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

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

Today

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.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter Please RT "@GlobalBC: 15-year-old #Kelowna girl missing for 10 days - http://t.co/hjUO7BybiD”

Posted on Twitter Happy to vote for the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Great for wood, ranchers, farmers, vintners & mining industries in our riding.

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 ...

Posted on Twitter This week`s MP report for #Okanagan-Coquihalla: Standing for our values http://t.co/T0TWhoyj1s

Posted on Twitter Min. @TonyclementCPC has just tabled the 2013-14 Public Accounts of Canada.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The All candidates meeting was one of my favourite parts of running for #Penticton city council. Great way to engage public on their terms.

Posted on Twitter James Miller is cracking his moderator whip in #Penticton tonight...

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I talk about the landmark Canada-South Korea free trade agreement. I will be sharing my time with the ...

A week ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)