The Hill Update | OIC, Bill C5, and an Update on the Trucking System
Today on The Hill Update, Dean talks with Charles Zach, Executive Director of the Canadian Firearms Association to talk OIC and Bill C5.
The Hill Update | Update on the Trucking Industry
Host Dean Allison is joined by two leaders in the trucking industry to talk about supply shortages from a ground-level view.
The Hill Update | Mental Health Coming Out of COVID
David Sweet welcomes Clinical Therapist, Nick Lauwers, to discuss the driving factors behind the escalation of substance abuse and mental health issues facing Canadians
The Hill Update | Bill C5, the Fiscal Update, and Canada’s Vaccine Reporting System
Dean welcomes Dr. Patrick Phillips for a discussion on Canada’s transparency when it comes to reports of adverse effects to vaccines.
The Hill Update | West Coast Flooding, Housing, and a Hill Update
Today on The Hill Update, Dean is joined by Former MP Ron Cannan to chat over his time in the house, rebuilding in BC, and the public’s response to an article he wrote.
The Hill Update | Hot Topics in the House
Dean is joined by the host of Canadian Innovators, Jocelyn Bamford, to go over the latest issues from the house floor.
The Hill Update | The Pros and Cons of a Hybrid Parliament
Dean welcomes former Kitchener – Conestoga MP, Harold Albrecht, to discuss the new hybrid parliament and several issues facing Trudeau’s government.
The Hill Update | Building Good Habits After a Pandemic
Dean welcomes the founder of FSP Fitness, Christa Baker, to look at ways to overcome the bad habits that many have formed over the last 18 months.
The Hill Update | Upholding the Freedom of Rights and Religion
IPPFORB Chair, and religious rights advocate, David Anderson joins David Sweet for an in-depth discussion on where the erosion of human rights is taking place around the world and in Canada
The Hill Update | A Conversation With the Hon. Stockwell Day, Part 1
David Sweet sits down with Former Conservative cabinet minister, The Hon. Stockwell Day, for a sweeping conversation on his career, including a behind-the-scenes look inside the Harper government.
The Hill Update | Changing the Future for at-Risk Youth
Frederick Dryden, Founder and Director of Liberty For Youth shares why he’s passionate about empowering the next generation to overcome the same challenges he had growing up
Meet The Host
Dean Allison is the current Member of Parliament for the riding of Niagara West and the Host of The Hill Update with Dean Allison on the News Forum television network.
A graduate of Wilfred Laurier University with a degree in Economics, Dean established himself in the Hamilton and Niagara area through accumulating businesses and working for a major franchise organization. He served his community as President of the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, as President of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, a Director of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, and board member of Junior Achievement in Niagara. Allison is also a founding member of the Dave Thomas Adoption Foundation in Canada and the Belarus Children of Chernobyl program that brings children affected by the Chernobyl disaster to Canada.
As a parliamentarian, Dean has served as Shadow Minister for International Trade, Critic for International Development and chaired the Human Resources, Skills Development and Status of Persons with Disabilities committee, and the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. Dean was also indispensable during his appointment to the Red Tape Reduction Commission which released an influential report on the relationship between government and the private sector.