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Independent MP for Edmonton—St. Albert (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 63.50% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter spent a great morning at Sandpiper G and CC, golfing in the Saint City Rotary Charity Golf Classic #stalbert

Posted on Twitter Rath's Reads for August 21st is up! http://t.co/U0M42V3YEX

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Rath's Reads for August 20th is up! http://t.co/QuRhGxpxqi

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Rath's Reads for August 19th is up! http://t.co/OhmzcXWjpl

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter is back in the office after a 2 week vacation; saw 2 CFL and 5 baseball games (Jays x 2, Cleveland, Detroit and AAA Toledo Mudhens)

Posted on Twitter Rath's Reads for August 18th is up! http://t.co/iZoyriEoWD

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by St. Albert Leader MP's book to hit shelves this September Come this September, Brent Rathgeber will be able to say he wrote the book on parliamentary dysfunction in Canada. Roughly a year after resigning from the Conservative caucus, the independent MP for Edmonton-St. Albert is putting the finishing touches ...

Mentioned by St. Albert Gazette MP pens book in quest to fix democracy Members of Parliament are failing to perform their constitutional duty to hold the prime minister and his cabinet to account, says local independent MP Brent Rathgeber. To explain how that came to be, and how to possibly remedy the balance of power in ...

Mentioned by St. Albert Gazette MP pens book in quest to fix democracy Members of Parliament are failing to perform their constitutional duty to hold the prime minister and his cabinet to account, says local independent MP Brent Rathgeber. To explain how that came to be, and how to possibly remedy the balance of power in ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Rathgeber book to outline MPs' failure to challenge government Independent MP Brent Rathgeber quit the Conservative caucus last year, after his private member's bill that would have allowed public disclosure of government bureaucrat and CBC salaries higher than $188,000 was gutted, officially at committee, but ...

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Rally in Edmonton Marks 15 Years of Brutal Persecution “I've been a member of Parliament for about six years, and before I got to Ottawa, I wasn't very familiar at all about the plight of Falun Gong practitioners' persecution and forced organ harvesting,” said Brent Rathgeber, MP for Edmonton-St. Albert, at the event.

Mentioned by St. Albert Gazette Foreign worker softening offers little local help, MP says Following recent comments made by Employment Minister Jason Kenney, local MP Brent Rathgeber said he's “a little more optimistic” regarding the minister's stance on Canada's foreign worker policy. But he did not hear anything that could help his ...

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Distinguished Principal of the Year Mr. Speaker, I rise to honour a very special constituent, Fernando Runco of Edmonton, who last month was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Principal of the Year ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the government claims that Bill C-36 would keep sex workers immune from prosecution except at or near where children are present. However, when it ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, economists from the Bank of Montreal this week reported that the Alberta economy is in a league of its own and that more, not ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table a petition signed by 112 citizens of Edmonton, St. Albert, and surrounding communities. They are calling on the Government of ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, I vote no.

Spoke in the House on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I agree to the motion and vote yea.

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply and I vote yea.

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, when will the Minister of Employment lift the blanket moratorium on temporary foreign workers in the fast food industry?

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Mr. Chair, my two amendments to Bill C-23 I think logically have to be considered together. IND-2 is on page 86 of the package and IND-1 ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the committee for that indulgence. Mr. Casey, first let me say how much I appreciate your advocacy on ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Yale First Nation Final Agreement Act Thank you, Chair, and thank you to all the witnesses for your very interesting testimony. I find the whole issue quite confusing. My first question is ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Statutory Review of the Conflict of Interest Act and Bill C-461, An ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and honourable members. I am pleased to reappear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-8, An Act respecting the safety of drinking water on First ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of our witnesses for your interesting perspectives. I want to zero in on the issue of liability. To ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-8, An Act respecting the safety of drinking water on First ... And my friend Ms. Ambler, I think, referred to the letter, where the minister indicated unequivocally that Bill S-8 would not affect the municipality's ability to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-461, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I'd like to assure the members that if they don't have sufficient time to question me on this important piece of legislation, ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-8, An Act respecting the safety of drinking water on First ... I appreciate that. I understand at one point Treaty 7 nations, and Tsuu T'ina specifically, were supportive of the federal government's framework to regulate safe water ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-461 An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act (disclosure of information)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-637 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (public transit operators)