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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Crowsnest Mountain looked pretty cool this morning at the #BC\Alta border. @JohnBarlowMP http://t.co/srThIoApC2

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter What a sweet goal by Vrbata @VanCanucks

Posted on Twitter @MinRonaAmbrose appears before #HESA this morning on Supp B estimates. @MPEveAdams @TerenceYoungMP @jameslunneymp @MPWLizon

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter Good to meet with @FCM representatives today in #Ottawa.

A week ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests in Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation ... CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 13, 2014) - Member of Parliament David Wilks, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that, under the second round of the Recreational Fisheries ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Harper Government Invests in Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation ... CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 13, 2014) - Member of Parliament David Wilks, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that, under the second round of the Recreational Fisheries ...

Posted on Twitter An amazing service at the National War Memorial in #Ottawa today.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter What an amazing opening ceremony at Maple Leafs vs NYR game on CBC. Great to see the WW2 vets out. Great to be a Canadian!!!

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... From the perspective of the RCMP anyway there is a mechanism in place so that if a person is a victim of crime and then doesn't ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Let me tell you, you're a kind gentleman. My question is for both Ms. O'Sullivan and Mr. Kennedy. It has to do with what you brought ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'I knew it'd buy us 10 or 15 seconds to do what we needed to do': Wilks Conservative MP David Wilks, a former Mountie, was the one to secure the door at the national caucus on Wednesday, Oct. 22, when lone gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed through the Hall of Honour with a hunting rifle. ... As gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau exchanged gunfire with House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers and uniformed RCMP officers in the Hall of Honour during the morning of Oct. 22, Tory Member of Parliament Dave Wilks was looking for a fight. The six-foot-four, 255-pound, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by many people from my riding calling on the government to pass Bill C-356, an act respecting a national ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thanks, Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here. I just want to clarify something if I could, Grand Chief Yesno, with regard to your testimony. ...

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. Columnist Peter O'Neil talks to B.C. Conservative MP David Wilks, a former Mountie, about his efforts ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you very much, Chair. I want to continue with the questions that Mr. Dechert put before, to Ms. Harvard and/or Ms. Edwards—whoever wants to answer. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes One of the questions I would have—and I'll relate to one of my family members who's a smoker, my lovely son, who has taken up e-cigarettes—is ...

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 ) ...

A month 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.

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... My first question is for Mr. Laferrière and then Mr. Hooper and then hopefully Mr. Murie. With regard to clause 20, I understand your position on ...

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 months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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