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

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter Met with Doug Keller-Hobson @Hope_Air charity. Flying #Okanagan families to the healthcare they need for 28 yrs. http://t.co/JbIDY4cZyE

Posted on Twitter Met with Doug Keller-Hobson @Hope_Air charity. Flying #Okanagan families to the healthcare they need for 28 yrs. http://t.co/WQZLit8KjE

Posted on Twitter Railway's officially-set selling price could be known by January - News - Mobile http://t.co/e2K8GkfRSS via @KelownaCourier

Posted on Twitter Kelowna soldiers, MP react to Ottawa shooting - News - Mobile http://t.co/wYHI7H7Bag via @KelownaCourier

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Canada has lost another soldier. My condolences to those he loved. We have seen many acts of bravery today.This tragedy will not weaken us.

This week

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Budget talk w. Michael Patterson @CDNParalympics Patricia Chafe @SkateCanada,Karri Dawson @TrueSportpur #sportmatters http://t.co/Cz7IFVPDIG

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks 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. ...

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

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 ...

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

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is always a privilege and honour to rise in the House. This morning I rise to speak on this historic free trade agreement ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to rise in the House. This morning I would like to table a petition on behalf of numerous constituents. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise to table two petitions on behalf of constituents. One petition is calling on Parliament to refrain from making ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, yesterday there was another senseless shooting, this time in Vancouver. Shots rang out in a midday gun battle in busy Yaletown, steps from the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is the home of some of the international award-winning wine, so I appreciate the opportunity to ask a question of my hon. colleague ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the two other petitions have to do with the leniency of Canada's impaired driving laws; and in the interests of public safety, the petitioners ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I have had a chance to speak in the House already on the importance of the Canada-Honduras free trade agreement for Canadians and also ...

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 ...