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Conservative MP for Kelowna—Lake Country (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 57.40% of the vote.

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all 2014 Shaw @RocketFund nominees&the prize winners awarded by @ShellyGloverMIN #ShawRocketPrize http://t.co/5gxGBCMFPN

Posted on Twitter Where's the best beef? Ask one of BC's best. Andrea Van Iterson & August Bremner from #National Cattle Feeders Assoc. http://t.co/Be5AYMf899

Posted on Twitter Met some wonder Canadian Nurses with home solutions to improve #seniors health. More info: CNA-AIIC.CA #homeishealth http://t.co/ckaBND3wFG

Posted on Twitter Thx Joshua Holmes&Nicholas Dittrich 4 sharing your Type1 life stories. @JDRF_Canada day on Hill. #NEEDACURE #Kelowna http://t.co/b2Vcy2zzE3

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Lake Country food bank needs your vote http://t.co/wUtPEU5V0w via @KelownaCourier

Posted on Twitter #GoC invests $200M in metal heath initiatives for CAF personnel,Veterans&their families in #Kelowna & across #Canada http://t.co/0RPFsZ3Nev

This week

Spoke in the House on Municipal Elections 2014 Mr. Speaker, local governments across the province of B.C. held elections this past weekend. I would like to thank all individuals who put their names forward ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I sat on the veterans affairs committee several years ago and veterans are near and dear to my heart and to constituents across our ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, with one in five jobs in Canada dependent on exports, our government understands the importance of opening new markets. That is why we have ...

Spoke in the House on Poppy Campaign Mr. Speaker, tomorrow as we approach Remembrance Day our Kelowna—Lake Country community will come together to join Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26 in Kelowna and Branch ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, last week we were standing in this House in unity among all parties. The Prime Minister said that we were in opposition but we ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to speak to this important free trade agreement and to share my time with the hard-working member for Don Valley ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, as a member of the Kelowna Sunrise Rotary Club, I have heard first-hand from my constituents that they are concerned with the living conditions ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague across the way for his comments on this very important issue. Like the member and all Canadians, we are very ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. When I read this, I thought “this is capital NDP protectionism at its finest”. I can't believe you would even propose this. ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... That's fair enough. Thank you very much. Ms. Campbell, thanks for your compliments to our former chair and also your welcome to our new chair, who ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Bill ... Thanks for the clarification. Mr. Stanford, I always enjoy listening to your presentation. I don't always agree on the perspectives, but I appreciate your thoughtfulness. I'd ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement Okay. I thought I only had five minutes. I appreciate that. Again, on one element of the benefits, I know that some of the folks were ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Positive Effects of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks, Minister Fast and Ms. Bincoletto, for appearing at our committee this morning. As you alluded in your opening comments, Minister Fast, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan I've been on the committee for just over eight years. In 2006 we had trade agreements with five countries, and now we have 43 and we're ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses. It's great to have you here and appreciate the experience you've shared with the committee about the ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks again to our witnesses for being here. Thank you for your comments. It's the first meeting we've had on this very ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net MP Ron Cannan, Summerhill CEO Ezra Cipes and International Trade Minister ... Kelowna-Lake Country MP, Ron Cannan and federal International Trade Minister, Ed Fast were in Kelowna Friday extolling the virtues of the recently signed free trade agreement between Canada and South Korea. Friday's media event and photo op was ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net MP Ron Cannan, Summerhill CEO Ezra Cipes and International Trade Minister ... Kelowna-Lake Country MP, Ron Cannan and federal International Trade Minister, Ed Fast were in Kelowna Friday extolling the virtues of the recently signed free trade agreement between Canada and South Korea. Friday's media event and photo op was ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Vets lose office battle not the war Kelowna-Lake Country MP, Ron Cannan says he is not hearing a lot of negative feedback from veterans in his riding as the local Veteran's Affairs Office ticks through its final day. Photo: Castanet Staff - File Photo. Kelowna-Lake Country MP, Ron Cannan.

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Letter: Canada's government anything but democratic Prime Minister Stephen Harper will tell Dan Albas (Conservative MP for Okanagan-Coquihalla) how to vote on the Reform Bill C-559, just like Harper will continue to tell Albas, Ron Cannan (Conservative MP for Kelowna-Lake Country), and all the other ...

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Political switcheroo: Take it all away then give a smidgen back Thankfully, in his most recent MP's Report (Dec. 17), Kelowna-Lake Country MP Ron Cannan refrained from only parroting the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) talking points as he did when he suggested the government's solution to poverty of seniors is to ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Veterans meeting with MP Cannan Local veterans, members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada and Union of Veterans Affairs Employees met with Kelowna-Lake Country MP, Ron Cannan today (Thursday) with concerns over the closure of the Kelowna Veteran's Affairs office. The office ...