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  • His favourite word is jobs.

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

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

This week

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Not leading the way In all of the rankings that MP Colin Mayes alludes to, Canada is not leading the way. For best working lives for women, according to UNICEF, New Zealand is No. 1, followed by Norway and Sweden. For gender equality, according to the Gender Inequality ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP proud of track-record in Ottawa It's not the work Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes will miss when he retires from federal politics. “What I found in life is that the ... Musing on what his legacy as a member of Parliament will be, Mayes says that he got things done. “I think I can say that, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Salmon Arm Observer MP reflects on last year in Parliament It's not the work North Okanagan Shuswap MP Colin Mayes will miss when he retires from federal politics. “What I found in life is that ... Musing on what his legacy as a member of Parliament will be, Mayes says that he got things done. “I think I can say that in ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews MP Praised I wish to give a grand hurrah to Colin Mayes for holding a forum on religious freedom in May and for his column on religious freedom. I wish members of the Law Society of B.C. could have read Mr Mayes' column before they voted to reject Trinity Western ...

Mentioned by Sicamous Eagle Valley News Partnership lauded during ceremonial ground-breaking 17, a ceremonial ground-breaking was held at the Dabell Street site of Sicamous' future water treatment plant. Participating in the event were Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes, Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo and Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz – representing the ...

Mentioned by Salmon Arm Observer Governments partner on Mara water treatment plant 17, a ceremonial ground-breaking was held at the Dabell Street site of Sicamous' future water treatment plant. Participating in the event were Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes, Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo and Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz – representing the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Forestry Industry Mr. Speaker, the B.C. forest industry has been the backbone of the B.C. economy for the last century. Over the past century, forestry practices, environmental protection, ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, in September, the Canadian economy beat market expectations by creating more than 74,000 jobs. Last month, we should pass expectations again by adding another ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Votes 1b and 5b under HUMAN RESOURCES AND ... Thank you, Minister, for being here. I want to talk a little bit about the targeted initiative for older workers. The sectors in the economy are ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 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 ...

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