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Conservative MP for Peace River—Westlock (Alberta)

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

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak in support of the softwood lumber industry. All of us, in some aspect of our lives, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted Yes on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Aerospace Industry Mr. Speaker, we expect support for Alberta, not Alabama. Yesterday, Bombardier announced that the French company Airbus would receive a majority stake in the Bombardier C ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I usually say it is my pleasure to rise to speak, but today I definitely question why we have to be here to discuss ...

Voted No on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Posted on Twitter Liberals: But it’s ok cuz Min of Finance works closely w/ Ethics Commissioner Rest of Canada: Or Cabinet Ministers could follow the rules 🤔

Posted on Twitter Does #dayofthegirl's theme Claim Your Place apply to @RachaelHarderMP, or only to women who pass @JustinTrudeau's value's test? #awkward

Posted on Twitter After @JustinTrudeau's Liberals deny @RachaelHarderMP her place, they email us about #DayoftheGirl's theme: Claim Your Place @jonkay @acoyne

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Agency Act Mr. Speaker, Bill C-315 is an amazing bill. I really appreciate the fact that it is only two pages long. It goes to what we would ...

Posted on Twitter Honoured to rise in the House of Commons & support the @MooseHide_BC to end violence against women & girls. https://t.co/OsUeCdya3F

Spoke in the House on Moose Hide Campaign Mr. Speaker, I rise today to draw attention to the Moose Hide Campaign. Six years ago Paul Lacerte, a member of the Cariboo Clan, founded the ...

Posted on Twitter You can support Jessica Klymchuk's family & children here: https://t.co/wivBElsVHB. #LasVegasShooting

Posted on Twitter Great app you have made. Look forward to using it. https://t.co/9t7dbqZzoi

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our guests for being here today. I'd like to point out that the name of the ministry we scrutinize ...

Spoke in the House on Jessica Klymchuk Mr. Speaker, I am heartbroken that Jessica Klymchuk, a member of our community, was one of the victims of the horrific events in Las Vegas. Jessica ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will read from the Liberal platform from two years ago. It states, “For Parliament to work best, its members must be free to ...

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Madam Speaker, one of the things we hear over and over again is about a percentage of protected area. That we need to reach a certain ...

Mentioned by APTN News Conservative MPs want PCO officials to testify on MMIW inquiry Conservative MP Arnold Viersen said last week's testimony from inquiry commissioners required further clarification from PCO officials. “The commissioners indicated frustrations in the technical functions of the commission,” said Viersen, who is a ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Briefing on the Progress of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our guests for being here today. Whenever we're dealing with these topics I always like to put a face ...

Mentioned by Peace River Record Gazette Viersen promoted to new portfolio In advance of the fall session of Parliament, Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen has been given the new role of Deputy Shadow Cabinet Minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development. MP Maxime Bernier is the new Shadow Cabinet ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements The border between Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories, and B.C. and the Northwest Territories is all grey, yet I imagine there ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by South Peace News PICs – Politicians appear at parade Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen made sure he had candy to hand out along the parade route. Note his hat supporting Jason Kenney. Big Lakes County Reeve Ken Matthews took the opportunity to “fish” along the parade route to promote the ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Work conditions 'killing us,' says Alberta Mountie pleading for Ottawa's help Cpl. James Smith in the Valleyview detachment was among six members and three of their spouses to meet with Conservative MP Arnold Viersen Tuesday. He also defied the RCMP Act by adding his voice to a growing wave of protest across the country.

Mentioned by Barrhead Leader Open for business ... Aquatics Centre celebrated its grand opening this week with speeches from Westlock-Morinville-Barrhead MLA Glenn van Dijken, Town of Barrhead mayor Gerry St. Pierre, County of Barrhead reeve Doug Drozd, Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our guests for being here today. In your opening statement, you talked about the “unqualified support” of the three ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill S-3 This comes back to what is stated on your birth certificate, and that's really what we're dealing with, and not so much if you have.... You ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... One of the interesting things about this is that we're dealing with an aspect of the Indian Act. I come from an automotive background, and sometimes ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2017-18: Votes 1a, 10a and L20a under Department of ... —so when the lines on the map get decided, does that then come with all the resource development that's happened in that area, with all the ...

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 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 ...