Barry O’Brien

Etobicoke — Lakeshore

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October 10, 2019

Andrew Scheer will introduce EI leave benefits for adoptive parents

A new Conservative government will also boost the Adoption Expense Tax Credit Andrew Scheer will make it easier for Canadian families to welcome a new child into their home by introducing EI adoption leave benefits for adoptive parents and boosting the Adoption Expense Tax Credit, David Sweet, the Conservative candidate...

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October 09, 2019

Justin Trudeau cannot be trusted to lower taxes for Canadians

Trudeau has already raised taxes on more than 80% of middle-class families Today Justin Trudeau announced that a re-elected Liberal government will immediately introduce legislation to lower taxes for the middle-class. But just like in 2015, Trudeau is lying. He will not lower taxes for middle-class families, he is not...

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October 09, 2019

A new Conservative government will close the loophole in the Safe Third Country Agreement

Scheer to restore order, fairness, and compassion to Canada’s immigration system A new Conservative government will restore public confidence in Canada’s immigration system by stopping the flow of illegal border crossers from the United States and prioritizing newcomers from the world’s most dangerous countries, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said. “Canadians’...

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October 09, 2019

Trudeau’s not-so-hidden agenda: Legalizing hard drugs

Trudeau refused to rule out legalizing more drugs in TVA debate Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have left the door wide open to legalizing hard drugs in Canada if re-elected. Trudeau refused to rule out the possibility during the TVA debate saying he wouldn’t legalize hard drugs “right now”. Here is what...

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Barry O'Brien

Meet The Candidate

Barry is an 18-year resident of Long Branch with his wife of 22 years, Kelly, and children Graham and Eileen.

Barry O’Brien began his career as a senior policy advisor in the Ontario government, serving in a number of capacities including a policy development role in the Office of the Premier.

In 1997, he was recruited to the LCBO where he served as a member of the senior management for 17 years.

In 2014, Barry joined Centennial College as Dean of Business, where he is responsible for a team of over 250 professors and 4,000 business students.

Barry has a keen interest in his community and volunteers his time working for local business organizations and the Canadian Red Cross.

His interest in public policy is long standing: Barry holds a Bachelors of Arts from Saint Francis Xavier University, a Masters of Public Administration from Dalhousie University, and a Masters of International Security Studies from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Barry was recently awarded the Chartered Manager designation from the Canadian Institute of Management.

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