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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 Chief Kruger also wants to share #Penticton Indian Band's experiences with other First Nations & wants to expand to other kinds of fish.

Posted on Twitter Chief Kruger is welcoming everyone and thanking those who have helped make this vision become a reality. #Penticton http://t.co/8v6b2wvFtX

Posted on Twitter The Hatchery is 25,000 square feet & has the capacity to rear 8 million eggs. #Penticton http://t.co/YpE92wkEVB

Posted on Twitter Lots of people here today to celebrate with the #Penticton Indian Band grand opening of their hatchery! http://t.co/OJFLArFmzW

Posted on Twitter “@BCHLWarriors: Warriors win!!! 6-2 the final!” As I said, strong team this year @markstrahl

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

Posted on Twitter Dan in Ottawa blog post: Net outcome http://t.co/fHk2m92LCG

This week

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.

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Mr. Speaker, in 2012-2013 our government set a number of records for openness and transparency. This government processed a record number of access to information requests, ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, welcome back, and welcome to everyone in this place. I want to thank the member opposite for his speech today. Obviously he spent some ...

A week ago

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 ...

Three weeks 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 ...

Two 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 ...

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.

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, ...

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)