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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 Band's water system upgraded On Dec. 15, Okanagan Shuswap MP Colin Mayes helped celebrate the completion of upgraded water systems for the Little Shuswap Lake Band and Okanagan Indian Band. Each community received new water wells, distribution and supply lines, and a ...

A week 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, ...

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Canada should follow the U.S. lead The MP report written by Colin Mayes had a column title of Action taken. The report came out shortly after the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit in New York. I was very pleased that Mr. Mayes informed readers about the action taken to reduce emissions by ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Government part of the problem Having read MP Colin Mayes recent comments in The Morning Star, I am appalled. You stated that, "it's not governments fault there is homelessness." Maybe not directly at the federal level, but let me give you a prime example of how our provincial ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Statement upsets I'm deeply concerned about the remarks made by our member of Parliament, Colin Mayes. He has said that citizens who are having a difficult time with poverty, hunger and homelessness are local issues. The Harper government tell us that these issues are ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A month 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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

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 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)