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Conservative MP for Nanaimo—Alberni (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 46.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter After the Attack: First day back in House of Commons. Congratulating SGT-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers #Hero http://t.co/ux7nqGZkKo

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter With @IrwinCotler MP moments B4 he is awarded #RaoulWallenbergMedal. #HumanRights Well done Irwin! http://t.co/rWVh0UWsj6

Posted on Twitter Informative meeting w Dr Paul Geneau & Laurie Clement of Canadian Association of Optometrists @CanadianOpto #VisionCare #SightforLife

This week

Posted on Twitter Great to see #Nanaimo Airport #YCD bustling this am. Both AirCanada and Westjet flts onsite. Airport traffic up ~25% #EAP :-)

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Very touching public response to #CplNathanCirillo #Hero in #Hamilton #CanadaStrong

Posted on Twitter Flags Half-masted #Ottawa today. Honour of Warrent Officer #Patrice Vincent & Cpl Nathan Cirillo. #ServedWithHonour http://t.co/pcnMUBazPv

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Thank you very much. I want to pick up on the theme we've been discussing here. You mentioned of course that Health Canada has been monitoring ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions today. The first one has nearly 200 signatures from residents of Denman Island and Vancouver Island. The petitioners are calling ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions here. The first petition is with respect to the right to save seeds. It is from some residents of Vancouver ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, it was an October day in 1940 when hundreds of uniformed troops filed down Eighth Street, rifles in hand. Beside them, family members, friends ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, there has been a lot of rhetoric and political posturing in the House about Canada's contribution to international efforts to combat ISIS. The latest ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to join the debate late in the evening tonight. I appreciate that much has already been said on this subject, ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Conservative MP James Lunney Denies That Climate Change Science Is 'Settled' The vast majority of experts may be convinced, but Conservative MP James Lunney doesn't think that climate change is "settled" science. The long-time Tory MP for the B.C. riding of riding of Nanaimo—Alberni tweeted a link to a story questioning the science ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, the Vancouver Aquarium is a jewel in Stanley Park. Millions from around the world have come to visit this world-class facility, which is dedicated ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Robinson, we talked briefly about the situation with proton pump inhibitors, common acid-suppressing drugs, that have been clearly linked to ...

Spoke in the House on Arctic Sovereignty Mr. Speaker, Canada's north is a fundamental part of our national identity, and it is vital to our future. In fact, today a new atlas of ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thanks to our witnesses here. Just a comment, as we get going here.... I have some questions for our witnesses. ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, thanks to our government's determined direction, Canada's economy is a model among developed nations. The World Economic Forum has rated our banking system as ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Nearly 10 years ago I raised an issue about deaths in the hospital. Currently there are an estimated 1,400 deaths per year with C. difficile in ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy Just briefly, the challenge with that is the whole diagnosis and treatment is developing. So it's premature to expect that we're going to be able to ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy Thanks very much, Elizabeth, for bringing this forward to us. It's a growing problem, and a troubling one. I appreciate that you covered very well in ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Impaired driving is certainly a concern in terms of public safety. There's compelling evidence that in Colorado there are a lot of accidents related to marijuana ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015 Thanks very much. Continuing on the matter we were discussing earlier, prescription overuse of the proton-pump inhibitors, they estimate that 70% of the people taking these ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Comment: MP says what Health Canada should have said If you take heartburn drugs (and about a fifth of Canadians do) you might want to sit up and take notice of the recent work of a courageous member of Parliament. James Lunney, the MP for Nanaimo-Alberni, recently took a principled and vocal stand on a ...

Mentioned by Honest Reporting Canada HRC in Nanaimo Daily News: MP James Lunney a Stalwart Supporter of Israel In the Nanaimo Daily News on February 15, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman countered a previous letter writer's suggestion that James Lunney, a Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, had a “shallow” understanding of Israel and the Mideast ...

Mentioned by Honest Reporting Canada HRC in Nanaimo Daily News: MP James Lunney a Stalwart Supporter of Israel In the Nanaimo Daily News on February15, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman countered a previous letter writer's suggestion that James Lunney, a Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, had a “shallow” understanding of Israel and the Mideast ...

Mentioned by Victoria Times Colonist Long-serving Island MP James Lunney to bow out of federal politics Island MP James Lunney. NANAIMO - A long-serving Conservative member of Parliament from Vancouver Island says he won't seek re-election in 2015. James Lunney was first elected to represent the Canadian Alliance in the riding of Nanaimo-Alberni in ...

Mentioned by Parksville Qualicum Beach News Nanaimo-Alberni MP says he won't seek re-election Nanaimo-Alberni MP says he won't seek re-election. WEBlunneyquits-bp-oct12.jpg. Nanaimo-Alberni MP James Lunney announced Friday he will not be running for re-election in 2015. PHOTO BY CHRIS BUSH/NANAIMO NEWS-BULLETIN. News For You.

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-388 An Act to establish a National Vitamin D Day