Karina Gould
Hon. Karina Gould
Member of Parliament for Burlington
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June 11, 2024
2024 Seniors' Symposium
          Join me at my Annual Seniors' Symposium!   With special guests MP Terry Sheehan, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of…
May 29, 2024
2024 Volunteer Appreciation Awards
Volunteers are what make our community the wonderful place we call home. Their selfless dedication and passion bring people together, make the impossible possible and…
May 27, 2024
The King Charles III Coronation Medal
The King Charles III Coronation Medal Program has formally launched, and I am honoured to participate as a nominating partner, with 35 medals allocated for…
April 17, 2024
Budget 2024
Yesterday, Minister Freeland released the 2024 Budget, Fairness for Every Generation. This year’s budget is focused on giving every Canadian a fair chance to build…
April 17, 2024
March Updates
It was a joy for me to start heading back out into the community in March following the birth of my daughter in January. I…
February 16, 2024
2024 Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
I am pleased to offer my 9th annual Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) for residents of Burlington, Ontario with modest income. This year my…
February 13, 2024
MP Karina Gould Constituency Survey 2024
I want to hear which federal issue(s) you see as your priority! Complete my annual survey to tell me what matters most to you.  Constituents…
February 1, 2024
Housing Accelerator Fund
 Helping build more homes, faster in Burlington    Burlington, ON - With federal funding and federal leadership, we are changing how cities let housing get built in their municipalities. With…
November 29, 2023
You're invited to my New Year's Levee! RSVP Here
You’re invited to my New Year’s Levee! Join me at the Art Gallery of Burlington on Sunday January 7th to ring in 2024. Please RSVP…
November 22, 2023
King Charles III Coronation Awards
News Release – November 11th, 2023  Honourable Karina Gould awarded 21 Burlington Veterans with King Charles Coronation Awards  On May 6, 2023, Canadians celebrated the Coronation of His Majesty…
October 27, 2023
October Newsletter
Dear friends,   It has been a busy few weeks back in Ottawa. In my new role as Government House Leader I am focused on debating and…
October 25, 2023
iZEV Program
Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles Program (iZEV) We know that the higher upfront purchase cost of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) can make it more difficult to adopt…
September 26, 2023
2023-2024 Burlington Youth Council
    Attention Burlington youth! Are you looking to learn about Canada’s political process first-hand, discuss your viewpoints on issues facing the country, and get more…
September 26, 2023
Summer 2023 Updates
  Dear friends,  I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer and while the return to school and parliament are on the horizon, I was…
June 18, 2023
You're Invited: My 2023 Senior's Symposium!
Join the Hon. Karina Gould, MP, for her Annual Seniors' Symposium! With special guests, the Hon. Kamal Khera, Minister of Seniors and Dr. Parminder Raina…
June 5, 2023
May Updates
Dear friends,  It's been a busy May on Parliament Hill and at home here in Burlington! This month, the Cost of Living Act received Royal…
May 1, 2023
April Updates
Dear friends, With spring comes warmer weather and students in the midst of their summer job hunts! Canada Summer Jobs placements right here in Burlington…
March 31, 2023
Budget 2023 and March Updates
Dear Friends,  Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, released Budget 2023— A Made-in-Canada Plan: Strong Middle Class, Affordable Economy, Healthy Future. …
February 28, 2023
February Update
Dear Friends, Our universal public healthcare system is something that we as Canadians are known for; something we take great pride in.  We also recognize…
February 16, 2023
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program Begins March 2, 2023
KARINA GOULD’S COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM I am pleased to offer my 8th annual Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) for residents of Burlington…
February 1, 2023
January Update
Dear friends,  With January behind us, we are full steam ahead into busy February! The House of Commons is back in session, and I am…
December 14, 2022
Apply Now: Canada Dental Benefit and Canada Housing Benefit
As of December 1st, families earning less than $90,000 will be able to apply for the Canada Dental Benefit which will provide up to $1,300 over…
December 12, 2022
New Year's Levee 2023
You’re invited to my New Year’s Levee! Join me at the Art Gallery of Burlington on Sunday January 8th to ring in 2023. Please RSVP…
December 5, 2022
November Update
Dear friends, It has been a busy month here at home and on Parliament Hill! Yesterday, I joined the Prime Minister in announcing the opening…
November 7, 2022
Indigenous Community Consultation on Truth and Reconciliation
  Sign up to participate in a community consultation and guided discussion on truth and reconciliation. Hosted by local Indigenous leaders in partnership with Hon.…
November 1, 2022
October Update and Fall Economic Statement
Dear friends,  Inflation is hitting folks hard in our community. I’ve heard from families with young children, seniors living on a fixed income and young…
September 27, 2022
September Update
