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  • His favourite word is witnesses.

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

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

This week

Mentioned by Salmon Arm Observer MP says FIPA deal good for Canadians The investment agreement that came into effect between Canada and China on Oct. 1 should not worry Canadians. This is the view of Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes, who responded to questions about the controversial Foreign Investment Promotion ...

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted Yes on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Conservatives find replacement Colin Mayes, Member of Parliament for the North Okanagan Shuswap said “I am looking forward to assisting Mel Arnold in becoming familiar with every corner of this riding and the issues that are important to the constituents. As I continue to represent this riding I will do my utmost to ensure a seamless transition when Mel becomes the next MP in this Electoral District upon my retirement in October of 2015.” “The four contestants vying for the position of Candidate ran a very positive campaign, tripling our membership ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Conservatives find replacement Colin Mayes, Member of Parliament for the North Okanagan Shuswap said “I am looking forward to assisting Mel Arnold in becoming familiar with every corner of this riding and the issues that are important to the constituents. As I continue to represent this riding I will do my utmost to ensure a seamless transition when Mel becomes the next MP in this Electoral District upon my retirement in October of 2015.” “The four contestants vying for the position of Candidate ran a very positive campaign, tripling our membership ...

Spoke in the House on Service Canada Mandate Expansion Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Guelph for tabling private member's Bill C-247. I am pleased to have the opportunity to ...

Mentioned by Sicamous Eagle Valley News Four seek federal Conservative nomination North Okanagan - Shuswap Conservatives will be voting this week to select a Candidate for the 2015 federal election. Current Conservative MP Colin Mayes triggered a candidate selection process for the Conservative Electoral District Association (EDA) ...

Mentioned by Sicamous Eagle Valley News Harper government responsible on environment says MP Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes fully supports Prime Minister Stephen Harper's stance on climate change. Close to 200 people took to the street in Salmon Arm last weekend to urge political leaders to take action on climate change, with a local focus on ...

Mentioned by Salmon Arm Observer Conservatives to vote Current Conservative MP Colin Mayes triggered a candidate selection process for the Conservative Electoral District Association when he announced in April that, after nearly 10 years in office, he would not be seeking re-election in the riding.

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to stand before the House today to speak about the benefits of the Canada-Korea free trade agreement. This free trade ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, as many of my colleagues know, my son-in-law and daughter were some of the first responders to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, so it ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I thank all my colleagues on both sides of the House for their comments. I appreciate them. This is the great thing about our ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Brandon—Souris. I am pleased to have the opportunity to participate in the discussion of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here today. Your testimony was very interesting and I think very valuable to the study ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Would it be appropriate, Mr. Chair, to put this on the agenda in the fall, simply to look at that criteria to get a breakdown so ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am grateful for the opportunity to discuss Bill C-31 at report stage. The bill proposes to implement certain measures from economic action plan ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses today. Most of you have said just what we've heard before, and it all makes sense: the ...

Spoke in the House on Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act moved that Bill C-587, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility), be read the second time and referred to a committee. Mr. Speaker, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to the witnesses here today. I want to discuss a statement made about Ontario not getting a fair share ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here today. Chief Leon, you mentioned more funding. It's the first time we've heard actually ...

Spoke in the House on Freedom of Religion Mr. Speaker, the Canadian Bill of Rights was enacted by Parliament on August 10, 1960. At the time, prime minister John Diefenbaker, upon signing the bill, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, and departmental officials for being here today. Minister, you are a key player in our free trade agreements, and ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you to the witnesses for being here today. For the record, I've sat on this committee I think for four years now. We did a ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce and Study of the renewal ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm interested in what I have in my notes here on these performance indicators that the department uses to ensure that the ...

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