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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Informative report on large capital projects in the @pentictonherald by MLA @DanAshtonBC: http://t.co/25XWLA3Ahj #Penticton

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Many of these new markets want #Okanagan-Coquihalla cherries, wine, wood & beef products. Growing trade helps families put food on the table

Posted on Twitter Conservatives know that Canadians can compete & succeed in new markets. Why we negotiated free trade with Korea & working on one with Japan.

Posted on Twitter Okanagan-Coquihalla companies like @Structurlam are working hard to sell BC made products worldwide: http://t.co/JZkylrDEdm

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter ICYMI: The Govt of Canada recently released its 2014 Public Report on the terrorist threat to Canada. http://t.co/JFJ8AoZ05r

This week

Posted on Twitter Seems logical if you are going to start passing out fines for not voting that ID would be helpful in ensuring that people actually voted.

Mentioned by KelownaNow Suicide to be Discussed at Town Hall Forum in Kelowna Local Members of Parliament Ron Cannan and Dan Albas will host the event alongside the Okanagan Suicide Awareness Society on September 8. The MP's plus members of the public will discuss suicide and its impact in the Central Okanagan, suicide ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News 'Important announcement' coming soon on Penticton bridge project 'Important announcement' coming soon on Penticton bridge project. MP Dan Albas tweeted this photo of federal Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt with Penticton Indian Band Chief Jonathan Kruger at the Skaha Hills development this morning.

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Letter: MP Albas should learn ins and outs of Parliament In a recent report to constituents, Conservative MP for Okanagan-Coquihalla Dan Albas argues that Parliament (comprised of the Governor General for The Queen, the House of Commons and the Senate) are the supreme power in Canadian democracy and ...

Mentioned by The Boundary Sentinel LETTER: Dan Albas needs further education In a Saturday morning interview on CBC Radio's The House, Dan Albas, the Conservative MP for South Okanagan-Similkameen continued his government's attacks on the Canadian judiciary. I feel his remarks betray a scary lack of understanding of the role ...

Mentioned by The Nelson Daily LETTER: Dan Albas needs further education In a Saturday morning interview on CBC Radio's The House, Dan Albas, the Conservative MP for South Okanagan-Similkameen continued his government's attacks on the Canadian judiciary. I feel his remarks betray a scary lack of understanding of the role ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Conservatives fretting about the supremacy of Parliament Conservative MP Dan Albas is concerned that the courts are being used to subvert the democratic will of Canadians as expressed through Parliament, and that makes three Conservatives who have fretted in recent weeks about the role of the courts in a ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Service of Canada Mr. Speaker, we are committed to a modern and high-performing public service that gets results for Canadian taxpayers. In fact, our government is getting results while ...

Spoke in the House on Agreement on Internal Trade Mr. Speaker, Canada is, has been, and always will be a free-trading country. However, the frustrating reality is that it is often easier to trade internationally ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise in the House today to speak in support of this ground-breaking legislation to reduce red tape, one of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I am certainly glad we are debating issues. I think people will be happy to see that we are seized with such issues. My ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Usually I would love to hear in this place talk of beautiful British Columbia, but perhaps the ...

Spoke in the House on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Mr. Speaker, June 15 marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder abuse is a serious issue to Canadians, and our government is taking action. Last January, ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, normally I am happy to have the opportunity to participate in a debate, but not today. Today, in this case, I will be rising ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it seems that the opposition has voted against every single tax measure, whether it be consumption taxes, corporate taxes, or income taxes. It does ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 1, Public Sector Pension Plans, of the Spring 2014 Report of ... I'm very happy that you got some kudos earlier from my colleague; however, I just wanted to add my congratulations. In regard to the obligations vis-à-vis ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 1, Public Sector Pension Plans, of the Spring 2014 Report of ... Now, again, Finance is involved to give an overall idea of the economy. That happens on a regular basis. The Treasury Board Secretariat constantly checks, along ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 8, Disaster Relief for Producers — Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of our witnesses for your testimony today. Obviously, AgriRecovery is a new approach, founded in 2007 and working ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Spring 2014 Report of the Auditor General of Canada Okay. I also note that there is a very helpful chart—at least helpful for people like me, exhibit 3.1—which points out a number of things: offshore ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 7, Oversight of Rail Safety — Transport Canada, of the Fall ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think Mr. Lévesque said earlier that safety is the number one priority, and I'm sure that's obviously the number one priority ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 7, Oversight of Rail Safety — Transport Canada, of the Fall ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank you, Mr. Ferguson and Ms. Sachs, for coming in today to discuss your very important roles, but also ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 9, Offshore Banking — Canada Revenue Agency, of the Fall 2013 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I just want to thank all of our witnesses here today. Specifically I'm going to direct my first question to Assistant Auditor ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 2, Access to Online Services, of the Fall 2013 Report of ... Thank you for that. I'm very happy that you do what you do because it's very important, particularly for the government to hear those criticisms that ...

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)