver. The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) provides year-round, innovative, high...


Government Invests $250,000 for upgrades to the Mill Woods Recreation Centre Friday, 12 April 2013 On Friday, April 12, Mike announced $250,000 in federal funding for upgrades to the Mill Woods Recreation Centre under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).  "Our...


Homeward Trust Projects Tour Thursday, 11 April 2013 On Thursday, April 11th, Mike toured various housing projects with Homeward Trust Edmonton. Homeward Trust Edmonton is a not for profit organization that uses a community-based...


Mike's Statement on World Autism Awareness Day 2013 Wednesday, 27 March 2013 Today, Mike made the following statement in the House of Commons to mark World Autism Awareness Day 2013.   April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, and 15 years since my son, Jaden was...


Mike, Jaden and Jenae visit The Agenda with Steve Paikin Tuesday, 26 March 2013 Mike, along with his children, Jaden and Jenae, did an interview with Steve Paikin from The Agenda for World Autism Awareness Day.  Here's what Steve had to say on his blog: Last...


Government of Canada and City of Edmonton Announce Public-Private Partnership (P3) to Speed up Light Rail Transit Access for Mill Woods Residents Thursday, 14 March 2013 On Thursday, March 14, Mike participated in an announcement of a P3 Canada Fund investment of up to $250 million to support the construction of the City of Edmonton’s new Light Rail...


Mike Tours the Maier Centre for Autism Services Thursday, 21 February 2013 On Thursday, February 21, Terri Duncan, Executive Director of Children’s Autism Services, showed Mike around the facility and spoke about the different programs they...


Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Presentation Wednesday, 20 February 2013 On Wednesday, February 20th, Mike presented Diamond Jubilee Medals to 29 dedicated Canadians. A commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary...


Mike travels to Kenya and Malawai Thursday, 24 January 2013 In January, Mike travelled to Kenya and Malawi with other MPs as Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association delegation.  It was an incredible opportunity to learn more about these amazing...


Government Invests in Improvements to Beaumont's Community Infrastructure Thursday, 17 January 2013 On Thursday, January 17th, Mike announced $240,000 in federal funding for the Ken Nichol Regional Recreation Centre under the Government’s Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund...


Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards Monday, 14 January 2013 The best solutions to the challenges facing Canada's communities are often found locally.  For this reason, in January 2011, the Prime Minister announced the creation of the...


Mike Speaks with Grade Six Class at Crawford Plains Elementary School Wednesday, 09 January 2013 On Wednesday, January 9th, Mike spent some time with a grade six class at Crawford Plains Elementary School.  Mike regularly visits schools in the riding to talk about his role in...


Mike Announces Funding for the Bibliothèque de Beaumont Library Tuesday, 08 January 2013 On Tuesday, January 8th, Mike announced $20,250 in in federal funding under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF) towards upgrading the Bibliothèque de Beaumont...


Merry Christmas! Friday, 21 December 2012 Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas, a joyous Holiday Season, and all the best in 2013! Our office will be closed from December 22, 2011 - January 1, 2012 for the holidays. ...


Mike Hosts Annual Christmas Open House Thursday, 20 December 2012 On Thursday, December 20th, Mike held his annual Christmas Open House.  It was a wonderful event with over 400 constituents in attendance.


Mike Lends a Hand with Meals on Wheels Wednesday, 19 December 2012 On Wednesday, December 19, Mike and a newscaster on City TV's Breakfast Television, Courtney Theriault, delivered meals to seniors and housebound residents. Edmonton Meals on Wheels has over...


You're Invited to our 7th Annual Christmas Open House Friday, 30 November 2012 Please join us on Thursday, December 20th for our 7th annual Christmas Open House.  The event will take place at Mill Woods Assembly Cafe, which is located at 2225 - 66 Street NW (West...


Mike Visits Hope Mission Friday, 16 November 2012 On Friday, November 16, Bruce Reith, Executive Director of Hope Mission, showed Mike around the facility and spoke about the different programs they offer. Hope Mission cares for...


Mike Attends Remembrance Day Ceremony in Beaumont Sunday, 11 November 2012 On Sunday, November 11, Mike participated in the Remembrance Day ceremony in Beaumont.


Mike Addresses Students at Remembrance Day Ceremony Friday, 09 November 2012 On Friday, November 9, Mike spoke at the annual Remembrance Day ceremony at Kate Chegwin Junior High School.


Mike and Son, Jaden, Attend Research Chair Annoucement at York University Monday, 05 November 2012 On Monday, November 5, Mike and his 17-year-old son, Jaden, who has autism, took part in an event announcing a new research chair whose work will aim to improve the treatment and care of...


Mrs. Harper Visits Crawford Plains School Friday, 26 October 2012 On Friday, October 26, Mike invited Laureen Harper to visit the Interactions class at Crawford Plains School. The Interactions Program is designed to meet the needs of students who have...


