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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

Spoke in the House on Incorporation by Reference in Regulations Act Mr. Speaker, today I would like to speak to members about an important aspect of Bill S-2, the incorporation by reference in regulations act. I would ...

Posted on Twitter Citizens in #Penticton honour the memory of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. Our thoughts and prayers are with family & friends. http://t.co/XQvh1ipak4

Posted on Twitter The bells ring 2 PM. It's like the Peace Tower is joining in with the Pipers to re-open our National War Memorial. #CanadaStrong

Posted on Twitter So glad to see so many people here to see our National War Memorial re-open. #CanadaStrong #OttawaStrong http://t.co/O9XcZvurV3

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter MP report for #Okanagan-Coquihalla: Parliament unified #cdnpoli http://t.co/p4ihV5yDeD

Posted on Twitter In spring I will work with a local mayor to plant a tree so 1day Cpl.Cirillo's son will know his father’s sacrifice has meaning to us all

Posted on Twitter House of Commons set to resume in a few minutes. #Resolute #CanadaStrong #OttawaStrong

Three days ago

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News MP Albas's assistant says both are safely locked down following Ottawa shooting Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas was in a Conservative Party caucus meeting at the House of Commons when gunfire erupted just before 7 a.m. PST but is safe, according to his constituency assistant, Rudy Enzman. “They are now locked down in a ...

This week

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Two months 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 ...

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.

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)