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  • His favourite word is regard.

Conservative MP for Kootenay—Columbia (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 55.90% of the vote.

Today

Mentioned by Kootenay News Advertiser Kootenay National Park improvements (From left) Trevor Kinley, Project Manger Parks Canada, Pat Thomsen, Executive Director of the Mountain Parks , Parks Canada, Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment and Member of Parliament for Oshawa, David Wilks, ...

This week

Mentioned by Cranbrook Daily Townsman Wilks confirms he's running in 2015 In an interview with the Huffington Post, MP David Wilks announced he would be running again in 2015. Wilks announced his plans despite the immense pressures of the job, which he outlined in a post to his Facebook friends, posted ... He said he has lost the desire lately, because his job as a Member of Parliament is "all consuming and is extremely detrimental to having a normal family life." Wilks said what he misses most is being with his wife, kids and grandkids. The article came out on the Huffington Post's B.C. ...

Mentioned by Invermere Valley Echo Local First Nations employment partnerships eyed The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Mark Strahl, and Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks were in the Columbia Valley on Monday, August 18th to hear local ideas about increasing aboriginal ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Revelstoke Times Review WW1 internment camp memorialized The ceremony was attended by about 30 people, including MP David Wilks, Mayor David Raven and several members of Revelstoke's Ukrainian committee, some of whom had ancestors that were interned. August 22 marked the 100th anniversary of the ...

Mentioned by Kootenay News Advertiser Minister announces accessibility grants in Cranbrook (Back row, from left) MP David Wilks, Kootenay-Columbia; Mayor Gerry Taft, District of Invermere; Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development; Mayor Wayne Stetski, City of Cranbrook; Scott Sommerville, CAO, City of Kimberley.

Mentioned by Cranbrook Daily Townsman East Kootenay benefits from disability funding MP David Wilks; Mayor Gerry Taft, District of Invermere; Minister Bergen; Mayor Wayne Stetski, City of Cranbrook; and Scott Sommerville, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Kimberley. — image credit: Trevor Crawley photo. Tweet. posted Aug 21, 2014 at 8:55 ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Chair. I want to continue on with what Ms. Smith had been saying with regard to vulnerable children. Having served as a police officer ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... If I may, Ms. Pond, I think there is a slight difference between the example that you provide. That is, under normal circumstances under a domestic ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you. Mr. Stamatakis, thank you for being here today. I wanted to ask you a couple of questions. You had mentioned in your remarks “discretion ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here today. Before I start I just want to thank Ms. Grant for being ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... So under the new act that we are proposing, it will be a strict summary conviction offence for those who are caught communicating in a public ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you. Prior to coming here today, one of the things I've heard is that from the perspective of the prostitutes who are going to be ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, recently, the Prime Minister launched the national conservation plan. I wonder if the hon. parliamentary secretary could explain how the creation of the Rouge ...

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.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, there are a couple of things I wanted to note in the member's speech with regard to the treatment centre. Certainly I agree with ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to move that the health committee extend its current meeting, suspending at 1:45 and resuming at 3:30, for the purpose ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you. Thank you, Mr. Morin. I wanted to touch upon a couple things, and unfortunately, one of our witnesses left. One of the things that ...

Spoke in the House on Shootings in Moncton Mr. Speaker, tomorrow police officers from across North America will gather in Moncton, New Brunswick to say their good-byes to three fallen members of the RCMP, ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, Canadians from coast to coast are mourning the loss of three RCMP members who were taken from us far too soon at the hands ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am very honoured to rise on behalf of my colleague, the member for Yukon, on his private member's bill, Bill C-583, An Act ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, today, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Mohamed Harkat and upheld our Conservative government's security certificate system. This individual is linked to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, It is a pleasure to rise today and highlight the measures our government is taking to protect the privacy of Canadians. As members of ...

Spoke in the House on First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to rise in the House today in support of Bill C-33, First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act. Bill ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-299 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (kidnapping of young person)