Mike Volunteers at Homeless Connect Edmonton Sunday, 21 October 2012 On Sunday, October 21, Mike volunteered at Homeless Connect.  Homeless Connect Edmonton is a broad-based, community-inspired initiative, providing free appropriate services to...


Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Nominations Monday, 15 October 2012 A new commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of...


Mike reads to students at Satoo Elementary School Friday, 12 October 2012 On Friday,October 12, Mike visited various schools across the riding.  He spent time reading books with the younger grades and speaking about his role in government with grade nine students.


Homeward Trust Projects Tour Thursday, 11 October 2012 On Thursday, October 11, Mike and City Councillor Amarjeet Sohi, toured various housing projects with Homeward Trust Edmonton. Homeward Trust Edmonton is a not for profit organization that...


Mike and Jaden featured on CNN, ABC News.com, CTV and CBC Friday, 28 September 2012 Mike and his son, Jaden, were featured in a number of news stories on Friday about their trip to New York City to speak at the World Focus on Autism Event.   To read the CNN article and watch...


Mike Speaks at the World Focus on Autism Event in New York Thursday, 27 September 2012 Mike and his son, Jaden, were in New York on Thursday to speak at World Focus on Autism, an event for spouses of world leaders, co-hosted by the wife of the UN Secretary-General and Autism...


Mike Becomes a Member of the Queen's Privy Council Thursday, 13 September 2012 Mike was sworn into the Queen's Privy Council today, along with Ron Cannan, which enables them to serve on the Priorities and Planning Sub-Committee on Government Administration. The...


Official Opening of Montrose Manor in Beaumont Wednesday, 29 August 2012 On Wednesday, August 29, Mike spoke at the official opening of Montrose Manor in Beaumont. This new building provides 66 additional units of affordable housing in Beaumont - a new...


Pancake Breakfast a Success Saturday, 25 August 2012 Mike held a pancake breakfast in support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA) on Saturday, August 25, 2012.  The event was a huge success, raising over $40,000 for ASEA. ...


You're Invited to Mike's 2012 MP Pancake Breakfast in Support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area Wednesday, 08 August 2012 On Saturday, August 25, 2012, Mike will be hosting his annual MP Pancake Breakfast.  The breakfast will held from 9:00 - 11:30 AM in the constituency office parking lot. (9225 - 28 Avenue...


Mike Visits a Summer Camp for Young New Canadians Wednesday, 25 July 2012 On Wednesday, July 25, Mike visited with a group of children who have recently moved to Canada with their families.  The Welcome Centre for Immigrants organized a summer camp for children 5 - 15...


Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre Welcome Mike and Jenae Tuesday, 24 July 2012 On Tuesday, July 24, Mike, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Jenae, toured the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre. The Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre at the Leduc No. 1 historic...


Mike Visits CASA, Child Adolescent and Family Mental Health Centre Friday, 06 July 2012 On Friday, July 6, Mike spent some time at CASA, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Centre.   CASA is a major community-focused provider of mental health services for infants, children,...


Mike Visits the Society for the Treatment of Autism in Calgary Thursday, 05 July 2012 On Thursday, July 5, Dave Mikkelsen, Executive Director of the Society for the Treatment of Autism in Calgary, welcomed Mike to their facility. The Society for the Treatment of...


Mike Tours the Autism Program at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Wednesday, 04 July 2012 On Wednesday, July 4, Mike toured the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital's Autism Program and gave greetings at their volunteer BBQ.


Mike Tours Wings of Providence Wednesday, 04 July 2012 On Wednesday, July 4, Mike toured the Wings of Providence facility.  Wings of Providence is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive transitional programs...


Mike Celebrates Canada Day with Constituents Sunday, 01 July 2012 On Sunday, July 1, Mike attended various Canada Day events in the riding.  It was a busy day that included a pancake breakfast in Summerside, a program at the Council of India Societies, a visit...


Mike Presents Youth Leadership Award Friday, 29 June 2012 On Friday, June 29, Mike spoke at the J. Percy Page graduation ceremony and presented the Youth Leadership Award to student, Jyoti Aheer.


Mike Tours the New CKUA Facility Thursday, 28 June 2012 On Thursday, June 28, Mike, along with fellow Edmonton Conservative MPs, James Rajotte and Brent Rathgeber, visited the new CKUA facility downtown.


Mike Visits the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Tuesday, 26 June 2012 On Tuesday, June 26, Mike spent some time at the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers.  He spoke with newcomers about his role a a Member of Parliament and discussed various challenges that...


Mike Visits Shepherd's Care Senior Centre Tuesday, 26 June 2012 On Tuesday, June 26, Mike visited with residents and participated in a Canada Day trivia contest at Shepherd's Care Senior Centre.


