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Conservative MP for Saskatoon—Wanuskewin (Saskatchewan)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Lifesite Conservative pro-life MP Vellacott supports NDP palliative care motion ... motion tabled by an NDP Member of Parliament calling on the federal government to establish a pan-Canadian palliative and end-of-life care policy is growing after its first hour of debate earlier this month, with veteran pro-life MP Maurice Vellacott throwing ...

A week ago

Mentioned by National Post John Ivison: Tory backs NDP MP's motion calling for end-of-life care strategy It's an unlikely alliance — the punk rocker and the pastor. Charlie Angus, the rabble-rousing NDP MP, and Maurice Vellacott, the pro-life Conservative MP, have teamed up to push Mr. Angus' motion calling for the government to establish a palliative and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Human Trafficking Mr. Speaker, sexual trafficking is a global scourge, and Canada is not immune to this crisis against women. With the member for Kildonan—St. Paul and Senator ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition. The petitioners are drawing attention to the fact that children thrive best when raised by both parents, even ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, these petitioners mark the fact that children ordinarily thrive the best when raised by both parents. Despite that, courts actually favour mostly sole-custody. Therefore, ...

Spoke in the House on Divorce Act moved that Bill C-560, An Act to amend the Divorce Act (equal parenting) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be read the second time ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Act Mr. Speaker, I would first indicate that I am splitting my time with the member for Sarnia—Lambton, so the House will only have the privilege of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition. These petitioners from British Columbia indicate that the current impaired driving laws are too lenient. They want to ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Sask. MP calls on Tory's to proceed with income-splitting Saskatchewan Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott is calling on his party to keep its commitment on income splitting. It was a major campaign promise made by the Conservatives in the 2011 election, but it has never been implemented. Income splitting results ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Sask. MP calls on Tories to proceed with income-splitting Saskatchewan Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott is calling on his party to keep its commitment on income splitting. It was a major campaign promise made by the Conservatives in the 2011 election, but it has never been implemented. Income splitting results ...

Mentioned by Saskatoonhomepage.ca Vellacott Touts Bill C-560, Divorce Act Amendment MP for Saskatoon-Wanuskewin Maurice Vellacott has created an amendment for Canada's Divorce Act, meant to give both parents an equal share of parenting duties except in cases of neglect or abuse. Vellacott says there is "shared" parenting right now ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my privilege today to be kind of a pan-Canadian politician, as I think we all desire to be in this place, looking ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tory MP Drops Bid To Force House Vote On Abortion ... items of private members' business can be put to a House vote, retiring Saskatchewan MP Maurice Vellacott has chosen to champion his comparatively non-contentious bid to rework the current divorce laws to focus on shared parenting instead of custody.

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Shared Parenting Mr. Speaker, I have had a difficult decision to make. I have four items on the order paper, and all of them are of great importance. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...