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  • His favourite word is grain.

Conservative MP for Red Deer (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 75.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I got to bring out my inner Coureur des bois at the Red Deer Sportsman & Outdoor Adventure Show http://t.co/CMB24s8fyO

This week

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

Posted on Twitter This morning I had the opportunity to host a breakfast for an Education delegation from Colombia and discuss how... http://t.co/CjpjeQ0dxE

Posted on Twitter Last night I had the pleasure to meet Microsoft Founder Bill Gates when he travelled to Ottawa to meet the Prime... http://t.co/0tA38eDuUi

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

A week ago

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

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 ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Promoting Domestic Trade of Agricultural and Agri-Food Products by Reducing Interprovincial Barriers Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. It's great to have this opportunity to speak with both of you. I think one of the things that you ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, according to the Liberal MP for Westmount—Ville-Marie, air strikes against the ISIL death cult are “overkill”. For the benefit of the member for Westmount—Ville-Marie, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Promoting Domestic Trade of Agricultural and Agri-Food Products by Reducing Interprovincial Barriers Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, gentlemen, for being here today. As Mr. Allen mentioned earlier, you had spoken about the stakeholder meetings and ...

Posted on Twitter Here is a video of my colleague Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, giving an explanation... http://t.co/4s1om0eLbn

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Earlier this week I rose in the House to thank MLA’s Mary Anne Jablonski and Cal Dallas for their service... http://t.co/x29Fg2qbpU

Posted on Twitter Great work by Red Deer native Parker Thompson. Remember to stay focused on the road. A text message is not worth... http://t.co/9SGpWAfWCB

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to stand today to pay tribute to two friends of mine from the Alberta provincial legislature who will not be seeking ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, last week the Liberal member for York West said that if ISIL attacks Canada, it is because our Prime Minister put us in that ...

Spoke in the House on Rail service Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to stand here today to speak to the motion. Since the motion addresses agriculture, I would like to recognize my ...

Mentioned by Innisfail Province Dreeshen honours Second World War veterans Earl Dreeshen stood in front of a group of local Second World War veterans on Jan. 20 and gave thanks for their valour. “Seventy-five years ago, Canada entered the Second World War on our own accord,” said the Red Deer MP to a crowd of more than 40 ...

Mentioned by Innisfail Province Dreeshen honours Second World War veterans Earl Dreeshen stood in front of a group of local Second World War veterans on Jan. 20 and gave thanks for their valour. “Seventy-five years ago, Canada entered the Second World War on our own accord,” said the Red Deer MP to a crowd of more than 40 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise today on behalf of many Canadians to present a petition regarding impaired driving causing death. Petitioners want to ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Supporting Publishing in Alberta RED DEER, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2014) - Themes & Variations will receive $94,864 from the Canada Book Fund. Earl Dreeshen, Member of Parliament (Red Deer), made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital and Departmental Expenditures and Operations 2014-15 Thanks, Mr. Chair. It's great to have you here, Mr. Minister. I'd like to speak to the 10b vote, as stated here, “Funding to support the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House Referring Back the First Report of the Committee Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I know if my colleague Mr. Payne gets a chance, he'll no doubt talk about the sugar beet industry. I'll ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, today I wish to speak to Bill C-43 and about families. The week after the events of October 22, my wife Judy and my ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under AGRICULTURE AND ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here. I have just a quick comment on CETA. As we had spoken before, I ...

Mentioned by Innisfail Province Marking success with inspiration Red Deer MP Earl Dreeshen (centre right) and wife Judy (centre left) enjoy an evening of entertainment during Big Brothers Big Sisters of Innisfail Sparkle evening held on Nov. 15. Tim Lasiuta/MVP Staff. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Innisfail (BBBSI) “sparkled” ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I certainly appreciated the opportunity to listen to the member as he spoke. He is certainly passionate about agriculture. We did hear many near ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I am glad to have this opportunity to explain why I support the agricultural growth act, Bill C-18. We heard a lot of excellent, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. There's just a couple of things that I'd like to go through. When a person takes a look at the size.... A ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... I have a couple of points. First of all, we have an amazing Canadian scientific regime that is doing some amazing work throughout and has been ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Welcome to all of our guests. It's a great opportunity to talk about some of the issues we see and, ...

Mentioned by Mountain View Gazette Local MPs describe ordeal during Parliament lockdown Wild Rose MP Blake Richards and Red Deer MP Earl Dreeshen both made that point during interviews with the Gazette in the wake of last week's attacks on servicemen and parliamentarians. On Wednesday, a reservist guarding the ... “And all he did yesterday was strengthen the resolve of every member of Parliament and everyone in Canada to ensure that we do everything we can to protect our country from people who would commit such heinous and cowardly acts. “That's the takeaway for me. We opened ...

Mentioned by Innisfail Province Earl Dreeshen lays special wreath It was supposed to be just another caucus meeting just off the Hall of Honour in the House of Commons for Earl Dreeshen and other members of the Conservative Party of Canada. But just before 10 a.m. on Oct. 22 that all changed for the more than 175 MPs, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-444 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (personating peace officer or public officer)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-576 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (personating peace officer)