Beaumont Town and Country Daze Parade Saturday, 09 June 2012 On Saturday, June 9th, Mike, his family, and a team of volunteers participated in the Beaumont Town and Country Daze Parade.


Cycle for Autism Event Sunday, 03 June 2012 On Sunday, June 3rd Mike and his family participated in the Cycle for Autism event held at Gold Bar Park. The event was a huge success and raised over $30,000 for the Autism Society...


'MP, and Parent, Mike Lake Shows a Rare Kind of Leadership' Friday, 20 April 2012 Kate Heartfield, from the Ottawa Citizen, wrote a touching column featuring Mike and Jaden.  To read the column click here.


Canada AM Interviews Mike and Jaden Regarding Autism Wednesday, 04 April 2012 Continuing their week of interviews regarding autism, Mike and Jaden sat down today to speak with Bev Thomson on Canada AM. To watch the interview click here.


Mike and Jaden visit The Agenda with Steve Paikin Wednesday, 04 April 2012 Mike and Jaden did an interview with Steve Paikin from The Agenda for World Autism Awareness Day.  Here's what Steve had to say on his blog: "Every year, Conservative MP Mike Lake from...


Mike's Statement on World Autism Awareness Day 2012 Monday, 02 April 2012 Today, Mike made the following statement in the House of Commons to mark World Autism Awareness Day 2012. "Today is World Autism Awareness Day. It also marks 14 years since my son, Jaden was...


Mike and Jaden on CTV and CBC for World Autism Awareness Day Monday, 02 April 2012 Today Mike was interviewed, along with his 16-year-old son Jaden, on CTV's Power Play and CBC's Power and Politics.  The interviews were part of ongoing efforts by Mike...


Federal Government Invests in Autism Research Tuesday, 27 March 2012 Ottawa, Ontario (March 27, 2012) – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, today announced funding for the Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Treatment and Care Research...


Minister Bernier visits Beaumont and Edmonton Tuesday, 20 March 2012 On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, Canada's Small Business and Tourism Minister Maxime Bernier attended meetings with Mike in Beaumont to learn more about Beaumont's Francophone heritage and business...


Constituent Roundtables Friday, 03 February 2012 Mike has been holding regular constituent roundtable meetings in our community.  Generally attended by ten to fifteen constituents, each meeting is designed to facilitate discussion about issues...


Merry Christmas Tuesday, 20 December 2011 Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas, a joyous Holiday Season, and all the best in 2012! Our office will be closed from December 23, 2011 - January 2, 2012 for the...


You're Invited to our 6th Annual Christmas Open House Wednesday, 30 November 2011 Please join us on Tuesday, December 20th for our 6th annual Christmas Open House.  The event will take place at the constituency office, which is located at 9225 - 28th Ave (Long &...


Constituent Roundtables Tuesday, 11 October 2011 Mike has been holding regular constituent roundtable meetings in our community.  Generally attended by ten to fifteen constituents, each meeting is designed to facilitate discussion about issues...


4th Annual Pancake Breakfast a Tremendous Success! Wednesday, 31 August 2011 On Saturday, August 27, Mike held his annual pancake breakfast in support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA).  The event was a huge success with approximately 600 people in...


We've Moved! Wednesday, 01 June 2011 Effective June 1, 2011, our Constituency Office address is: 9225 - 28 Avenue NW  Edmonton, AB   T6N 1N1 You can also continue to reach our office at 780.495.2149 or LakeM@parl.gc.ca,...


Thank you! Friday, 20 May 2011 Thank you for once again putting your trust in me to serve as your Member of Parliament. It is an absolute honour and privilege for me to represent this remarkable and diverse part of Canada, and I...


Constituent Roundtables Friday, 28 January 2011 Mike has been holding regular constituent roundtable meetings in our community.  Generally attended by ten to fifteen constituents, each meeting is designed to facilitate discussion about issues...


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Friday, 17 December 2010 Mike with wife Debi, son Jaden and daughter Jenae wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


You're Invited to our 5th Annual Christmas Open House Wednesday, 01 December 2010 Please join us on Thursday, December 16th for our 5th Annual Christmas Open House. The event will take place at Mill Woods Assembly, which is located at 2225 - 66 Street (West Entrance)...


Mike Recognizes Exceptional Students with the Youth Leadership Award Monday, 08 November 2010 Mike recently recognized the accomplishments of the following four students from the constituency through the Youth Leadership Award program: Carissa Wasyliw - École Secondaire Beaumont...


On the Bright Side Sunday, 19 September 2010 On Sunday, September 19, CPAC's On the Bright Side featured Mike's annual MP Pancake Breakfast.  The segment begins at 6:52. To view the show click here.


New Service Canada Centre Opens Tuesday, 07 September 2010 On September 7, 2010, Mike officially opened the Edmonton Millbourne Service Canada Centre.  “This wonderful facility offers more space and allows for a more interactive, welcoming and...


