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Conservative MP for Peace River (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 75.80% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Michelle and I are honored to join the Chinese Association of Grande Prairie to celebrate the Chinese New Year. http://t.co/maOeZu3jO9

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Government of Canada Proud to Support Northern Lakes College Power Engineering and Technology Centre in Peace... http://t.co/bmZY7lNttO

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to lowering taxes, and keeping them low for all Canadians. With the strong leadership of our Prime Minister we will ...

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter This morning I was pleased to announce the 74 Cdn innovations pre-qualified for #BCIP’s 5th Call for Proposals http://t.co/4XWN7iDkVt"

Mentioned by Yahoo Finance UK Harper Government Supports Canadian Innovation On behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Chris Warkentin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Member of Parliament for Peace River, spoke to small and ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter My daughter Cobi and I had the opportunity to attend the mortgage burning at the local Elder's Caring Shelter... http://t.co/xynTx7VI1T

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Our daughter Cobi was so thrilled to join the jiggin and make new friends @ the Metis Elders Shelter this afternoon. http://t.co/kByG04UxUz

Posted on Twitter Pleased to join so many friends as we burnt the mortgage for the Elders Caring Shelter. What a success & celebration! http://t.co/L6ZLL0RImU

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Peace River MP looks forward to challenges in new position 0 On Monday, local MP Chris Warkentin was appointed to the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). The PWGSC manages government purchasing, property management, pay and ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Warkentin promotes program 'overhaul' Peace River MP Chris Warkentin spent time last week unveiling a new system for matching Canadian job postings with skilled foreign candidates. The Express Entry program was launched at the beginning of the year. It taps applications from several existing ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Harper shuffles PS deck after Eve Adams defection Chris Warkentin is the only new face, becoming parliamentary secretary to the minister of public works and government services. And, Scott Armstrong remains parliamentary secretary to the minister of employment and social development and was appointed ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Peace River Record Gazette Council authorizes funding for Curtis Marshall Memorial Skatepark Before the regular council meeting got underway, Mayor Tom Tarpey read a letter from Peace River MP Chris Warkentin who passed on his condolences about a school bus collision north of Peace River, which resulted in the death of the bus driver and ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Celebrating French-Canadian Culture in Northern Alberta: Member of ... This investment will support a variety of activities, including a sugar shack, sleigh rides, music and dance performances, local arts and craft displays, ice sculptures, and presentations of theatre and improvisation. Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament (Peace ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege to stand in the House and follow the minister. We definitely want to thank her for all of her work ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on a Code of Conduct for Members committee on Code of Conduct for Members Thank you, Chair. Thank you, gentlemen, for coming this afternoon. We appreciate your insight on this difficult subject. Mr. Denis, on the paragraphs that you just ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, today we woke up to the horrendous news that Israel has once again been the target of terrorist attacks. The brutal terrorist organization, Hezbollah, ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, our government believes that money belongs in the pockets of Canadian families. The opposition believes that money belongs in government's pockets. It is no ...

Spoke in the House on Charitable Giving Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to stand in the House today to pay tribute to the generous folks in the Peace Country who are giving back ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, it was not long ago that Liberals were attacking the idea of providing support for families, saying that parents would simply spend the money ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, according to Human Rights Watch, the terrorist group ISIL has abducted, tortured and abused more than 150 Kurdish children over the past six months. ...

Spoke in the House on Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, Canada is a pluralistic society that believes in women's rights, the rights of religious minorities and due process of law. Foudil Selmoune, an imam ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ... Very good. We want to thank the officials for being here today. We want to thank you for taking time out of your day to join ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... I call this meeting to order. This is the 11th meeting of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. Today we continue our study ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... Thank you. I think that's a good place to end. I can tell you that what we've heard today is representation from people who are truly ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-461, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and ... Thank you. I don't know if I can answer the question of Mr. Andrews directly, but there are two things. Number one, I think we could ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Statutory Review of the Conflict of Interest Act and Bill C-461, An ... I'm going to make sure you get a copy, because I think it's important that you see the letter I'm going to reference. It's a new ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-461, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Moving back to the bill, I think it's clearly important that we search through this bill. Mr. Thomas, when my colleague Ms. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-461, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and ... It's unfortunate, Mr. Chair, that my colleague has undertaken to bring this forward now, simply because we do have important witnesses we should be hearing from. ...