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Conservative MP for Okanagan—Shuswap (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 55.40% of the vote.

This week

Mentioned by News Talk Sports AM 1150 MP Retiring Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes had decided to retire. The former Salmon Arm Mayor, who turned 66 last week issued the ... Being a Member of Parliament is not an easy job. In our riding, we have a total of approximately 121,000 constituents who are ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Last hurrah for Okanagan-Shuswap MP OKANAGAN — After serving the Okanagan-Shuswap in his federal role for nearly a decade, Conservative Member of Parliament Colin Mayes is calling it quits. “After speaking with my family and close friends, I have decided not to seek re-election in 2015,” ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Okanagan-Shuswap MP won't seek re-election Colin Mayes announced to Conservative members in Enderby Saturday that he will not run for federal office again. “By the time the election rolls around in the fall of 2015, I will have served the riding for almost 10 years,” he said in a release. “After speaking ...

Mentioned by Salmon Arm Observer Okanagan-Shuswap MP won't be running in next federal election Okanagan-Shuswap's MP is preparing to retire – and has almost ruled out taking a run at the Salmon Arm mayor's chair. Colin Mayes announced to Conservative members in Enderby Saturday that he will not run for federal office again. “By the time the ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP introduces bill to increase parole ineligibility Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes believes it should take longer for individuals convicted of serious crimes to be eligible for parole. On Monday, Mayes tabled a private member's bill in the House of Commons that seeks to extend the parole eligibility ...

Spoke in the House on Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-587, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility). Mr. Speaker, I rise today to introduce my private ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-587 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here today. One of the great things about the employment challenge that our Canadian economy ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here. One thing the Government of Canada has been trying to do is facilitate connecting ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Proposed bill prompts protest Karine Poznanski (left) and Kelly Stalker were among the 30 protesters who gathered outside Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes' office at noon Tuesday to voice their displeasure with the federal government's Fair Elections Act bill. — image credit: Roger ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce Thank you, Chair. Thank you, witnesses. Formerly we did a study on skills shortages in which we talked to the mining industry. I want to ask ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce What are some of the outcomes? I had a meeting with the president of the Interior Logging Association. They were telling me that they're working with ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses for being here today. One of the keys that I see and that our government has ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Tuesday, February 11th Thank you to the witnesses for being here today. I'm a backbencher, that's my title. It's interesting because I have some rights with that. I have ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce On a point of order, Chair, this is typically what.... We're going through the same argument that Madam Sims brought forward. We're just hearing that again. ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, Bill C-201, an act to amend the Income Tax Act , would in essence allow tradespersons and indentured apprentices to deduct from their taxable ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Retirement Income Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak to this private member's bill. I want to thank my colleague, the member for Chatham-Kent—Essex, ...

Spoke in the House on Organ Donations Mr. Speaker, earlier this week, the Minister of Health launched a new social media program and website to help promote organ and tissue donations. Today, in ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce I want to follow what Mr. Cuzner said about the outcomes as far as K to 12 is concerned. In our study we identified that if ...

Spoke in the House on Legalization of Marijuana Mr. Speaker, the City of Salmon Arm in my riding of Okanagan—Shuswap received funding from the municipal infrastructure improvement fund to replace the 30-year-old boiler at ...

Spoke in the House on Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, it has been six months since the member for Papineau became Liberal leader. In that time he has announced only one concrete policy he ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, my riding of Okanagan--Shuswap is a retirement destination. Our government is the first government to establish a Minister of State for Seniors. We have ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, Canada is known around the world for its top quality beef and pork. Unfortunately, despite several rulings by the World Trade Organization, the United ...