Meadows Transit Centre Opens Thursday, 02 September 2010 On Thursday, September 2nd, Mike attended the opening of the Meadows Transit Centre with MLA Naresh Bhardwaj, Councillor Amarjeet Sohi and Mayor Stephen Mandel.


Pancake Breakfast a Success Monday, 23 August 2010 Mike held a pancake breakfast in support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA) on Saturday, August 21, 2010.  The event was a huge success with approximately 500 people in attendance,...


You're Invited to Mike's 2010 MP Pancake Breakfast in Support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area Friday, 30 July 2010 On Saturday, August 21, 2010, Mike will be hosting his annual MP Pancake Breakfast.  The breakfast will held from 9:00 - 11:30 AM in the constituency office parking lot.  The office is...


Summer 2010 Householder Now Available Online Wednesday, 28 July 2010 Check out our latest newsletter by clicking here. The householder features Mike's statement in the House of Commons on World Autism Awareness Day, as well as information about strengthening...


Mike on CPAC - Beyond Politics Interview Sunday, 13 June 2010 On Sunday, June 13th, Mike was interviewed on the program Beyond Politics.  The program is hosted by Joe Clark’s daughter, Catherine Clark, and highlights an MPs life outside of...


Beaumont Daze Parade Saturday, 12 June 2010 On Saturday, June 12th, Mike with wife Debi, son Jaden and daughter Jenae participated in the Beaumont Town and Country Daze parade.


Mike on CTV and CBC for World Autism Awareness Day Thursday, 01 April 2010 Mike was interviewed along with his son Jaden today on CTV's Power Play and CBC's Power and Politics. To view the CTV clip click here. To view the CBC clip click here.


Mike's Statement on World Autism Awareness Day Thursday, 01 April 2010


Mike on Power Play Panel Wednesday, 24 March 2010 Mike and Liberal MP John McCallum discuss the government's plan to hold public consultations to ask Canadians how to improve Canada's pension plan. To view the clip click here.


On the Bright Side Sunday, 07 February 2010 On Sunday, February 7th, the CPAC television show On the Bright Side featured Mike along with his son Jaden.  The segment begins at 22:45. To view the show click here.


Canadians Provide Aid to Haiti Saturday, 23 January 2010 On January 12, 2010, a catastrophic earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck Haiti, close to Port-au-Prince.  In response, the Government of Canada has created the Haiti Earthquake...


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Friday, 18 December 2009 Mike with wife Debi, son Jaden and daughter Jenae wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


You're Invited to our 4th Annual Christmas Open House Friday, 11 December 2009 Please join us on Thursday, December 17th for our 4th Annual Christmas Open House.  The event will take place at Mill Woods Assembly, which is located at 2225 - 66 Street (West Entrance) from...


Prime Minister Visits Mill Woods Wednesday, 14 October 2009 Prime Minister Stephen Harper came to Mike's constituency office on Wednesday, October 14th, 2009.  The Prime Minister met with Mike, did a television interview with Global Edmonton, and then...


Second Annual UN World Focus on Autism Tuesday, 22 September 2009 On September 22, 2009, Mike and his son Jaden attended the second annual UN Focus on Autism event in New York City.  Pictured above with Jaden are Autism Speaks founders, Bob and...


Pancake Breakfast a Success Monday, 24 August 2009 Mike held a pancake breakfast in support of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area (ASEA) on Saturday, August 22, 2009.  The event was a huge success with over five hundred people in attendance and...


You're Invited to our Pancake Breakfast Friday, 07 August 2009 Please join us for a pancake breakfast on Saturday August 22nd from 9:00am - 11:30am.  It will be held in the Mill Woods Town Centre Professional Building Parking Lot - 6203 - 28 Ave. ...


Locals Know Friday, 10 July 2009 Discover the Canada you don't know.  Visit www.localsknow.ca to see some of the amazing places that Canada has to offer.


Mike in the News Thursday, 02 July 2009 An article in today's Edmonton Journal highlights immigration work done by Mike and his staff.  To read the article, please click here:


Mike Lends a Hand with Homeless Connect Sunday, 24 May 2009 On Sunday May 24th over one thousand homeless people filled the Shaw Conference Centre where they were offered free services from more than fifty agencies. Homeless Connect Edmonton is a...


Mike on Primetime Politics Panel Tuesday, 28 April 2009 Mike and opposition auto critics discuss the auto industry on CPAC political panel. Click on the following link to view the discussion. The auto panel discussion begins at the 14:30 mark on the...


Passport Requirements Wednesday, 22 April 2009 Are you planning a trip to the United States this summer?  If so, there are some important changes to U.S. law regarding passport requirements you should be aware of.  Starting June 1,...


Mike's Statement on World Autism Awareness Day Thursday, 02 April 2009


Home Renovation Tax Credit Wednesday, 04 March 2009 One of the measures contained within Canada’s Economic Action Plan is the Home Renovation Tax Credit (HRTC). Home renovations are smart investments in the long term value of a home...


