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  • His favourite word is trade.

Conservative MP for Yellowhead (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 77.00% of the vote.

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, last week, our government approved four long-term liquefied natural gas export licenses. These approvals are important to Canada's economy as we seek to diversify ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, last year was a record year on the prairies for the harvest, almost 50% higher than the average, which was amazing. Grain prices internationally ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Regional Development Mr. Speaker, yesterday, our government outlined the economic action plan for 2014. In that plan, we detailed just how we would create jobs and grow the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) The backbench MP who's quietly become the Washington workhorse Amid the constant flow of ministerial visits to Washington and the persistent ambassadorial lobbying on Keystone XL, Rob Merrifield — a lesser-known Conservative backbench MP and chair of the international trade committee — has emerged as a Harper ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, our government is focused on jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity, and developing our natural resources sector is absolutely critical in accomplishing that goal. ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Canada First Perspective Proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline would be 'safest ever built,' but federal ... Getting Alberta oil to international markets via the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is in Canadians' best interest, Yellowhead MP Rob Merrifield said; and the federal government will try to convince skeptical B.C. First Nations groups of that statement ...

Mentioned by Drayton Valley Western Review Free trade agreement a highlight for Merrifield The past year has been a good year for Yellowhead and a great .00year for Canada, says Yellowhead MP Rob Merrifield. Tasked by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to work out a free trade agreement with the European Union (EU), Merrifield was an integral ...

Mentioned by Mayerthorpe Freelancer Proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline would be 'safest ever built,' but federal ... Getting Alberta oil to international markets via the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is in Canadians' best interest, Yellowhead MP Rob Merrifield said; and the federal government will try to convince skeptical B.C. First Nations groups of that statement ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the privilege to present two petitions from my riding. They both call on the House of Commons and Parliament to speedily enact ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2013 Act No. 2 Yes, soup to nuts. I suppose we could say it that way. They would raise the taxes on absolutely everything. As for the Liberals, if we ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks ... Nonetheless, when it comes to counterfeiting and what we're talking about in this bill, and whether it's going to deal with the issues as directly as ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the Speech from the Throne made it very clear that our government will remain committed to protecting public safety and that we will take ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I listened to my hon. colleague spew his ideology, and it really is west-coast ideology that is not driven by any facts. First, I ...

Mentioned by Hinton Parklander Gainford sets an example for disaster response, says Yellowhead MP Yellowhead member of Parliament Rob Merrifield says the train derailment in Gainford was surprising, but the response was "textbook." A Canadian National Railway train carrying 134 cars, including propane and crude oil, went off the rails at 1 a.m. Oct. 19 ...

Mentioned by Edson Leader Portuguese and Peruvian ambassadors tour region Yellowhead MP Rob Merrifield, fourth from left, spent June 25 showing off the industry in the area to the Portuguese Ambassador Jose Moreira du Cunha and the Ambassador of Peru Jose Antonio Bellina. This picture was taken at the Edson Weyerhaeuser ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Briefing on the Report into Issues of Workplace Harassment within the Royal ... —I'm sorry, 30%—not only are they going to have to feel that the workplace is harassment-free, but so are the males. It's not a gender issue; ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Access to Information Requests and Parliamentary Privilege and Report of the Federal ... Sure. It will be very short, because I understand what the commission is doing with regard to the boundaries. To put another riding in the northern ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Standing on Guard for Thee: Ensuring that Canada's Immigration System is Secure Thank you very much. I appreciate your comments to the committee with regard to Muslim immigration, and your concern with regard to that. There really is ...

Spoke at the Bill C-18 committee on Bill C-18, An Act to reorganize the Canadian Wheat Board and to ... That's where they got the push-back. Mr. Martin was suggesting that we're giving something up because he feels that it's going to compromise the price and ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on National Public Transit Strategy As a new member, I find this very interesting. It's a sort of blast from the past from the last government, but none the less, transportation ...

Spoke at the Bill C-18 committee on Bill C-18, An Act to reorganize the Canadian Wheat Board and to ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses from the department for being here to answer questions as we look forward. In actually ...

Spoke at the Bill C-18 committee on Bill C-18, An Act to reorganize the Canadian Wheat Board and to ... Thank you very much for coming in, Bob, at this late evening hour. I applaud what you're doing as an organization. In fact, we use Farmers ...