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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 At the #RevelstokeRodandGun banquet tonight in @Revelstoke_BC . Over 400 people in attendance. http://t.co/7AcVkaM6Sx

Posted on Twitter Depart @FlyYOW at 0845am, arrive @Revelstoke_BC at 6pm.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, the member mentioned a couple of things that I took note of. One point that I would like to bring to light is that ...

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

This week

Voted No (against his party) on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to join today's debate in response to the Supreme Court's decision in Carter, which found two Criminal Code provisions prohibiting physician-assisted ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Posted on Twitter Good win for the @VanCanucks . Keep it up boys!!!

Posted on Twitter Great dialog with @_C4ST today and education on wireless radiiation.

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Bob and Virginia Bergman won both the .44 mag and bow at the Creston Rod and Gun Banquet http://t.co/jDAnvkqel3

Posted on Twitter Goodbye to the cold @FlyYOW and hello to the warmer weather of @SparwoodBC

Mentioned by Revelstoke Times Review MP David Wilks ask for $5 billion for Trans-Canada twinning MP David Wilks put in a $5 billion request to twin the Trans-Canada through the national parks in his riding, he told council. “That cost, so that everyone knows, is the cost just to do twinning of the Trans-Canada Highway through the national parks, not ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... I'll digress a bit here and I'll go back to my previous life as a police officer. That's the challenge. Unfortunately, there are those in society ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to speak on this topic tonight. House of Commons Security Services preserve a delicate balance between protecting Parliamentarians and the ...

Mentioned by The Free Press Wilks acclaimed David Wilks, MP for the Kootenay-Columbia constituency, has been declared acclaimed as the area's Conservative candidate for the next federal general election. Boundary changes that altered the Kootenay-Columbia constituency to include the ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Revelstoke Mountaineer Revelstoke faces stiff competition for Big Eddy water grant Revelstoke faces stiff competition for Big Eddy water grant. Member of parliament David Wilks was a guest at today's Revelstoke City Council meeting and discussed the likelihood of Revelstoke receiving funding to redevelop the Big Eddy Waterworks.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we understand that our immigration system must be fast, flexible, and adaptable to Canada's labour market needs. On January 1, our government introduced express ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, going back to the integration part of the issue, I hear what everyone is saying here, but at the end of the day, this ...

Spoke in the House on National Day of the Midwife Act Mr. Speaker, I congratulate the member opposite on this bill. When she came to the health committee with the witnesses, they did a fabulous job. It ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Statutory Review of the Pest Control Products Act Thank you very much, Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here. Mr. Friesen, I have a wife who was born on a farm. Her dad ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you. Susan or James, I wonder if you could pick up on this. An individual is sentenced to federal penitentiary time and enters the federal ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thanks for that. Carrying on with the same theme, Bill C-26 authorizes disclosure to the CBSA of information from the sex offender database. Among other things, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, when I think of veterans, I am often reminded of many of the elderly men and women who march proudly on Remembrance Day in ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, clearly the Prime Minister meets with premiers of the provinces. He has met with the premiers of Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta. He ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-608, An Act respecting a National Day of the Midwife and ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here today. If you have a copy of your report, I wonder if you could refer ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Wilks is the Conservative candidate In preparation the local Electoral District Association chose a candidate selection committee to interview prospective applicants, for the position currently held by M.P. David Wilks. National Party headquarters then informed us that they had only received one ...

Mentioned by CANOE One strike and you're out, says justice committee member OTTAWA - Tory MP David Wilks said the justice system needs to crack down on repeat offenders in the wake of the shooting death of an Edmonton Mountie. Wilks, also a former RCMP officer and a member of the federal justice committee, said if a someone ...

Mentioned by Sun News Network One strike and you're out, says justice committee member OTTAWA - Tory MP David Wilks said the justice system needs to crack down on repeat offenders in the wake of the shooting death of an Edmonton Mountie. Wilks, also a former RCMP officer and a member of the federal justice committee, said if a someone ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you. I have more of a technical question, Senator. Under section 2 of the Criminal Code right now, the definition of “motor vehicle” is “a ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 2b under ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS SUPPORT SERVICE OF ... I had to recompose myself, but I think I'll get over it. I'll direct all my questions to Mr. Pentney, and you can divert them how ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Okay. Mr. Scholten, you indicated in a letter to the committee members that the Canadian Convenience Stores Association developed a best practices recommendation document in the ...

More than three months ago

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