Constituent Roundtables Monday, 02 March 2009 Mike has been holding regular constituent roundtable meetings in our community.  Generally attended by ten to fifteen constituents, each meeting is designed to facilitate discussion about issues...


Mill Woods Family Reunited Monday, 02 February 2009 One of the most important functions of Mike's constituency office is to help families in Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont navigate the immigration system.  To read an Edmonton Journal article...


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Friday, 19 December 2008 Warmest Wishes from our family to yours, for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Mike answers questions about the Auto Industry (Part One) Friday, 21 November 2008


Mike answers questions about the Auto Industry (Part Two) Friday, 21 November 2008


Mike answers questions about the Auto Industry (Part Three) Friday, 21 November 2008


Mike answers his first question as the Parliamentary Secretary for Industry Thursday, 20 November 2008


Mike Appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Industry Friday, 07 November 2008 On November 7, 2008 Mike was sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Tony Clement. The Parliamentary Secretary role is an important one, with responsibility for assisting...


Spring 2008 Householder Now Available Online Wednesday, 25 June 2008 Check out our latest newsletter by clicking here.  The householder features updates on Budget 2008, the Tackling Violent Crime Act, and Canada's role in Afghanistan.  Also...


Mike Makes Statement on the Upcoming Liberal Carbon Tax Proposal Tuesday, 17 June 2008 Mike made the following statement in the house today: Mr. Speaker, during his leadership run, the current Liberal leader was unequivocal in his opposition to a carbon tax. Shortly after his...


Mike Announces Funding for the Trade Winds to Success Project Monday, 26 May 2008 EDMONTON - On May 23, 2008, Mike announced funding for an Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership (ASEP) project on behalf of the Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and...


Mike on Politics with Don Newman Tuesday, 13 May 2008 Mike was on CBC's Politics with Don Newman today as part of a panel commenting on EI.  To watch the segment, go to www.cbc.ca/politics, click on the Tuesday link, and fast forward to the 24th...


Mike Profiled in Real Estate Weekly Monday, 14 April 2008 On April 3, 2008, David Rogers of Edmonton Real Estate Weekly featured Mike in an article entitled "Listen and Learn."  To read the article, click here.


Come out to meet Mike! Wednesday, 09 April 2008 As part of the Mill Woods Celebrating Diversity Days, Mike will be at Mill Woods Town Centre on Saturday, April 12, 2008 between 11:00 am and 5:30 pm.  Come out to meet your MP and celebrate the...


Mike's Statement on World Autism Awareness Day Wednesday, 02 April 2008 Today, Mike offered the following words in the House of Commons to mark World Autism Awarness Day: "Mr. Speaker, Ten years ago yesterday my wife and I received word from doctors that our 2...


Mike Organizes Special Videoconference for Beaumont High School Students Monday, 31 March 2008 Mike facilitates videoconference involving Minister Baird and high school students. On Thursday, March 20, 2008, students at École Secondaire Beaumont Composite High School...


Constituent Roundtables Friday, 14 March 2008   Dear Constituents, Since early January, I’ve been holding regular constituent roundtable meetings in our community.  Generally attended by ten to twenty constituents, each meeting...


Mike's Statement on Conservative Stewardship Thursday, 13 March 2008 Mike made the following statement in the House of Commons today: "Mr. Speaker, the previous Liberal government showed a complete lack of accountability and stewardship of Canadian taxpayer...


Celebrate Canada Tuesday, 22 January 2008 2007 Winning Poster: Sharon Huang (BC) Each year, students ages 5 to 18 are invited to take part in the Canada Day Poster Challenge by designing a theme-based poster that illustrates their pride...


Office Closed for Training Sunday, 13 January 2008 Please note that our Constituency Office will be closed Thursday, January 24th, and Friday, January 25th due to a staff training conference. If you require assistance in the meantime, please...


Check out new photos in our Gallery! Tuesday, 08 January 2008 Mike and Debi meet constituents at our 2nd Annual Christmas Open House. Thank you to everyone who made it out to our Christmas Open House!  Please check out the latest album in our photo...


Merry Christmas! Friday, 21 December 2007 Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas, a joyous Holiday Season, and all the best in 2008! Please note that our offices will be closed from Monday, December 24th until the morning of...


You're Invited to our 2nd Annual Christmas Open House Tuesday, 18 December 2007 Please join us on Thursday, December 20, 2007 for our 2nd Annual Christmas Open House.  The event will take place in our Constituency Office, which is located at #212, 6203 – 28th...


Nominate a Volunteer for the Thérèse Casgrain Volunteer Award Thursday, 29 November 2007 Human Resources and Social Development Canada is now accepting nominations for the Thérèse Casgrain Volunteer Award. To nominate someone who has made a significant contribution to a...


