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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Politics can be tough so it's important to hang with people who have got your back... #family http://t.co/Gcm6UjdxeD

Posted on Twitter Great view of #Kelowna from Bear Creek today... #Okanagan http://t.co/SYBKjBbeg0

Posted on Twitter This was a great Easter egg hunt, all the kids had a great time; thanks to all the organizers& supporting businesses: http://t.co/ekTuKjrjlv

Posted on Twitter Tried watching this selective attention test video with my family, quite surprised with the outcome: http://t.co/Z0B4OCq8lB

Posted on Twitter Can't wait to hear people calling for a National Chocolate-Innovation-Nobel Prize Strategy after reading this chart: http://t.co/fuX7Kplhkb

This week

Posted on Twitter Looks like I have become a member of the Twitter verified "Elite". Somewhat comforting that it is a blue check and not a red or orange one.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, in the tradition of this place, when a point is raised and a ruling requested, obviously there has to be representation from all sides ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Okanagan-Coquihalla MP, Dan Albas The 64-year-old former federal finance minister died suddenly at his home in Ottawa Thursday, at the age of 64. Word of his death prompted a halt to question period in the House of Commons. Reached in Ottawa, Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas says ...

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak in support of Bill C-31, our government's economic action plan for 2014. I understand that the member for Burlington ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, any economist would tell us that if we want to see manufacturers export more, we need to have a strong system of both intellectual ...

Spoke in the House on Pan-Canadian Palliative and End-of-life Care Strategy Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Motion No. 456, sponsored by my colleague from Timmins—James Bay. Palliative and end-of-life care are important topics, and ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, recently our Prime Minister announced that Canada and South Korea have concluded negotiations on a new free trade agreement. The opportunity to access such ...

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 responses to 11 petitions.

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, I ask that all questions be allowed to stand.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak on the motion by the hon. member of the opposition. I think it is important to be clear on what ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CFJC Kamloops Albas Calls for Truckers to Return to Work Merritt's Member of Parliament is watching developments in Victoria today as a family-owned company in his riding bears the brunt of a trucker's strike. Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas met with Aspen Planers officials last week and learned they will have ...

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Letter: Albas 'reports' on PMO's 'talking points' Isn't it reassuring to see (Okanagan-Coquihalla) MP Dan Albas happy about responses to “legislative initiatives”? (March 13 Capital News). Not wanting freshwater mussels to invade our waters or supporting a Lyme disease strategy is “apple pie”—nobody ...

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Albas: Westside MP happy to see response to legislative initiatives Albas: Westside MP happy to see response to legislative initiatives. Tweet. by Dan Albas - Kelowna Capital News; posted Mar 13, 2014 at 2:00 AM. It was another very busy week in Ottawa touching on a number of different but important issues. First, I would ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News Albas sees benefits for Okanagan in budget It shouldn't come as a surprise that Okanagan Coquihalla MP Dan Albas looks to federal liquor regulation changes when talking about what is important for his riding in the 2014 budget. Besides the number of wineries, breweries and distilleries in the ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News Albas peppered with questions about pot Expect a few coughs when Canada's new medical marijuana regulations roll out in April, MP Dan Albas told a group of local politicians last week. “Will the new regulations be perfect? No,” said Albas, the representative for Okanagan-Coquihalla.

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 5, Preventing Illegal Entry into Canada, of the Fall 2013 Report ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the Office of the Auditor General for being here today. Certainly, we do appreciate your diligence ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2013 Report of the Auditor General of Canada Again, there are many different parts that your report touches upon, everything from lookouts to port runners, etc., but I'd like to focus a little bit ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2013 That's perfect. I think this goes back to Mr. Hayes' comment on needing to open up more markets and to your comments on the potential in ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Process for Considering the Estimates and Supply, Energy Efficiency ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all of our witnesses for their testimony here today. This is actually a really interesting subject. There is ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-54, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I find it helpful that the NDP are going to be supporting this because I think there are some things we can ...

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)