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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

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: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests In Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation ... SALMON ARM, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2014) - The Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Shuswap, Colin Mayes, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that, under the second round ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Harper Government Invests In Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation ... 18, 2014) - The Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Shuswap, Colin Mayes, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that, under the second round of the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by InfoTel News Ltd HELSTON: We should expect more from our MP The Vernon mayor and our MP are duking things out in a war of words, sparring over the federal government's role in reducing homelessness. But never mind the federal government, what is the role of our local MP? Colin Mayes, the Member of Parliament for ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net A disrespectful remark? Vernon's mayor is blasting Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes over comments the mayor calls disturbing. Rob Sawatzky used Monday's city council meeting as a place to air his grievances with Mayes over comments Sawatzky says the MP made at the ...

Mentioned by News Talk Sports AM 1150 More Criticizm of MP Both the Liberal and NDP candidates in the North Okanagan-Shuswap have criticized MP Colin Mayes' over his recent comments about homelessness. It comes after Vernon Mayor Rob Sawatzky criticized Mayes for his comments at the homelessness ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP fends off criticism from opposition parties Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes continues to defend himself against allegations that he isn't supportive of the homeless. The Liberals and the NDP have criticized the Conservative MP just days after Vernon Mayor Rob Sawatzky attacked him over ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in ... Yes. I guess that's the issue: with the number of files that Service Canada takes care of, such as veterans, EI, and those types of things, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-591, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. And thank you to the witnesses for being here today. I have some questions about the CPP. We know the survivor benefits ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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