Mike raises awareness about the issues people with disabilities face Thursday, 22 November 2007 Today, Mike asked the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development the following question: "Mr. Speaker, today on Parliament Hill hundreds of people with disabilities and their families...


Mike's Statement on NDP Childcare Debate Tactics Wednesday, 21 November 2007 Mike made the following statement in the House of Commons today: "Mr. Speaker, last night I sat in this place ready to hear the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development speak to Bill...


Mike's Statement on Liberal Abstention Thursday, 15 November 2007 Today, Mike offered the following statement in the House of Commons condemning the Liberal Party for their recent abstentions: “Mr. Speaker, In recent years, a growing number of Canadians...


Remembering our Veterans and Armed Forces Sunday, 11 November 2007 Remembrance Day gives us the opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces, both past and present.  It also is a time when we recognize the families they leave...


Mike Celebrates the Opening of the L'Arche Association Ted Bradshaw House Saturday, 03 November 2007 On November 2, 2007, Mike attended the official opening of L’Arche Ted Bradshaw House.  This newly constructed 10-unit facility in Bonnie Doon will provide 24/7 support services, including...


Canada's Government Delivers Broad-based Tax Relief Tuesday, 30 October 2007 The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today presented the Government's 2007 Economic Statement, which proposes broad-based tax relief for all Canadians, including a further reduction of...


Speech from the Throne Outlines Government Agenda for a for a Better, Stronger, Safer Canada Tuesday, 16 October 2007 Today, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada delivered the Government's Speech from the Throne, outlining a long-term agenda of clear goals and real...


Order Veterans' Week Materials Online Wednesday, 10 October 2007 Each year, Canada marks Veterans' Week from November 5 to 11. Veterans' Week is a time to honour and remember all those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace. Throughout the...


Happy Thanksgiving Friday, 05 October 2007 Dear Constituents: Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to pause each year and reflect on all of the blessings in our lives.  This year, I’d like to encourage you to join me in taking...


Mike celebrates reading during Read-in-Week Friday, 05 October 2007 From October 3-5, Mike proudly participated in the Edmonton Public Schools annual Read-in-Week, reading to 24 elementary classes at 10 different schools in the constituency. The students, who were in...


Mike commemorates Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont Youth Leaders Thursday, 04 October 2007 On October 4, Mike attended the Millwoods Christian School Senior High awards night, and presented the 2007 Edmonton – Mill Woods – Beaumont Youth Leadership Award to Mr. Hunter...


ecoAUTO Rebate Program Application Form Now Available Monday, 01 October 2007 Today, Minister Cannon announced that Canadians who bought eligible vehicles - starting on March 20, 2007 - can now apply for rebates under the ecoAUTO Rebate Program. Canada’s New...


Coming Soon to Your Mailbox! Friday, 28 September 2007 In the coming weeks, watch for our fall newsletter.  Click on the image of the newsletter to your left to download the PDF version.  In this edition we have information on Canada's...


Kicking off the 2007 United Way Campaign! Monday, 24 September 2007 On September 20, Mike attended the kick off luncheon for the 2007 United Way campaign, along with Edmonton-Centre MP Laurie Hawn.  The 2007 Campaign Chair, Bernie Kollman (VP for IBM’s...


Summer Update Wednesday, 01 August 2007 Dear Constituents, The summer recess is an extremely important time for all MPs.  It is a time for us to catch up with our families, meet with as many constituents as we can, and then use...


Mike Elected Director of the Canada-India Parliamentary Friendship Group Friday, 29 June 2007 Mike was elected Director of the Canada-India Parliamentary Friendship Group by colleagues from all parties at a Special General Meeting held in mid-June.   “My riding is home to a...


Mike's Statement on Tax Freedom Day Tuesday, 26 June 2007 Mr. Mike Lake (Edmonton—Mill Woods—Beaumont, CPC):       Mr. Speaker, today is Tax Freedom Day, the day when the average Canadian family has earned enough...


Mike Recognizes Medal of Bravery Recipients Tuesday, 19 June 2007 Friday, June 15, 2007, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada conferred the Medal of Bravery upon Mr. Rocky Hanson and Mr. Brad Smith, constituents of...


New Section: Multi-media Monday, 18 June 2007 QP: June 14, 2007 "Mike asks about Budget 2007" Want to see Mike in action?  Check out our new Multi-media section accessible by the menu to the left.  This section contains video...


MP Mike Lake's Bill Seeks to Combat Youth Addiction Tuesday, 05 June 2007 Mike Lake, MP for Edmonton – Mill Woods – Beaumont is scheduled to speak in the House of Commons this evening, June 5th at 6:05 pm EST, for second reading of his Private Member’s...


International Day of Families Tuesday, 15 May 2007 Please find below a statement by Mike on the International Day of Families: Mr. Mike Lake (Edmonton—Mill Woods—Beaumont, CPC):      Mr. Speaker, today is the 14th...


