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Conservative MP for Medicine Hat (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 71.50% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Sept 16, participated in the debate on the crisis in Iraq due to ISIL the terrorist organzation.

Posted on Twitter Sept 16, in office, emails, phone calls, Q P, attend Israel wine & cheese reception. Glad to support the Democratic State of Israel!

Posted on Twitter Sept 15, back in Ottawa, House Duty day, met with constituents Pam & Robert, gave them a tour of HOC & they attended question period.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, I was listening to the Leader of the Opposition, and it appears that he has his head in the sand along with his NDP ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Sept 14, attended the Change of Command SALH & on Parade with the Old Guard and participate with my son Major Payne, very proud of you! Dad

Posted on Twitter Sept 13, Dinner for SALH, Change of Command, well done, excellent meal.

Posted on Twitter Sept 11, congratulations to @ChiefMcGrogan on his receiving the Order of Merit of Police Forces by Canada's Governor General.

This week

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Payne's replacement to be decided Saturday after three-day vote The winner of the Conservative nomination race for the reformed Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner federal riding will be decided Saturday. Dan Hein and Jim Hillyer are vying to replace current Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne who announced earlier this year he ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Federal Tory riding looks like a two-man race The Conservative nomination is now underway with it being all but official that it's a two-horse race between Dan Hein and Jim Hillyer. Conservative Party officials confirmed Friday they received only two applications to replace outgoing MP LaVar Payne for ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Race is on for federal conservative candidacy in Gas City The Conservative nomination race is on for the new federal riding of Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner. The Conservative national party opened the race on July 31 for candidates to replace outgoing MP LaVar Payne who announced his retirement from federal ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Race is on for Tory nomination in new federal riding The national Conservative party opened the race on July 31 for candidates to replace outgoing MP LaVar Payne, who announced his retirement from federal politics earlier this year. Current Lethbridge-riding MP Jim Hillyer and former Medicine Hat ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Talk of the Town: No need to shed any tears for outgoing MP A significant number of Hatters readily agree that whatever the merits, pro or con, about outgoing MP LaVar Payne's tenure as the local MP, it was obvious that he loves his job. There are those, however, who remember when the local MP was singled out by ...

Mentioned by Sunny South News Lethbridge MP Hillyer to seek re-election but in Medicine Hat New federal boundary changes were announced last year and Hillyer's intentions were to run in the Medicine Hat riding but he noted he didn't want to run against Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne, who recently announced he would not be seeing re-election.

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have another petition to present with respect to the Species at Risk Act. The petitioners, citizens from right across Canada, ask for the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, Dr. Shaw, for coming. You made some interesting comments. With this innovation that we talked about—and we've heard from ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise again today to present two more petitions from my constituents and constituents across Alberta who bring to the attention ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses for coming. I find this area quite interesting. Innovation I always think is great, because it ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I listened to the minister's comments very intently. I am very pleased to hear him talk about stay-at-home dads. My son was a stay-at-home ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to present the fourth petition from my constituents regarding the amended recovery strategy for the greater sage-grouse in ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here today, as well as being here virtually. I find this area is really interesting, particularly ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the third petition is also from citizens of Medicine Hat. The petitioners point out that law-abiding Canadian citizens should be free to use firearms ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada I think there certainly are opportunities for organizations, and we did hear from a number of presenters. Deloitte was one of them and they did suggest ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention Thank you, Chair. Jim, it's good to see you again. That's twice in one week. You have a great organization. It's good to hear about what ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Chair. Mr. Ciufo, thank you for coming. I find the topic of social impact bonds very interesting. When I look at the material you've ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to present two petitions today on behalf of citizens of my constituency. The first petition is on the emergency protection ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you. It's interesting that some of the opposition are suggesting that this is the wrong type of investment. You talked a little bit about silos. ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, Dr. Gooch, for coming. This is a very interesting subject. My wife and I go shopping, when I'm around, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my colleague across the way is right. It was the Liberal Party that actually cut $400 million in funding to the CBC back in ...