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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 #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter About to get my ass kicked in golf by my good friend Chris Nand @SparwoodGolf .

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

Posted on Twitter Comm. Paulson is wrong on his comments re:marihuana. His personal comments are not personal, when you represent law enforcement.

Posted on Twitter Lifting one of the new tower pieces onto West Block at the #HOC http://t.co/Q6Htqqyuyz

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @KellieLeitch thanks for joining us for supper.

Posted on Twitter Boy, the testosterone level in #QuestionPeriod is at a high level today.

Posted on Twitter Apologize I meant 2 councils have been reported, not county's

Two weeks 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 ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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