Check out the new photos in our gallery! Monday, 14 May 2007 Recently, Mike had the opportunity to welcome new citizens to the community at a Citizenship Ceremony in Mill Woods.  Please check out our photo gallery to see pictures from that day!


Canada's New Government Announces Project in Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont Friday, 04 May 2007 Mike speaks about the strategic infrastructure project to be built in his riding The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of Western Economic...


Join the TD Summer Reading Club! Sunday, 29 April 2007 Every summer, close to 400,000 Canadian elementary school children take part in the TD Summer Reading Club.  The reasons behind this program’s popularity are that it is both fun and...


Need a Summer Job? Friday, 27 April 2007 Finding summer work can be tough. This year, simplify your search by visiting a Service Canada Centre for Youth (SCCY)! SCCYs can help you with your search for summer work.  They are staffed...


Drug Treatment Option for Young Offenders Friday, 20 April 2007 OTTAWA – On April 16, 2007, Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton – Mill Woods – Beaumont introduced Private Member’s Bill C-423, an Act to amend the Youth Criminal...


Information for Parents and Families Monday, 26 March 2007 Recently, Mike had the opportunity to meet with Shari-Lynne Gidyk, the Executive Director of the Mill Woods Family Resource Centre Society.  As a parent, Mike understands and appreciates the...


Budget 2007: A Stronger, Safer, Better Canada Monday, 19 March 2007 The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today tabled a balanced budget that moves to restore fiscal balance in Canada, cuts taxes for working families, reduces the national debt and invests...


A Message From Mike on Autism Wednesday, 21 February 2007 To Whom It May Concern, Tonight, I will vote on a Private Member’s Bill titled “An Act to provide for the development of a national strategy for the treatment of autism and amend the...


Mike Questions Liberal Motives Friday, 16 February 2007 Mr. Mike Lake (Edmonton—Mill Woods—Beaumont, CPC):      Mr. Speaker, recent actions by the Liberal Party have Canadians questioning Liberal motives: 261 days...


National Flag Day of Canada Thursday, 15 February 2007 On February 15th Canadians in every province and territory mark National Flag of Canada Day – a unique opportunity for each of us to honour the most recognizable and cherished symbol of this...


Canada's New Government Launches Nationwide Pre-Budget Consultations Monday, 12 February 2007 The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, has launched online consultations, giving Canadians from coast to coast to coast an opportunity to participate in the development of Budget...


Supporting Parents: Introducing Parent Link Friday, 09 February 2007 On Thursday, January 18, 2007 Mike had the opportunity to attend the launch of the Leduc Regional Parent Link Centre.  Parent Link Centres are an initiative of Alberta Children’s...


ecoENERGY - Using Less, Living Better Monday, 05 February 2007 The Federal Conservative Government is committed to investing in clean energy.  Demonstrating this commitment, the government announced the ecoENERGY Initiatives this January.  Designed to...


Passport Reminder! Tuesday, 09 January 2007 The following is a friendly reminder that beginning on January 23, 2007, an American initiative will require Canadian travelers to the United States by air to carry a valid passport. Passport Canada...


Have Your Say! Friday, 05 January 2007 Our office is continually seeking constituent input on matters that impact Canadians.  Thank you to everyone who has either completed our website surveys or mailed in response cards. Here are...


Happy New Year! Wednesday, 03 January 2007 I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday season and a very Happy New Years! Our office re-opened on January 2, 2007 from the holiday break and we look forward to continuing to assist you...


Merry Christmas & Season's Greetings! Friday, 22 December 2006 At Christmas, Canadians set aside the daily rush of life to get together with family and friends.  It is a season of good cheer and goodwill that brings out the very best in all of us. ...


Getting Things Done on Crime, Accountability and International Trade Saturday, 16 December 2006 Canada’s New Government used the fall sitting of Parliament to deliver new laws that restore accountability to government, crack down on crime and end decades of trade disputes over softwood...


Motion 172: National Autism Strategy Tuesday, 28 November 2006 On November 27, 2006, Mike offered this statement on Motion 172, regarding a National Autism Strategy: Mr. Speaker, I dedicate this speech to someone who has more impact on people than most of us...


Universal Child Day Monday, 20 November 2006 On Monday, November 20th, Mike shared the following statement in the House of Commons: Mr. Speaker, today countries around the world celebrate Universal Child Day. This day reminds us of...


Getting Things Done: Protecting Commuters and the Public Transportation System Tuesday, 14 November 2006 Canada’s New Government announced up to $37 million in funding for Canada’s largest public transit systems to further protect commuters from the threat of terrorism. Lawrence Cannon,...


Coach's Corner: Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Thursday, 09 November 2006 I would like to encourage everyone to tune into Coach's Corner during Hockey Night in Canada on CBC TV this coming Saturday night, November 11th, between 7:30 and 8:00pm.  Don Cherry will be...


