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Bob Dechert

Bob Dechert was born in Brampton in 1958. He attended McMaster University in Hamilton, to which he received a BA (Economics) in 1980. He entered law school at the University of Toronto, received an LL.B degree in 1983, and was called to the bar in Ontario in 1985. He also qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1991.

Bob is a former senior partner with Gowling Lafleur Henderson, Canada’s second largest law firm. For over 20 years he has been sought out by his international corporate clients to help them to grow their businesses and to be more competitive. Bob has had a close-up look at the challenges facing companies in a global market place and an appreciation for the role that government can play in making sure Canadian companies and the people who work for these companies succeed.

During his terms as President of the Empire Club of Canada and President of the British-Canadian Chamber of Commerce Bob has had the opportunity to meet with and benefit from the varied perspectives of Canadian and international leaders form business, media, government, healthcare, academia and the charitable sector.

Bob joined the PC party in 1972, and has served actively in the PC Youth Federation, PC Campus Association, and in riding associations wherever he has lived in Hamilton, Ottawa, Toronto and Mississauga. In addition, he has worked at all levels in riding campaigns in both federal and provincial elections.

Bob Dechert was elected to the House of Commons in 2008 and re-elected in 2011. He was appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada in September 2013.

Bob lives in Mississauga with his wife Ruth Clark.

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Expanding Broadband to Rural Communities

In today’s digital economy, access to the internet is essential to create jobs, realize economic opportunities and connect Canadians to online services. While Canada is one of the most connected nations in the world, critical gaps in broadband access still exist, particularly in rural and remote areas of the country. Rural Canadians expect and deserve […]

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Tax Relief For Service Club Members

A re-elected Conservative government will build on our record of supporting charitable giving and voluntarism by providing tax relief for service club memberships via the Charitable Donations Tax Credit. This new policy will help hundreds of thousands of service club members carry out important work in their communities. Only our party will continue to encourage […]

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Making Adoption More Affordable

There is no higher calling than raising a child – and no greater reward. A re-elected Conservative government will help Canadian parents who adopt children by significantly increasing the value of the Adoption Expense Tax Credit, raising the maximum amount to $20,000 and making it fully refundable. Every year, thousands of Canadian families are transformed […]

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HARPER ANNOUNCES “LIFE MEANS LIFE” AS HIS GOVERNMENT’S TOP JUSTICE PRIORITY

Etobicoke, Ontario- Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that a re-elected Harper Government would make “Life Means Life” legislation its top justice priority in a new parliamentary session. “Canadians expect their government to protect them from the worst type of criminals,” said Prime Minister Harper. “That’s why our government introduced Life Means Life legislation, and […]

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