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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 Wide spectrum of participants at today's open government action plan 2.0 in #Vancouver #OGAP2

Posted on Twitter Former AG Geoff Plant comments on BC Justice reform: http://t.co/i24W6CyhFd

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Listening to David & Wendy Ashenbrenner speaking about their charitable work in Guatemala. #Rotary #WestBank http://t.co/2C3r5D00YG

Posted on Twitter Smith Creek fire news release #26 from @CO_emerg http://t.co/7Rn86RIeUT

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks for listening @MikePMoffatt and being willing to entertain another view than a conservative slamming ABC for XYZ...

Posted on Twitter Smith Creek fire news release #25 from @CO_emerg http://t.co/n6QpItwl30

Two days ago

Mentioned by The True North Times Courts Contrary to Democratic Process Says Dan Albas, Tory MP Recently, Conservative MP Dan Albas decided to put on his big boy glasses and examine a few court cases. He found a trend: courts were overruling the legislation that his government was introducing. Groups were taking to the courts to make changes that ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Courts Being Used As 'End-Run' Around Democracy, Tory MP Says Dan Albas, the MP for Okanagan-Coquihalla, says that while he respects the courts he also believes an increasing number of groups are using the courts to advance policies the government will not put forward. "Often the plan B is to do an end-run around our ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Courts Being Used As 'End-Run' Around Democracy, Tory MP Says A Conservative MP says recent court decisions that call on the government to change legislation amount to a trend. Dan Albas, the MP for Okanagan-Coquihalla, says that while he respects the courts he also believes an increasing number of groups are using ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Courts being used as 'end-run' around democracy, Tory MP says A Conservative MP says recent court decisions that call on the government to change legislation amount to a trend. Dan Albas, the MP for Okanagan-Coquihalla, says that while he respects the courts he also believes an increasing number of groups are using ...

This week

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News FezMobile tours Okanagan to raise awareness of new children's hospital MP Dan Albas knows first hand the value of the Shriners Hospitals for Children. In Grade 6 he had an accident, leaving him with severe burns to over 90 per cent of his body and barely able to walk. But it was a trip to the Shriners Portland, Ore. hospital which ...

A month 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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)