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  • His favourite word is chair.

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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter The House of Commons Page program is now open. Great experience for those starting university, apply online: http://t.co/ln6cCl4ou6 #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Ross Gorman Mr. Speaker, I rise today with great sadness to announce the passing of a true community leader in my riding of Okanagan—Coquihalla. Mr. Ross Gorman was ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter Gave a statement on the passing of Ross Gorman in the House. A great family man, business leader, community supporter & he will be missed.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter My condolences to the Gorman family on Ross' passing. Great family man, businessman & Canadian. May he rest in peace. #WestKelowna #Kelowna

Posted on Twitter Thank goodness 4 people like #Okanagan Falls' Shelley Hunt. An advocate 4 organ donation has set an example 4 us all! http://t.co/VbnV0DFjZV

This week

Posted on Twitter Kangaroo! #Okanagan #Kelowna http://t.co/6oXExldImH

Posted on Twitter At Kangaroo Creek just outside #Kelowna http://t.co/i8za6YuU0R

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I have to cite my admiration for this member. He is a very eloquent speaker. He spoke on the whole spectrum of the efforts ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, since this matter is before the court, it would be inappropriate to comment on this case.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I asked a question earlier of his colleague, the member of Parliament for Toronto—Danforth, and I want to ask him a very similar question. ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the member opposite and find him to be a very reasonable and very kind gentleman. However, I am confused. The New Democrats ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank the member opposite for her speech. Hearing the 1990s recast in a completely different light was quite enlightening to me. I do ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, the government certainly wants to contribute to this particular issue and will be coming forth in a timely manner to represent its arguments in ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, I have young children who range from 2 years old to 17 years old, so I understand some of the concerns that the member ...

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News MP REPORT: Debate resumes in Parliament ... comments and questions on this or any Bill before the House. I can be reached at dan.albas@parl.gc.ca or via phone at 1-800-665-8711. Dan Albas is the Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla and writes this weekly report for his constituents.

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Local MPs talk suicide prevention Some shared their personal stories of loss with Kelowna-Lake Country MP Ron Cannan and Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas. The Mental Health Commission of Canada has suggested all members of parliament lead conversations about ... “I don't think that there is a member of parliament on either side of the chamber that doesn't believe that this is not an important issue and wants to make the changes. We just need to again keep going back to find those local strategies and to make sure that people don't fall ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca WATCH: Penticton woman accused of defamation receives more community ... Today, a local Member of Parliament is also critical of the city, saying feedback shouldn't be feared. Story continues below. “I don't think this was handled in the correct way,” says Dan Albas, MP of Okanagan-Coquihalla. “We should be happy that local ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

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)