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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

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 ...

A month 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 ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP REPORT: Electronic device rules make sense 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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP REPORT: Abuses lead to government action MP REPORT: Abuses lead to government action. Tweet. by Colin Mayes - Vernon Morning Star; posted Jun 13, 2014 at 1:00 AM. In 2009, I attended a meeting with the Hotel Association of B.C. and the Yukon. The association's main concern was it could not ...

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 ...

Mentioned by InfoTel News Ltd Rail trail a good, but expensive, idea: MP Colin Mayes, Okanagan-Shuswap MP, says there was a meeting of elected representatives at the federal, provincial and municipal levels about the possibility of preserving the land for use as a recreational corridor. “I feel the corridor is very important to the ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP REPORT: Taking action by Colin Mayes - Vernon Morning Star; posted Jun 6, 2014 at 1:00 AM. Members of Parliament, John Weston and Dave Wilks, two of my B.C. colleagues, have formed a combatting substance abuse caucus in Ottawa. This caucus is reviewing issues such as, ...

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, ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Income Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak to this private member's bill. I want to thank my colleague, the member for Chatham-Kent—Essex, ...

Spoke in the House on Organ Donations Mr. Speaker, earlier this week, the Minister of Health launched a new social media program and website to help promote organ and tissue donations. Today, in ...

Spoke in the House on Legalization of Marijuana Mr. Speaker, the City of Salmon Arm in my riding of Okanagan—Shuswap received funding from the municipal infrastructure improvement fund to replace the 30-year-old boiler at ...