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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 Hope Westjet can get me to #Kelowna tonight! #FingersCrossed

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Just congratulated Stuwix Resources for winning the Aboriginal Business Leadership Award from @FPAC_APFC & @ccab_toronto in the House.

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted Yes on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Posted on Twitter This week`s MP report for #Okanagan-CoquihallA busy week in Ottawa http://t.co/5RuILwNQpS

Posted on Twitter Min. Fast just informed the House that Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement has passed in the Senate. Great news for #Okanagan-Coquihalla!

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter As you can see I am in the @SandraOldfield camp, although in #YYC and not #YVR airport: http://t.co/WP11aTZLH7

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Great to see local youth get involved and helping build a better community: http://t.co/BxHeRT0AH7 #WestKelowna

Spoke in the House on Parliament of Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to provide the government's response to Bill C-613, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and the Access to ...

Mentioned by Okanagan Life Magazine Okanagan has a bright future in technology, says Minister ... in Summerland for 100 years of providing important research for the sector with a Century Farm Award. Penticton MLA Dan Ashton presented the award to MP Dan Albas and the staff of the Summerland facility today thanking them for their contribution to […] ...

Mentioned by Okanagan Life Magazine Celebrating 100 years of research at Summerland agriculture centre Penticton MLA Dan Ashton presented the award to MP Dan Albas and the staff of the Summerland facility today thanking them for their contribution to the British Columbia agriculture industry and its history. “Staff at the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, present and past, should be proud of the work they've accomplished over the last 100 years,” says Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla. “Some of the most vibrant sectors in British Columbia, including tree fruits and wine, would not be what they are ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Harper Government Creating Opportunities for Canadians to Connect with ... OKANAGAN FALLS, BC, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ -Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan—Coquihalla, announced today that the Government of Canada is improving public access to Vaseux-Bighorn National Wildlife Area. The Government of Canada ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Harper Government Creating Opportunities for Canadians to Connect with ... OKANAGAN FALLS, BC, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ -Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan—Coquihalla, announced today that the Government of Canada is improving public access to Vaseux-Bighorn National Wildlife Area. The Government of Canada ...

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News MP REPORT: Lest We Forget ... not sitting I am available to meet and hear your concerns first hand. 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 weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Mr. Speaker, in 2012-13, our government set a number of records for openness and transparency. The government processed a record number of access to information requests, ...

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 26 petitions.

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, Public Service Pension Investments, which is responsible for addressing the post-2000 pension obligations of the federal government, operates at arm's length from the federal ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns Mr. Speaker, if Questions Nos. 684 to 699 as well as 716 could be made orders for returns, these returns would be tabled immediately.

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by KelownaNow Local MP Supports Harper's New Tax Cuts Several new measures were proposed on Thursday afternoon by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to support Canadian families through tax cuts and increases in important benefits. In support of the new measures is Dan Albas, MP Okanagan-Coquihalla.

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 3, Aggressive Tax Planning, of the Spring 2014 Report of the ... The Auditor General also mentioned that there have been some issues regarding turnover. I've been on many advisory boards. I'm sure many of them didn't think ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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)