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

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

Today

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Column research questioned After reading and reviewing MP Colin Mayes latest report, I am shocked at the inaccuracies found in the report. I have been involved with research in the Canadian Arctic for the past 40 years and I am a Canadian delegate for the Atmospheric Working Group ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted Yes on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

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

A week ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject Matter of Clause 252, and 306 to 314 of Bill C-43, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here today. I have a couple of questions for Mr. Conrad. The first one is about ...

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

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