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

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

Yesterday

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @BenLobbMP royals in 7.

Three days ago

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 ...

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 ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Grandchild #4 having a nap before we sit down for supper. #lovebeingagrandpa http://t.co/J2xQAzS3ka

A week 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 ...

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to working lunch with @SparwoodBC. Always good to speak with municipal leaders.

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.

Posted on Twitter Good decision on Site "C" project. Clean energy for years to come.

Posted on Twitter Nothing like a little #Dr.Hook and the Medicine Show on a Saturday Night http://t.co/SSbmq1NjXg

Two 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks 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.

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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, ...

Mentioned by Columbia Valley Pioneer Bureaucracy an issue for workforce FOREIGN EXCHANGES — Members of chamber, local business operators and citizens joined voices with MP David Wilks and Costas Menegakis, Parliament Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, on the foreign worker program. Photo by ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 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 ...

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