Dear friends,  It has been an exciting start to the fall season! With the beginning of school also comes the return of Parliament. Affordability and…
September 27, 2022
Applications Now Open: Burlington Youth Council
Attention Burlington youth! Are you looking to learn about Canada’s political process first-hand, discuss your viewpoints on issues facing the country, and get more involved in…
September 25, 2022
Deadline Extended: Federal Electoral Boundary Redistribution Submissions
After every 10-year census, our Constitution requires that federal electoral ridings be reviewed, to take into account any population changes.  This review is undertaken by…
September 12, 2022
Commemoration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
"Canadians have, by their own endeavours, built a country and society which is widely admired across the world. I am fortunate to have been witness…
September 9, 2022
Statement by the Prime Minister on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Statement by the Prime Minister on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on…
May 5, 2022
April Update
Dear Friends,    As I was sharing a chai with members of Guru Ravidass Sabha Gurdwara during their Khalsa Day Parade in Burlington, I was…
April 26, 2022
Call for Nominations: the Hon. Karina Gould's Platinum Jubilee Community Hero Awards
    Canada is celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, marking her 70th anniversary on the Throne. To mark this special…
April 5, 2022
March Update
Dear Friends,  On March 28th, I was proud to announce that the federal government finally reached an agreement with the province of Ontario to provide families access to high-quality and affordable…
March 1, 2022
February Update
Dear Friends, The past month has seen many challenges. From the occupation in Ottawa to the illegal blockades at our border points across the country.…
February 22, 2022
Income Tax Clinic
Hon. Karina Gould, MP - Virtual Tax Clinic       Eligibility criteria       My office has teamed up with the volunteers at the Burlington Central Library…
February 15, 2022
Invoking the Emergencies Act to keep Canadians safe
Yesterday, the Prime Minister announced that the Government of Canada is invoking the Emergencies Act to help end the illegal blockades across Canada.  This decision…
February 8, 2022
The Prime Minister's Speech in the House of Commons
Dear Burlington,  Last night, the Prime Minister addressed Parliament during an emergency debate on the current blockade and security situation in Ottawa. Indeed, across the…
January 31, 2022
January Update
Dear Friends, As we navigate the rise in Omicron, the Government of Canada will be here to support you. There are a number of COVID-19…
December 23, 2021
Read my End of Year Update
Dear Friends,    As we look towards the holiday season and the New Year, we must continue to follow local public health orders, get vaccinated, and book…
December 14, 2021
Read My Burlington Post Article
This holiday season, I will be reflecting on how I can exercise greater kindness, gratitude and generosity. Recently, a friend told me how while getting…
December 8, 2021
Join the Honourable Karina Gould's New Year's Levee - January 9, 2022
Ring in the New Year with The Honourable Karina Gould, Member of Parliament for Burlington. Please join the Hon. Karina Gould at her New Year's…
November 23, 2021
Speech from the Throne 2021
Dear Friends,     Today, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary May Simon, the Governor General of Canada delivered the 44th Parliament's Speech from the Throne 2021 and laid…
November 17, 2021
Read my Burlington Post Article
In late October, I was honoured to be sworn in as Burlington's Member of Parliament and appointed as the Minister of Families, Children, and Social…
October 31, 2021
October Update
Dear friends,  This month, I was honoured to be sworn in as Burlington's Member of Parliament and appointed as the Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development.   I look…
October 4, 2021
Now Open: Burlington Youth Council 2021-2022 Applications
  Are you looking to connect with your peers, discuss the issues that matter most to you, and get more involved in your community? Submit…
August 12, 2021
The Government of Canada supports community action to improve the health of Hamilton Harbour 
The Government of Canada supports community action to improve the health of Hamilton Harbour  Up to $425,000 to support The Royal Botanical Gardens’ Wetlands Rehabilitation…
June 30, 2021
June Update
Dear friends, As of today, over 78% of Halton residents age 12+ have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and 33% are now…
June 27, 2021
Statement on Canada Day and Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples
Collectively, we are in mourning, as a country. With the heartbreaking and shameful realities of the Residential School System coming to light over the past…
June 4, 2021
Statement on Anti-LGBTQ2+ Discrimination in Burlington
Read my statement on the LGBTQ2+ discrimination and harassment in Burlington. These acts of hatred are unacceptable. #LoveisLove #FlyTheFlag #Pride   Statement on Anti-LGBTQ2+ Discrimination…
May 31, 2021
May Update
Dear Friends,  While the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all of us, it has highlighted barriers that many individuals and sectors face disproportionately.  This…
May 2, 2021
April Update
Dear Friends,  As many of you know, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Honourable Chrystia Freeland introduced Budget 2021 on April 19th. The…
April 30, 2021
Thank You Burlington Volunteers!
