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Conservative MP for Medicine Hat (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 71.50% 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 ...

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

Mentioned by Brooks Bulletin Parliament Hill attack 'unbelievable' October 2014 will be a month Canadians won't forget including Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne. The MP was at the Parliament buildings on Oct. 22 where he was just “a few feet away from where the shooting went down.” At 9:52 a.m. while standing guard at ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Oct 25, dinner with friends.

Posted on Twitter Oct 24, in Calgary attend Stampeders - Roughriders game with my son and a friend. Good game Stamps won! Go Stamps Go

Posted on Twitter Oct 23, in Ottawa office, Q P.

Posted on Twitter Oct 22, thanks to House of Commons Security, RCMP, Ottawa Police Force and Canadian Forces for ensuring our safety, outstanding efforts!

Posted on Twitter Oct 22, AB & National Caucus mtgs, sad day with a Terrorist Attack on Parliament Hill. Long day locked down till 8:00pm in HOC.

Posted on Twitter Oct 21, met with members of Credit Union organizations, Ag Cmtee mtg on Bill C 18, Q P, attended International Trade Cmtee for colleague.

A week ago

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald 'It sounded like a war zone' Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne was one of those MPs, as those gathered in the Caucus Room for a meeting were made acutely aware early in the morning something was very wrong. “There was a lot of gun fire,” said Payne about the exchange of shots which ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News 'It sounded like a war zone': MP Payne on Ottawa attack Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne was one of those MPs, as those gathered in the Caucus Room for a meeting were made acutely aware early in the morning something was very wrong. “There was a lot of gun fire,” said Payne about the exchange of shots which ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. I thank the witnesses for coming today. I need to help correct a couple of things. I know that Mr. Boehm talked about ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. It's important to hear the comments that you're making. Certainly, I know the minister talked about how things ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, no government in Canada's history has been more committed to the creation of jobs and prosperity for Canadian businesses, workers and their families. Last ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Bill ... Thank you, Chair, and thank you to the witnesses for coming. It's very interesting. Of course, I was looking at the charts, as was my colleague, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present today. The first petition is from citizens across southern Alberta who ask that they be free to use ...

Spoke in the House on South Alberta Light Horse Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to speak about the South Alberta Light Horse, Alberta's regiment, which is based in my riding of Medicine Hat. I was ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three months 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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 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 ...