Dave Epp strongly believes in balanced budgets leading to lower taxes for the middle-class, limiting the size and interference of government, supporting small business and job creation, respecting and providing for our senior citizens and honouring our first responders and veterans.
Dave Epp supports immigration and believes in taking a fair and realistic approach where claims are processed in a first come, first serve basis and nobody skips the line, just like the families who have settled here.
As a third-generation farmer, Dave has a lifetime of experience with understanding Chatham-Kent—Leamington’s agricultural sector, its challenges and its needs. He continues to have a passion for the vegetable processing industry.
His experience in agriculture gives him the first-hand knowledge to most effectively represent our region’s economic engine – from cash crops, grains and oilseeds, processing vegetable, dairy cattle, livestock and greenhouses to food processing.
As a life-long resident of Chatham-Kent—Leamington, Dave has always been active, serving in a multitude of organizations including the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers and Agricorp, among many others. Together with his wife, Charlene, he has four daughters now in their 20s.
Dave has gained tremendous business knowledge through his experience in navigating the complex world of small business in the agriculture sector. As a Member of Parliament, he will use that knowledge to help businesses in Chatham-Kent—Leamington continue to thrive.
Dave is a regional Rep for Ontario and Quebec with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB)– a charity dedicated to addressing global hunger issues.
Dave is privileged to have the opportunity to represent the people of Chatham-Kent—Leamington in the 2019 election and vows to be an effective voice for the hard-working residents of our riding.