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Conservative MP for Peace River—Westlock (Alberta)

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted No on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted No on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Mentioned by The Christian Institute Campaign Life Coalition Thousands of pro-life activists marched on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, to show their support for the lives of the unborn, in a demonstration last week. The 20th annual National March for Life was ... Arnold Viersen, an Alberta MP said: “Human ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, municipal leaders in my riding are raising alarms on the impacts of the Liberal carbon tax. The mayor of Woodlands County, Jim Rennie, states, ...

Posted on Twitter Mayors like @Maryann_Chichak & @JimRennieWC R not happy with the #CarbonTax. It hurts rural folks the hardest and i… https://t.co/7yEgM7SvPM

Posted on Twitter Thank you @RonaAmbrose for all you've done for our party and for Canadians! All the best to you and JP and the kids! https://t.co/zq7uRkC35h

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Softwood Lumber Mr. Speaker, companies like Millar Western in my riding will be subject to a 20% tariff on all lumber exports to the United States. Truck drivers, ...

Spoke in the House on Mother's Day Mr. Speaker, it is Mother's Day weekend, so let us take a minute to remember the lessons mothers teach us. Mothers teach us to treat everyone ...

Mentioned by Lifesite Abortion was legalized in Canada 48 years ago. Today, thousands marched for life “Human beings have human rights,” Conservative Alberta MP Arnold Viersen told the crowd. “Human rights begin when the human being begins. Science tells us when the human being begins: human beings begin at conception. Therefore we must defend ...

Posted on Twitter Today is the National #MarchforLife. Join us in upholding human rights & dignity for all. https://t.co/3nggj4jYaV

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have been in contact with an Afghan vet from my riding. He has definitely disclosed his disfavour with the comments made by the ...

Posted on Twitter Lets go boys!!!! Retweet if you think the @EdmontonOilers will win Game 7!! https://t.co/FCQOHLXZEc

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here today. It is much appreciated. I know you have a busy schedule, and it's early in ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Alberta Junior Hockey League Championship Mr. Speaker, I stand here today to fulfill a wager that I made with my colleague from Bow River. Our local hockey teams, the Whitecourt Wolverines ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Madam Speaker, it is my privilege to stand today to speak to the privilege motion. I would like to start by recognizing that yesterday was the ...

Posted on Twitter #teamscheer !! https://t.co/lCI8mOsD9b

Posted on Twitter Thank you to all the incredible volunteers across Peace River - Westlock who make a difference in lives of others.… https://t.co/hMwCDC5ZMz

A month ago

Mentioned by Westlock News MP calls C-46 half-baked Peace River-Westlock MP Arnold Viersen says the Liberal government's plan to legalize marijuana is a half-baked scheme. In an April 19 press release, Viersen said Bill C-46, the legislation for legalization of marijuana, does not address the harms of ...

Mentioned by B.C. Catholic Newspaper Study seeks to understand effects of violent sexually explicit material Photo caption: The House of Commons Health Committee has wrapped up hearings of witnesses on the impact of violent pornography. MP Arnold Viersen hopes the Committee report will include recommendations for a public health strategy that includes ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register Committee: public health strategy needed to combat violent pornography The Committee completed hearing witnesses April 11 in a study prompted by Conservative MP Arnold Viersen's private member's Motion C-47 to “examine the public health effects of the ease of access and viewing of online violent and degrading sexually ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register Committee: public health strategy needed to combat violent pornography A House of Common's Health Committee completed hearing witnesses April 11 regarding Conservative MP Arnold Viersen's Motion C-47 regarding violent online pornography. Photo courtesy of Dying with Dignity ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present petitions signed by Canadians from Westlock in my riding. These petitioners are concerned that assisted suicide creates new opportunities ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our guests for being here today. I'm pleased to have representatives from Enbridge here. One of the things we ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... Thank you. Cordelia, I know you talked about how we cannot legislate or incarcerate our way out of this issue. Could you make comparisons to other ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Privatization Act Mr. Speaker, due to the fact that my debate was cut into two pieces, I will reiterate a bit of what I was saying before. I ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to our guests for being here today. This is an important topic. At the last meeting, I said that ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Public Health Effects of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on ... That's been my experience as well. It seems that the Canadian context is that the first age of exposure is about nine years old, and it's ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our guests for being here today. It's much appreciated. I'm going to go into a vein similar to the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to our guests for being here today. It's much appreciated. One of the things we've heard repeatedly in this ...

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. ...