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Conservative MP for Peace River—Westlock (Alberta)

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

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Tragically #humantrafficking victims see little improvement in efforts to end modern day slavery since most interna… https://t.co/ParXaa0OCf

Posted on Twitter This thread 👇. https://t.co/McJ79dhN5Q

A month ago

Posted on Twitter 10 year forecast by @dpb_pbo on #Liberal 2018 budget. Debt charges: Doubling to $44 billion Overall expenses: Incr… https://t.co/PwxfpXvLUc

Mentioned by Fairview Post Liberals Dragging their feet on Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Submitted by Arnold Viersen, MP, Peace River-Westlock. Arnold Viersen, MP for Peace River–Westlock, is troubled that the Trudeau Government continues to drag its feet on the expansion project it approved in November 2016: As the Member of Parliament ...

Mentioned by Fairview Post Liberals Dragging their feet on Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Arnold Viersen, MP for Peace River–Westlock, is troubled that the Trudeau Government continues to drag its feet on the expansion project it approved in November 2016: As the Member of Parliament for a riding heavily dependent on the oil and gas ...

Posted on Twitter Can you believe this "rigorous business naming process" cost taxpayers $24,000 to drop 3 letters. Just another day… https://t.co/rmu9Hyj78c

Posted on Twitter “We’re also hopeful that the @liberal_party will look at this and say, ‘You know what? People don’t support pimps,… https://t.co/TnT4F03Ad7

Posted on Twitter Let’s not forget how we got here. Justin Trudeau blocked Northern Gateway, killed the Energy East, introduced new l… https://t.co/8HXgiLXu38

Mentioned by Toronto Sun More than 1 in 4 human trafficking victims under 18: StatsCan Alberta Conservative MP Arnold Viersen, one of the co-chairs of a new all-party parliamentary group to end human trafficking, said the report confirms the global trends showing human trafficking is getting worse, and that the victims are most often female.

Mentioned by The Epoch Times 1 in 4 Human Trafficking Victims in Canada Are Under 18 “We need a National Action Plan to combat human trafficking,” Alberta Conservative MP Arnold Viersen, who co-chairs of a parliamentary group to end trafficking, wrote on Twitter, July 6. The number of reported incidents each year has steadily increased.

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Mentioned by Fairview Post Arnold Viersen fears legalization of prostitution will lead to legalization of sex slavery ... https://actnow.io/CPvF1Tc; 2) Share this campaign on social media and encourage others to speak out to #ProtectPCEPA with the easy to use links on the campaign site. Thank you for helping to end sex trafficking in Canada. Sincerely, Arnold Viersen ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act The member is heckling me asking if my wife is okay with it. She is definitely okay with it. Let me tell the House, those firearms ...

Spoke in the House on Not In My City Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to highlight Not In My City, an initiative championed by a country music hall of fame honouree Paul ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the next petition is signed by hundreds of Canadians from Alberta, BC, and Yukon. These Canadians are concerned that Canada is the only nation ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you, Madam Chair, and welcome to our guests, particularly those from Loon River. I know that community well. Most of my questions will be directed ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to this opposition motion. This motion is about transparency, but it is also about the lack ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to expenditures related to accommodations, including operational and other expenses at such locations, for individuals who illegally or irregularly crossed the border: (a) what ...

Mentioned by South Peace News Families feeling pain, MP Viersen tells Grits Chris Clegg South Peace News. High Prairie's local voice in Parliament has stood up in Ottawa opposing the proposed federal carbon tax. Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen questioned the ruling Liberal government June 8 and called on Prime ...

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the voters of Ontario sent a clear message to this Prime Minister: they do not want his carbon tax. Last year, Saskatchewan rejected ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you, Lindsay, for being here today. I really appreciate it. I come from northern Alberta. Your organization would deal with a lot of first nation ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I would like to begin my speech this evening by talking about public safety and national security matters. Whenever I stand up in this ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Getting back to Chief Meneen, one thing I've heard about often is that, particularly in the case of private institutions, we've seen some housing boards close ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 Mr. Chair, we're going through this bill line by line right now. We have several amendments left to go—nearly a doorstop's worth—and that could change the ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Calgary Shepard. Bill C-75 is an enormous 302-page omnibus bill that includes major reforms ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve I'm not sure what the real thrust of this is. We didn't come to this study because we saw a major problem; we just wanted to ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes ... This gets back to the beginning: do you believe in the rule of law? Financial transparency is the law of the land. Travis is in some ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve I'm glad to hear that. You were mentioning that there are several on-reserve facilities already. How does a community go about acquiring the necessary funds to ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our guests for being here. It's much appreciated. Mr. Lafontaine, thank you for your service. We really appreciate ...