This April, we recognized the amazing volunteers in Burlington who have selflessly given their time and efforts to support those who need it most. Thank you…
April 19, 2021
Budget 2021
Dear Friends,    On April 19th, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland presented Budget 2021, highlighting the federal government’s…
April 9, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet
Hi Burlington,  Please see the link here for a helpful fact sheet compiling information from the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, and Halton…
March 31, 2021
March Update
Dear Friends,  March began with what Minister Anita Anand refers to as “the Big Lift.” With over 5 million vaccines now administered to Canadians, and…
March 1, 2021
February Update
As February comes to a close, I have reflected on the importance of Black History Month in Canada.  Black history is Canadian history. I’ve had conversations…
February 24, 2021
2021 Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
My office has teamed up with the volunteers at the Burlington Central Library Tax Clinic to host a virtual CVITP program.  Residents of Burlington with…
February 23, 2021
Government of Canada expands restrictions to international travel by land and air
Canada has some of the strictest travel and border measures in the world, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for everyone returning to the country. With…
February 19, 2021
Thank you for joining my Pre-Budget 2021 Town Hall!
Dear Friends,  I want to thank everyone who took the time to join me on February 19th to share their thoughts, concerns, and suggestions during…
February 5, 2021
Join my Pre-Budget Townhall!
You are invited to join the Hon. Karina Gould, Member of Parliament for Burlington and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce for a Pre-Budget Town Hall,…
February 1, 2021
January Update
Dear Friends,   Thank you to everyone who joined me virtually for my 6th annual New Year’s Levee. Though we couldn’t gather together in person at the Art…
January 15, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Producing a Vaccine Producing a vaccine is complex. It requires significant investments to ensure it can be produced on a large scale with good quality…
January 1, 2021
You're Invited: 6th Annual New Year's Levee
Join me live, on my Facebook page, on Saturday January 9th from 2-3pm. I am much looking forward to ringing in 2021 with you at…
December 21, 2020
Apply Today: Canada Summer Jobs 2021
Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young…
December 1, 2020
Fall Economic Statement and November Update
Dear Friends, Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland delivered Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement…
November 19, 2020
Opinion: Supporting those who protect us
As we continue to fight back against COVID-19’S second wave, it is important that we follow local public health guidelines and support one another. It…
November 1, 2020
October Update
Dear Friends, October was an action-filled month in Parliament. Not only did we survive our second confidence motion in as many weeks, we also introduced…
October 15, 2020
Opinion: No Stone Left Unturned to Protect You
While COVID-19 continues to affect our daily lives, I want you to know that your federal government is there for you. In the spring we…
October 1, 2020
September Update
Dear Friends, It is October 1st and the beginning of Women’s History Month here in Canada. I invite you to check out the new heritage minute…
September 25, 2020
Opinion: Building a Better Canada, Together
We have faced an unprecedented pandemic, and I am immensely proud of our community's response and resilience. Burlington has displayed strength and compassion during these…
September 23, 2020
Speech from the Throne 2020
Dear Friends,  We continue to face an unprecedented pandemic. Over the past six months, we have come together to flatten the curve and gradually reopen…
September 21, 2020
Apply Today: Burlington Youth Council
Are you looking to learn about Canada’s political process first-hand, discuss your viewpoints on issues facing the country, and get involved in your community? Submit…
September 11, 2020
Minister Gould announces New Horizons for Seniors Program Funding in Burlington
Seniors impacted by COVID-19 receive Government of Canada support in Burlington   September 11, 2020                 Burlington, Ontario      Employment and Social Development Canada As seniors stay…
September 10, 2020
Update from MP Karina Gould
Dear Friends, Back to school is very different this year. I’ve heard the concerns of parents and educators alike wanting to ensure a Safe September.…
September 9, 2020
Apply Now: New Horizons for Seniors Program
  On September 9, 2020, the Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2020–2021 Call for Proposals for community-based projects across…
August 21, 2020
Opinion: Helping to ensure your well-being
As COVID-19 case numbers remain low, we’ve been fortunate to enjoy more and more activities this summer. It’s been a particular treat to participate in…
August 1, 2020
July 2020 Update
Dear Friends, Though summer is a little different this year, we’ve been fortunate to have beautiful weather to enable us to enjoy our community, while…
July 17, 2020
Opinion: Our Efforts are Making a Difference
Thank you, Burlington, for the sacrifices you have made and how you have come together these past four months as we have collectively confronted the…
July 8, 2020
Economic and Fiscal Snapshot 2020
Dear Friends, The COVID-19 crisis is the challenge of our generation. Millions of Canadians have lost their jobs, lost hours, or lost wages, and businesses…
