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

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

Yesterday

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

Voted Yes on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter Insomnia,the act of being on Twitter at 334am.

Two days ago

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Video: Former Mountie speaks about Ottawa's terrorist incident Columnist Peter O'Neil talks to B.C. Conservative MP David Wilks, a former Mountie, about his efforts during last week's terrorist incident on Parliament Hill. October 28, 2014 4:43 PM. Tweet. Photos ( 1 ); Video ( 1 ) ...

This week

Posted on Twitter The cleanest form of creating energy #brilliantdam. This is why we need Site C. http://t.co/OZ8CaYJ7M4

Posted on Twitter With @MarshallNeufeld and @WeslyGraham in Castlegar for meetings with Selkirk College.

Posted on Twitter In @FlyYYC on route to #Cranbrook, then @TownofCreston with an end in #NelsonBC. Enjoy your day!!!

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to speak to Bill C-35, known as Quanto's law. I realize that the primary focus of the bill is on law ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians are very concerned about the humanitarian situation as it develops in Iraq. All Canadians are deeply troubled by the barbaric actions of ISIL, ...

Mentioned by Cranbrook Daily Townsman Wilks' instincts kicked in when gunfire erupted Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament David Wilks is seen on the right of this photo standing beside a barricaded entrance. Graham ... MP David Wilks was in a meeting in the House of Commons as gunfire erupted during Wednesday's events in Ottawa.

Posted on Twitter @CostasMenegakis thanks for letting me speak to Bill C35 this afternoon. Protection of service animals.

Posted on Twitter Today's events are filled with sadness and anger.

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes I'm a little confused because it seems to me that Health Canada, being the regulatory body, would oversee the seizure of products, probably working with CBSA. ...

Spoke in the House on Digital Privacy Act Mr. Speaker, I wonder if the member could explain to Canadians the warrantless search between two companies. Certainly, from the perspective where I come from, from ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Invermere Valley Echo Proposed firearms amendments get thumbs up from local MP Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks has been touting the federal government's recently proposed changes to the Firearms Act, ideas which have been generally well received by the local hunting community here in the valley. “Our government has always ...

Mentioned by Revelstoke Times Review Conservatives nominate MP David Wilks as candidate for next federal election David Wilks, the MP for Kootenay-Columbia, has been nominated to stand as the Conservative Party candidate in the next federal election. Wliks has served as the riding's MP since he was elected in 2011. The next federal election is set for Oct. 15, 2015.

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you to the witnesses for being here. My questions are directed to Ms. Morency or Ms. Arnott. I want to raise the issue of identity ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak to Bill C-13, the protecting Canadians from online crime act, now that it has been reported back to the ...

Mentioned by Cranbrook Daily Townsman MP Wilks explains his vote against Bill C-586 The bill passed second reading in the House of Commons by a vote of 253 to 17. It will now go to the Procedure and House Affairs Committee where it could see changes. Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks was one of the 17 MPs who voted against the bill.

Spoke in the House on Community Leadership Mr. Speaker, as municipal elections in British Columbia are soon upon us, I would like to take the opportunity to thank four outstanding individuals who will ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Ebola Outbreak Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House tonight to highlight actions taken by our government to ensure Canada is prepared to manage public ...

Mentioned by Invermere Valley Echo More wildlife crossings announced for Kootenay Park ... Parks Canada, Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment and Member of Parliament for Oshawa, David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay–Columbia, Rick Kubian Resource Conservation Manager for Parks Canada. ... Canada's Minister of Environment, Leona Aglukkaq, Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks and Dr. Colin Carrie, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Environment and the MP for Oshawa, announced an investment to enhance motorist and wildlife safety ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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