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Conservative MP for Peace River (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Photo credit - William Vavrek Photography http://t.co/mmLnKipVTZ

Posted on Twitter This past Tuesday, I was proud to join Grande Prairie residents in paying tribute to those who have sacrificed... http://t.co/RwlK1o2Sue

Posted on Twitter Our government is focused on helping hard-working Canadian families make ends meet. Learn how your family can... http://t.co/ZMOXU8T1U0

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Wastewater treatment plant renos progressing Glen Lundin (right), a Stantec inspector and supervisor of Aquatera's wastewater treatment facility renovations explains to Peace River MP Chris Warkentin where improvements are being made during a tour of the plant Wednesday. Braeden Jones/Daily ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter My favorite part of Remembrance Day is listening to the stories of our veterans. They are true Canadian heros! http://t.co/IPQQhIFrHg

Posted on Twitter This morning I was proud to join Grande Prairie residents in paying tribute to those who have have sacrificed and served our great nation

Posted on Twitter Spending the evening with Eaglesham area students as they prepare for a cold "night in the trenches". Lest We Forget! http://t.co/Un4hFr62cl

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. ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Changes to UCCB beneficial to families: Warkentin The changes, said Peace River MP Chris Warkentin, include raising the UCCB to $160 up from $100 a month for children younger than six, and provide parents with $60 a month for children between the ages of six and 17. Prior to the changes, parents didn't ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune TFWs protest program changes On Friday a crowd of more than 100 temporary foreign workers and their supporters gathered outside Peace River MP Chris Warkentin's constituency office on West Side Drive. The group was protesting recent changes made by the federal government to the ...

Mentioned by Peace River Record Gazette Opportunities abroad, says Warkentin Peace River MP Chris Warkentin is back home after a brief trip on trade to London, England. From Sept. 2-4, Warkentin joined fellow parliamentarians, Canadian business organizations, and Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the UK to discuss trade ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Canadian-European Free Trade Agreement could mean good things for the ... Peace River MP Chris Warkentin is back home after a brief trip on trade to London, England, where he joined fellow parliamentarians, Canadian business organizations, and Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the UK to discuss trade opportunities that will exist ...

Mentioned by Fairview Post Feds fund improvements to Peace River Airport Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an investment of $11,395,372 over two years for the rehabilitation of Runway 04-22 and Taxiways A and B, and work on the subdrains at the Peace River Airport. ... This investment will enhance the safety and efficiency of the air service, while contributing to the economic and social well-being of the local communities in the region,” said Chris Warkentin, M.P. for Peace River. “We are ...

More than three 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 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. ...

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 ...