July 1, 2020
Canada Day 2020
Dear Friends, Happy Canada Day!   Today we celebrate the 153rd anniversary of Confederation. We come together as Canadians to celebrate the achievements of our…
June 28, 2020
Opinion: Happy Canada Day, Burlington
Usually on Canada Day, I would be stopping by neighbourhood block parties, enjoying the celebrations in Spencer Smith Park, attending citizenship ceremonies, stopping by our…
June 21, 2020
COVID-19 Update June 21st
Dear Friends, Friday marked 100 days since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic. It has been a difficult few months,…
June 14, 2020
COVID-19 Update June 14th
Dear Friends, I want to use this week's newsletter to talk about what is going on across the country, including in our own community. I've…
June 7, 2020
COVID-19 Update June 7th
Dear Friends, This week we have seen a tremendous outpouring of support in solidarity for the Anti-Black Racism movement with peaceful demonstrations and vigils across…
May 31, 2020
COVID-19 Update May 31st
Dear Friends, It is hard to believe that tomorrow is already June 1st. I know the last few months have been challenging and as the…
May 24, 2020
COVID-19 Update May 24th
Dear Friends, I would like to begin by wishing Eid Mubarak to everyone who observed here in Burlington. I know this year was a little…
May 21, 2020
Opinion: Help for All Close at Hand
Burlington, it’s been a hard few months. We’ve been asked to stop seeing loved ones, to keep our community spaces closed and to keep our…
May 17, 2020
COVID-19 Update May 17th
Dear Friends, Historically, the Victoria Day long weekend is the kick off of our summer as Canadians. The trees are in bloom, the weather is…
May 10, 2020
COVID-19 Update May 10th
Dear friends, On Friday, the Canada Job report was published for the month of April. These numbers tell us what we already know, Canadians are…
May 3, 2020
COVID-19 Update May 3rd
Dear Friends, On Wednesday, a Royal Canadian Navy helicopter on a NATO mission, carrying six members of the Canadian Armed Forces went down with all…
April 26, 2020
COVID-19 Update April 26th
Dear friends, April 24th marked the beginning of Ramadan.  I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone observing a blessed and peaceful Ramadan.…
April 19, 2020
COVID-19 Update April 19th
Dear friends, Thank you for continuing to take COVID-19 seriously. I know that physical distancing is difficult, especially during the holidays that have recently passed,…
April 12, 2020
COVID-19 Update April 12th
Dear Friends, I know this past weekend has been difficult. One where you would normally have gathered with friends and family to celebrate Passover, Easter,…
April 5, 2020
COVID-19 Update April 5th
Dear Friends, Thank you to everyone in our community who is doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to those who are…
April 3, 2020
Opinion: We're Here to Help you
These are unprecedented times we are living in. Know that the Government of Canada has your back. Protecting the health and safety of Canadians, jobs…
March 29, 2020
COVID-19 Update March 29th
Dear Friends, I know the past few weeks have been really tough. You've been worried about what COVID-19 means for you, your family, your job,…
March 24, 2020
Where to Get Help in Burlington
Dear Friends, As I have often said, Burlington is a caring and compassionate community and that has not changed through the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Many…
March 23, 2020
Opinion: The Time to Act is Now
I understand these are worrying times. I want to assure you that the time to act and stop the spread of COVID-19 is now. It…
March 19, 2020
COVID-19 Economic Response
Dear Friends, Our Government is unwavering in our commitment to support Canadians, our healthcare system, and our economy. In these extraordinary times, no Canadian should…
March 15, 2020
COVID-19 Update March 15th
Dear Friends, I understand that these are worrying times. I want you to rest assured that the time to act is now. We have the…
March 12, 2020
COVID-19 Update March 12th
Dear Friends, I know many of you are very concerned about the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak but I would like to assure you that the Public…
March 1, 2020
February 2020 Update
Dear Friends, The first two months of 2020 have presented difficult challenges for our country; the downing of Flight 752, the Covid-19 outbreak, and the…
February 23, 2020
Opinion: Feeding a Need in Burlington
Access to food and good nutrition are essential to leading healthy and productive lives. In February, each year our community highlights food insecurity in Burlington…
February 1, 2020
January 2020 Update
Dear Friends,  It is hard to believe we are already through the first month of 2020. I hope your year has been off to as…
January 27, 2020
Opinion: We Want to Hear From You
A strong economy starts with a strong middle class and a responsible fiscal plan. Earlier this month, the Minister of Finance, the Hon. Bill Morneau,…
January 17, 2020
Medical Assistance in Dying Consultation
Dear Friends, Medical Assistance in dying is a complex and personal issue for many Canadians. When our government passed Bill C-14, An Act to Amend…
January 1, 2020
December Update
Dear Friends,  On December 5th, the House of Commons returned for the sitting of the 43rd Parliament. It is an honour to be able to…
December 1, 2019
November Update
Dear Friends, Thank you for putting your trust in me and having me return as your Member of Parliament for Burlington! I am humbled and…
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