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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 Congrats to Williams Lake council on holding the line with zero % increase budget- takes leadership to keep taxes low http://t.co/5qdcqBK0hE

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter This week`s #Okanagan-Coquihalla MP report: Legislative Summary #Penticton #Summerland #Peachland #WestKelowna... http://t.co/XG7AJm4DbC

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the speech of the member for Mississauga—Erindale was heartfelt and thoughtful. There is a reason why the people have returned him to the House ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Great re-opening dinner at Westbank Lions Community Hall. Thanks to all those who worked to make tonight a success! http://t.co/kZN5OEWQ28

Posted on Twitter Modernity is not everyone's cup of coffee/ http://t.co/sCIAgQKEvM

Posted on Twitter Stopped by to wish my amigo Diego a happy 78th Birthday. Best wishes to Diego & Olive on the celebration later today! http://t.co/rVCitsfhyo

Posted on Twitter BCFGA president Fred Steele highlighting the need to work with all levels of government in a positive and innovative ways.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, thanks to our new family tax cut and enhanced universal child care benefit, 100% of families with children will be better off. The average ...

Mentioned by KelownaNow Changes to Liquor Laws to Boost Economy and Generate Jobs Since the amendments of the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (IILA) in 2012 called for the removal of trade barriers for the inter-provincial movement of wine throughout Canada, VQA sales have been on the rise, and according to local MP Dan Albas, ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government of Canada Creates More Jobs by Eliminating Federal Barriers on ... The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, joined by Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, today announced that Canadians will now be able to purchase beer and spirits in provinces where ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Harper Government Seeks to Increase Training Opportunities in Partnership with ... Today, at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced over $1.75 million in ...

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) There are positives in Veterans Affairs I recently attended the veterans information briefing sponsored by the Kelowna Legion and our Kelowna-Lakeland MP Ron Cannan, who was accompanied by Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas and Edmonton Centre MP Laurie Hawn, who gave the ...

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News MP REPORT: Bill C-51 The Anti-Terrorism Act ... before the House of Commons do not hesitate to contact my office. I can be reached atDan.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 weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I certainly appreciate the member's speech and the debate today about our economy. It is an important conversation. First let me give an example. ...

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Job Creation Mr. Speaker, given that the discussion today centres around a platform that the NDP has for small business, it demonstrates the lack of understanding by the ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I get the sense from the minister that there is a lot of urgency in this matter going forward. In fact, numerous constituents have ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I have to say to the member opposite that I really enjoyed his speech. He was all over the map, just like his party ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 2, Support for Combatting Transnational Crime, of the Fall 2014 Report ... I'm glad you raised that point about influence, because again we've heard today that it's very important for us to be working with other countries and ...

Spoke in the House on Local Media Mr. Speaker, I am certain that all members of the House recognize the importance of local media in our home communities. While there is often much ...

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) Albas pushing another bad idea Canada's war veterans are ignored while a Conservative Member of Parliament blows tax dollars on composting. Sounds like business as usual for Dan Albas. To be fair, it wasn't just Albas who tried to pacify veterans at a recent meeting in Kelowna.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Mr. Speaker, our government treats taxpayers' money with the utmost respect. Sometimes professional services are needed to acquire special expertise or to meet unexpected fluctuations in ...

Three months ago

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. ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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)