Remembering the Courage and Sacrifice of Our Veterans Monday, 06 November 2006 Veterans’ Week, November 5 – 11th, is a time to ensure that Canadians keep the memories and achievements of our Veterans alive for future generations.  During this week we honour the...


Mike Acclaimed as Conservative Candidate Friday, 03 November 2006 Early Thursday morning, Mike received news that he had been acclaimed as the Conservative Party of Canada's candidate in Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont for the next Federal Election. Mike would...


Getting Things Done: Tax Fairness Plan Thursday, 02 November 2006 Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty yesterday announced a Tax Fairness Plan for Canadians that will ensure corporations pay their fair share of taxes instead of shifting the tax burden onto the...


Mike on duty with Mill Woods Community Patrol Tuesday, 17 October 2006 On September 30, 2006, Mike spent an evening patrolling the streets of Mill Woods with the Mill Woods Community Patrol.  He worked with a team from 11:30 pm to 3:30 am, learning about this...


Happy Thanksgiving Monday, 09 October 2006 Mike and his staff would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!


Getting Things Done Tuesday, 26 September 2006 Canada’s New Government cuts wasteful spending, pays down debt Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and President of the Treasury Board John Baird yesterday announced that Canada’s New...


What Mike's Colleagues are Saying Monday, 25 September 2006 Want to know what kind of job your Member of Parliament is doing for you? Well, many of Mike's colleagues have offered their glowing evaluations of his performance and we have posted their comments...


Mike makes statement in the House of Commons Tuesday, 19 September 2006 Mike Lake (Edmonton—Mill Woods—Beaumont, CPC):   Mr. Speaker, I want to dedicate this statement to my constituents, Jake and Marie Penner. No matter who one is or where one...


39th Parliament Resumes Monday, 18 September 2006 Getting Things Done for Families and Taxpayers The House of Commons resumes sitting today and Canada’s New Government will continue to get things done for families and taxpayers.  The...


Mike Attends the Completion of Highway 3 Sunday, 17 September 2006 Mike with NWT Transportation Minister, Hon. Michael McLeod OPENING OF LAST PAVED PORTION OF THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM YELLOWKNIFE — Mike Lake, M.P (Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont), on...


Remembering 9/11 Monday, 11 September 2006 Today we pause to reflect on a moment that five years ago left a significant mark on the American psyche.  As friends and neighbours, Canadians sympathize with the muster of fear and...


Thank you for helping make our breakfast a success! Monday, 28 August 2006 Mike Lake, MP and the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, the Hon. Monte Solberg man the grill On Saturday, August 26, 2006, Mike hosted a Pancake Breakfast with the Minister of...


Statement from Mike on the passing of Benoit Sauvageau, MP for Repentigny Monday, 28 August 2006  Benoit Sauvageau (1963-2006) "I would like to pass on my sincere condolences to Mr. Benoit Sauvageau's family, friends and colleagues in the House of Commons.   I had the...


Come out to meet Mike! Friday, 04 August 2006 Mike will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast on August 26, 2006.  All proceeds from the breakfast will be donated to the Edmonton Autism Society.  The event will run from 9am-11am, in the...


August Newsletter Tuesday, 01 August 2006 The August issue newsletter has been mailed out. (click here for a PDF version - 4 megs)


Mike kicks off Capital Ex Tuesday, 25 July 2006 Mike and Jaden in the Capital Ex Parade 2006 Mike and his son Jaden enjoy the heat as they ride along with other Edmonton area Members of Parliament in a horse-drawn carriage to kick off Capital...


Concern rises over Canadian nationals in Lebanon Monday, 17 July 2006 Canadian Citizens in queue outside Embassy in Beirut As the situation in Lebanon escalates, the Canadian Government is increasingly concerned about the safety of its citizens in...


Conservative Government Keeps its Child Care Promise! Thursday, 13 July 2006 Mike and daughter Jenae The Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), which provides parents with more choice in child care, came into effect on July 1. Beginning on July 20, Canadian parents will...


Four New Reasons to Celebrate Canada Day Thursday, 29 June 2006 Mike with Jenae and Jaden at the 2005 Canada Day celebration in Mill Woods Mike is pleased to see the new Conservative Government give ordinary Canadians four new reasons to celebrate on July...


Thanks for the great run Oilers! Wednesday, 21 June 2006 Mike and the rest of the Edmonton area MPs were happy to cheer on the Edmonton Oilers. Mike even drew attention to the success of the Oilers so far as he posed a question in the House of Commons on...


Mike at the Beaumont Town & Country Daze Parade Saturday, 10 June 2006 Mike, Debi and their kids Jaden and Jenae enjoyed a warm day out on the Beaumont Parade trail. The Oilers go crazy crew walked and drove along with Mike and his family, while trying to build support...

 
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