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

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

Two days 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

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

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

Posted on Twitter My third Annual Accountability Report for #Okanagan-Coquihalla: http://t.co/U8cMgPlFZt

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 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats to all elected tonight; thank you to all that stood for election as well as those that served our communities over the past 3 years

Posted on Twitter Last two hours for local govt election- polls close at 8 PM. Don't let someone else decide who will represent you for the next four years!

Posted on Twitter Great to see so many people here in #WestKelowna ready to vote! #Okanagan

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.

Two 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 ...

Three weeks 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 ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests in Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation ... Member of Parliament Dan Albas, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that, under the second round of the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program, the Government of Canada will ...

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)