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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter How to order off a wine list like a pro? I first ask for #Okanagan #BC or #Canadian wines. Check video for more tips! http://t.co/ichvVnmIvD

This week

Posted on Twitter Honour to present Veteran Ed Jackson from #Kelowna with a certificate & pin in appreciation of his service in WW2! http://t.co/AstgFo47RO

Posted on Twitter Thanks @timbenwell. A great time for a great cause @Christmas concert for Kate. http://t.co/BChCpi9UJ8

Posted on Twitter Read Infographic:Canadian Digital Media Trends.Internet of Things edition @cdmn http://t.co/m8fMZpxKwL #DigitalCanada http://t.co/J506WYuYNh

Posted on Twitter Honoured to join Rabbi Hecht of Chabad #Okanagan & familes to light 1st Chanukah candle in the festival of lights! http://t.co/M83TD4bcJ0

Posted on Twitter Take a few minutes to read this great journalism exposing foreign funding of Canadian anti-resource not-for-profits http://t.co/kUpaBJukTL

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) Will Ron Cannan stand up for transparency, accountability? Local member of Parliament Ron Cannan couldn't have been clearer when he said: “Strengthening accountability and transparency was part of the government's promise to Canadians when we were first elected in 2006.We continue to move forward as an ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise on behalf of numerous British Columbians to table a petition that refers to over 200 million missing girls worldwide. This femicide has ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

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 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. ...

Three months ago

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 ...