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Conservative MP for Medicine Hat (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter Votng on Bill C - 36 - Protection of Communities & Exploited Persons Act - response - Supreme Court decision prostitution - passes - 143-122

Posted on Twitter Sept 28, drive to Calgary, fly to Ottawa.

Posted on Twitter Sept 27, attend - Miywasin Society demonstration Pow Wow - Saamis Teepee. Attend Jolly Beggars Banquet, honoured by the Club gift! Thank you

Posted on Twitter Sept 26, fly to Calgary, drive to Brooks office, drive tot he Hat. Attend the BATUS Beat Retreat Parade & reception & dinner.

Posted on Twitter Sept 25, Q P, attend a reception at the Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China.

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Posted on Twitter Sept 24, attend Taste of Belgium reception last evening.

Two weeks 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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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.

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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, ...