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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.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second important petition I present is with respect to the fact that in Canada, a lot of people are now using ultrasound so ...

Spoke in the House on Marriage Mr. Speaker, there is a myth out there that the divorce rate is close to 50%. Shaunti Feldhahn found some startling and encouraging things in the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted Yes on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present these petitions. In view of the fact we now no longer have a law, or the law relating to prostitution ...

More than 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...