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  • His favourite word is parents.

Conservative MP for Saskatoon—Wanuskewin (Saskatchewan)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 58.40% of the vote.

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted No on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted Yes on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Canada First Perspective Conservative MP Vellacott digs up old Pierre Trudeau quote to oppose Justin ... Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott has distributed a 1972 statement on abortion by Pierre Trudeau in an attempt to argue the late former prime minister would oppose the political position of his son, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau who is requiring all Liberal ...

Mentioned by Canada First Perspective Conservative MP Vellacott digs up old Pierre Trudeau quote to oppose Justin ... Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott has distributed a 1972 statement on abortion by Pierre Trudeau in an attempt to argue the late former prime minister would oppose the political position of his son, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau who is requiring all Liberal ...

Mentioned by Canada First Perspective Conservative MP Vellacott digs up old Pierre Trudeau quote to oppose Justin ... Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott has distributed a 1972 statement on abortion by Pierre Trudeau in an attempt to argue the late former prime minister would oppose the political position of his son, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau who is requiring all Liberal ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Conservative MP Vellacott digs up old Pierre Trudeau quote to oppose Justin ... Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott has distributed a 1972 statement on abortion by Pierre Trudeau in an attempt to argue the late former prime minister would oppose the political position of his son, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau who is requiring all Liberal ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, earlier today Canadians were once again forced to witness another New Democratic Party filibuster on Bill C-18, the agricultural growth act. In the many ...

Spoke in the House on Iran Mr. Speaker, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs has said: Despite the electoral promises made by President Hassan Rouhani to improve people’s lives, Iranians continue to live ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, these petitioners from British Columbia also indicate that the current impaired driving laws are too lenient. They want to see that changed and toughened ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, these undersigned petitioners are drawing the attention of this House of Commons to the fact that children ordinarily thrive best when being raised by ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Post-Divorce, Equal Parenting Should Be Policy Saskatchewan Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott's indefatigable efforts to introduce shared parenting into Canada's Divorce Act has been an exercise in futility. Its defeat Wednesday was an event that is no surprise to its advocates, who eventually realized ...

Spoke in the House on Divorce Act Mr. Speaker, I have some concluding comments for this second reading stage of debate on Bill C-560. I look forward to this, and I look forward ...

Spoke in the House on Divorce Act Mr. Speaker, my private member's bill, Bill C-560, is about a child's best interests, about a child's right to two primary parents and equalizing that access. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, petitioners from British Columbia indicate that the current impaired driving laws are too lenient. They want to see that changed so we have new ...

Spoke in the House on Pan-Canadian Palliative and End-of-life Care Strategy Mr. Speaker, I am quite pleased to be able to speak this evening to this very important topic and this motion put forward by the good ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP asks government whip to rein in Vellacott's anti-abortion spam emails Maurice Vellacott's stance on abortion is no secret – he's publicly pro-choice, a member of the small but what some might call a mighty cabal of Tory MPs who are staunchly against terminating pregnancy, whatever the reason. But fellow MPs are complaining about how Vellacott ... Vellacott was one of the many Conservatives who voted in favour of Kitchener MP Stephen Woodworth's controversial motion M-312, to get Parliament to study “when life begins,” back in 2012. The motion itself was considered a backdoor ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-560 An Act to amend the Divorce Act (equal parenting) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia 2012 and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and committee members. It's a privilege to be here and to present to you today. Hopefully we will get a better, more ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Canada's 150th Anniversary in 2017 and Bill C-288, An Act respecting the ... It's not a question so much as a response to Mr. Cash. I don't know his family situation or whether he has children, but we know ...