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

Won his last election, in 2011, with 53.60% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the city of #Merritt, @Merritt_Chamber &Community Futures for a great open house. Welcome opportunity to meet with constituents

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News MP REPORT: Nine Bills receive Royal Assent ... questions and concerns on matters before the House of Commons. I can be reached at Dan.Albas@parl.gc.ca or toll free at 1-800-665-8711. Dan Albas is the Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla and writes this weekly report for his constituents.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Glad to hear PIDA President Frank Conci give a touching tribute to former President George Little, a champion for #Penticton & PIDA.

Posted on Twitter Many of #Penticton's largest private employers are members of PIDA and I am looking forward to giving an update & hearing concerns.

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to hearing local issues at today's #Penticton Industrial Development Association Annual General Meeting.

This week

Posted on Twitter At Thistletown Boxing Club in #Kelowna- number of young athletes eager to get back in the ring! http://t.co/QlcaKf4u0H

Posted on Twitter My MP report for #Okanagan-Coquihalla for this week: Nine Bills receive Royal Assent #Merritt #WestKelowna #Pen... http://t.co/c8lvUCGFnO

A week ago

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) We've been keeping lakes clean for long time This is in response to “Protecting B.C.'s fresh water lakes” by Dan Albas published in Friday's edition of The Penticton Herald as well as on the MP's website. This is not a new idea. I believe Albas is either too young to know or simply doesn't remember the ...

Spoke in the House on Invasive Species Mr. Speaker, last week, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans announced proposed new aquatic invasive species regulations that will create new regulatory tools to help prevent ...

Spoke in the House on Government Response to Petitions Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8) I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the government's response to 13 petitions.

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, I ask that all questions be allowed to stand.

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 3, Aggressive Tax Planning, of the Spring 2014 Report of the ... Mr. Chair, I appreciate all the people who are here today and the work that they do for our country. I'll start with the Auditor General. ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net New regulations & legislation introduced “Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas welcomes new regulations to better protect BC freshwater lakes from invasive species. Today Minister ... Dan Albas is the Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla and writes this weekly report for his constituents.

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)

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to ... It's a pleasure to be here with you today. Thank you very much to our witnesses for your participation in today's hearing. I'd like to go ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by KelownaNow Federal Government Announces Invasive Species Regulations Kelowna Lake Country MP Ron Cannan along with Okanagan Coquihalla MP Dan Albas introduced the government plan to implement a national regulatory framework. The proposed regulations will help prevent intentional and unintentional introductions of ...

Mentioned by KelownaNow Federal Government Announces Invasive Species Regulations Kelowna Lake Country MP Ron Cannan along with Okanagan Coquihalla MP Dan Albas introduced the government plan to implement a national regulatory framework. The proposed regulations will help prevent intentional and unintentional introductions of ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Tools to fight invasive species "Once in place, these regulations will help prevent species like Asian carp from establishing in Canadian waters and most importantly, give us new tools to battle them if they are introduced," said Dan Albas. "The proposed AIS regulations will ensure that the ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 6, Transfer Payments Programs — Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, of ... Okay. I think it's important to perhaps start with the recommendations of the Auditor General. The Auditor General has made a number of them, and the ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Bill C-21, An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I just think that there seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding on the other side—perhaps not the whole other side—as to what ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the minister being here to explain many of these things today. Earlier I heard some comments by a Liberal MP who said ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Bill C-21, An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose ... I appreciate your saying in your presentation that political leadership is important as well as having accountability measures and constraints on regulators. Both of you mentioned ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Stuwix Resources Mr. Speaker, I have some exciting news to share with the House today. Stuwix Resources is a tenure holder and forest management company owned jointly by ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2014 Report of the Auditor General of Canada I just want to thank you, Auditor General, and your staff for being here today. I appreciate the work you do for Canadians, particularly the challenge ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Bill C-21, An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose ... I want thank the President of the Treasury Board and, obviously, Mr. Vandergrift for coming in today to talk about the merits of Bill C-21. Before ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Municipal Elections Mr. Speaker, a little over one week ago, local government elections were held across the great province of British Columbia. In my riding of Okanagan—Coquihalla, of ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to rise on debate on the tougher penalties for child predators act. Although members of the House do ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Mr. Speaker, commissioners are independent of Parliament and are responsible for managing their own offices' budgets. We expect them to do so in a way that ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2014 Great. Thank you very much. This question might be either for you, Mr. Matthews, or for Mr. Leswick. Obviously in Okanagan—Coquihalla we have a lot of ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-311 An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (interprovincial importation of wine for personal use)