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Conservative MP for Peace River (Alberta)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Pleased to join former students of Canuck one-room school on the shores of Bear Lake. Celebrating a great legacy! http://t.co/PHnrTJSWOd

A week ago

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Federal funding for power engineering program From left to Right: Member of Parliament for Peace River, Chris Warkentin; MP Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification; Ann Everatt, President and CEO of Northern Lakes College and Jenna Short a recent graduate of the ...

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to join Minister Rempel this morning as she announced Federal funding of $1 million which will... http://t.co/fBIa6rcfKB

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES INITIATIVE TO EASE BURDEN FOR INFORMAL CAREGIVERS – GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB - Chris... http://t.co/r88QkcxhIs

Posted on Twitter Spotlight on Talented Street Performers Thanks to Federal Funding; Member of Parliament Chris Warkentin announces... http://t.co/U4YcooFGkz

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter I had the pleasure of having my family and staff join me in the Canada Day parade in Grande Prairie last week. http://t.co/HlAXmqHLD9

Posted on Twitter Everybody had fun at the parade. http://t.co/Zq1FFJfHxw

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes 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.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the member opposite talked about different things that undermine this Parliament. There are a number of things, and he happens to be one of ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act You will get onto the right bill eventually.

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the ongoing situation in Iraq is deeply troubling. Recent reports indicate that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have taken the city ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, in Canada, men and women are equal under the law, and that is why I was shocked to read this morning that a female ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present three separate reports, in both official languages. One is entitled “Wills and Estates”. The second is the reply ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, grain farmers on the Prairies had a record harvest this past year, which was great news until the railways left that grain sitting in ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Ukrainian experience eye opening for Warkentin On the day of Ukraine's presidential election, an older woman from an impoverished city approached Chris Warkentin, the MP for Peace River tasked with observing the vote. She said to him, when she was a young girl she would dream of what it might be like ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Warkentin off to Ukraine Peace River member of Parliament Chris Warkentin will be touching down in Ukraine on Thursday as a member of an international delegation tasked with observing voting and vote-counting during the country's presidential election on May 25. Pro-Russian protestors have ... The Peace River MP said he's kept close tabs on the situation over the past few months, but he's been spending extra time reading up on the situation since he was asked to join the delegation a week ago. Warkentin's connection to the area runs ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I welcome the opportunity to stand in the House and speak on this motion that has been brought forward by a colleague of mine ...

Spoke in the House on Oil and Gas Industry Mr. Speaker, 100 years ago, Alberta's oil and gas industry was born, changing Alberta's economic future forever. In fact, the Turner Valley Oilfield in my home ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Peace River Record Gazette MP brings investment dollars Member of Parliament for Peace River, Chris Warkentin, was in town to tout the new funding announcements and meet with various community groups. “This money will go to improving the quality of life for our seniors,” said Warkentin while he toured the ...

Mentioned by Peace River Record Gazette Warkentin pleased with Canada Jobs Grant Agreement Peace Country is plagued with a unique problem in Canada; too many skilled jobs not enough skilled workers. Peace River Member of Parliament Chris Warkentin recently backed a federal grant agreement he feels will help fix that deficit. “The number one ...

Mentioned by Fairview Post Warkentin spotlights federal government achievements, new programs Peace River M.P. Chris Warkentin spoke to Fairview Rotary Club Feb. 21 after meeting with Fairview Town Council. In speaking to the Rotary members, he gave the highlights of the government's accomplishments which included working with the Northwest ...

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. ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) ... Thank you. Our staff have joined us as well. We have Tonina and Norah, who are our analysts, and we have our clerk, Jean-Marie, who many ...