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

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Beautiful day for the #Okanagan Historical Society picnic celebrating #Rutland Pioneers @Steve4Kelowna @NormLetnick http://t.co/P628GnmZzY

A week ago

Posted on Twitter With Ag Minister Ritz @ #PNWER promoting Cdn Ag COOL is a solution to a problem that did not exist" #cdnpoli #Kelowna http://t.co/6ZGrvdym30

Posted on Twitter Tough being a judge for the 1st annual Barefoot on the Boardwalk fundraiser-Soles 4 Souls! Many caring #Kelowna feet! http://t.co/PQoogFByWC

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to 16 yr old Josh Zakala from #Kelowna for placing 1st in the Across the Lake Swim! @CastanetNews http://t.co/l19o2XyGMm

Posted on Twitter Great morning in the #Okanagan for the start of the 2.1km across the lake swim. About 900 swimmers!. Thx volunteers! http://t.co/Bq2CD3KD31

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Brooke Mapstone & Melissa Curatolo - #Kelowna Lady of the Lake & Princess for 2014! Exciting year ahead! http://t.co/Ch4eKeRGju

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two 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 in the House on TD Scholarship for Community Leadership Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to congratulate Miss Freya Kellet, a scholar from Okanagan Mission Secondary School in my riding of Kelowna—Lake Country, who this ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadian consumers, employers, businessmen, and tradespeople are all part of a national economy and a united country, but for certain sectors, it can be ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Bullying Awareness Mr. Speaker, beginning in April 2014, in St. John's, Newfoundland, Ralph Morrison, of Kelowna, British Columbia, began a cross-Canada road trip to raise awareness of the ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table seven petitions for the iCANdonate campaign. The petitions are from numerous Canadians asking the government to review thoroughly and change ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... I just had a meeting yesterday afternoon with Colombia's ambassador to Canada. You don't have to look very far; we concluded a free trade agreement with ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Thursday, April 10th Gildan, the Canadian manufacturer, would be tariff-free and they would have a level playing field with the U.S. and the European Union. Canadian beef and pork ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Committee Business Thank you. I have a question for Ms. Oliva. Thank you for being here as well, and thank you for continuing on in your caring, compassionate ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Benefits for Canada of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome back, Mr. Neve, it's always good to see you. To Ms. Kutulakos, welcome to our committee. I want to jump right ...

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 ...