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Conservative MP for Peace River—Westlock (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 69% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Whitecourt Star Local MP bashes federal budget Conservative MP Arnold Viersen, who represents Whitecourt and the surrounding area, harshly criticized the federal budget released on March 23. Viersen issued a press release on the day of the budget's release, specifically slamming its deficits ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Don't be too hard on him now @tomkmiec ;) https://t.co/Fv4dFvSi2B

Posted on Twitter @GerryRitzMP oh i'd say 29 billion or so.

Posted on Twitter Budget 2017 in a nutshell. #swingandamiss #cdnpoli https://t.co/EYwTCaIHzD

This week

Spoke in the House on Freedom of Speech Mr. Speaker, increasingly I hear from people who feel that political correctness is out of control. In Canada, the right to be offended is still enshrined ...

Spoke in the House on Role of Co-operatives Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to stand and speak to the motion that the government look into how co-ops have been developed and how ...

Posted on Twitter Trudeau Plan for democracy: -Fridays off -1 QP a week -Limit Debate Voice your opposition & sign petition… https://t.co/DKtl5G9Z66

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter 👏👏👏👌👌👌💯💯💯 https://t.co/WgVhDx9H7P

Posted on Twitter Broken Promises: 1. Balanced budget by 2019 2. Reduce small business tax rate 3. Run deficits less than 10 billi… https://t.co/PUEoKuwSLd

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy We had the ministry here last meeting, and they were saying there are a number of triggers that put a first nation into third party management. ...

Mentioned by Barrhead Leader Wynn's Law awaits third reading As you read last week, Peace River-Westlock MP Arnold Viersen was among those members of Parliament pushing for a change in the wording of existing legislation that would allow for the history of a known or career criminal to be disclosed in court ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project: (a) what are the details of any consultations or meetings which have been held with stakeholders, including ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you to our guests for being here this morning; it's much appreciated. In your opening comments you said the study is very timely. I was ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Conservative Party understands that parents know what is best for their children. We recognize the tragic impact of actions by past governments to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, the United States is based on the idea that people should be able to pursue life, liberty, and happiness or the enjoyment of their ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here today. I think I'll just continue right on in the same vein there. The whole legal ...

Spoke in the House on Shine a Light on Slavery Mr. Speaker, 10 years ago, on February 22, 2007, the House unanimously adopted former MP Joy Smith's Motion 153 and made a powerful statement to the ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, it is my privilege to rise to speak to Wynn's law as well. I would like to thank the member for St. Albert—Edmonton for ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I would like to use this opportunity to highlight one of the towns in my riding, and that is the town of Whitecourt, which ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our guests for being here as well. My questioning is for Dr. Alika Lafontaine, who has really given us ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. To our guests, thank you for your passionate testimony today. We have been dealing with this study now for several months. There ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register Health committee sets framework for study on violent porn impact OTTAWA – Conservative MP Arnold Viersen hopes Canada will launch a public health campaign against online violent pornography that will be as effective as the one against cigarette smoking.

Two months ago

Mentioned by Whitecourt Star Viersen asks for students' help with Question Period Whitecourt's local MP is offering students an opportunity to take part in Question Period. Peace River-Westlock Conservative MP Arnold Viersen announced his Build a Question project on Facebook this past Tuesday. The goal is to get students from grades ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... Good morning, everybody. It's a real honour and a privilege to be here today. I got to know many of you over the process of advocating ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to our guests for being here today. It's a great privilege to be able to listen to your testimony. ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) MP calls on government to tackle violent porn as it did tobacco Conservative MP Arnold Viersen told a Commons committee Tuesday that he wants to see the government adopt a “public health model” for warning youth about the dangers of violent or degrading online porn — similar to how the government worked at ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) MP calls on government to tackle violent porn as it did tobacco Conservative MP Arnold Viersen told a Commons committee Tuesday that he wants to see the government adopt a “public health model” for warning youth about the dangers of violent or degrading online porn — similar to how the government worked at ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Last week, on Monday, on November 21, we heard from the litigants in the Descheneaux v. Canada case. They were some of our first witnesses on ...