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

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Castanet.net Tories ready to replace Mayes Current Conservative MP Colin Mayes triggered a candidate selection process for the Conservative Electoral District Association (EDA) when he announced in April that, after nearly ten years in office, he would not be seeking re-election. Four people are ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP's bill moves through House Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes is making progress on his attempt to tighten up rules for inmates. Mayes' private member's bill has passed second reading in the House of Commons. If adopted, it would extend the parole eligibility period for those ...

This week

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net 40 years without parole The Member of Parliament for Okanagan Shuswap is wrapping up his last year in office and plans to leave political life having made an impact on crime. MP Colin Mayes is adamant that his 'tough on crime' bill will go through before his time is done.

Two weeks 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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP report I have to take some exception to the column in the paper by MP Colin Mayes. It sounds like it was either written by Enbridge or the prime minister's office. Where does he get his information? He claims that pipelines are 99.999 per cent safe. Does he mean for ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP defends political flyers Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes says he sends two types of information to his constituents — a “householder,” and a “10 per cent-er.” He said there are two reasons the NDP has been taken to task. Firstly, they used the NDP logo and, secondly, they ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP REPORT: Safety is crucial Colin Mayes is the MP for Okanagan-Shuswap. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may ...

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 ...

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)

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 ...