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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 71% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter He admires China's basic dictatorship. His words. He said it, because he meant it. This is not where Canadians... https://t.co/SxjqyR2ULw

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @Jerobyn10 your choice in schools is a matter for the people of Alberta, choose your MLA wisely. Your PM should have no say in this matter.

This week

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the @LacombeGenerals who are @AllanCup bound! https://t.co/ZwdRcuRgub

Posted on Twitter Liberal Minster Brison was invited to come to the access to information and ethics committee to discuss this very... https://t.co/jPzaaznoRM

Posted on Twitter @RonLiepert asks @jimcarr_wpg a question & @cathmckenna answers. Then he asks @Bill_Morneau a question and @jimcarr_wpg answers. #cdnpoli

Mentioned by rdnewsnow.com Youth HQ gets Commons shout-out from MP Calkins The recently rebranded Youth HQ in Red Deer received some recognition in the House of Commons on Thursday. Red Deer - Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins took some time during Members Statements to note the name change and the centre's longevity, ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Youth Programs in Central Alberta Mr. Speaker, the Red Deer Youth and Volunteer Centre has a new name. Youth HQ is a network of services available to youth in central Alberta, ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it is the first time the PCO has needed private island guidelines. The Prime Minister has increased taxes on Canadians who use Uber or ...

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 My question in the House today https://t.co/1r7QcyB6jr

Spoke in the House on Leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise today on behalf of the Alberta Conservative caucus to congratulate our friend and former colleague, Jason Kenney. Over ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister thinks he is elected royalty and Canadians should lavish him with exotic island vacations, nannies, and a jet-setting lifestyle. The Prime ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, lots of Canadian families travel by plane on a special getaway once a year. On these flights, one could buy a sandwich or maybe ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tories Slam $127K Tab For Trudeau's Trip To Aga Khan's Private Bahamas Island Tory MP Blaine Calkins rose in question period Tuesday to respond to documents tabled in Parliament, at the request of his colleagues, detailing the costs of Trudeau's trip over the Christmas break. The trip is being investigated by the ethics watchdog ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, we know that governing is hard, and there is more to it than taking selfies and holding hands. The Liberals have failed to make ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I really appreciate the opportunity to share time with my esteemed colleague who just spoke, who has proudly represented the folks at CFB Petawawa ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Ponoka News MP Calkins throws support in for Erin O'Toole Conservative MP Blaine Calkins (Red Deer – Lacombe) has officially declared his support for Conservative Leadership Candidate, Erin O'Toole (Durham). “It is important to me that the Conservative Party of Canada has a Leader who understands how to ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the lobbying commissioner is clearly looking at lobbyists who are lobbying the Prime Minister, which only makes sense as the Prime Minister and the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Conservatives face off against Liberals in charity hockey game Conservative team members and MPs Ben Lobb, Blaine Calkins, and Alex Nuttall chat before the friendly charity hockey match. The Hill ... In the Liberal dressing room, MP Stéphane Lauzon speaks to former Ontario Liberal MPP Jean-Marc Lalonde. The Hill ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Conservatives face off against Liberals in charity hockey game Conservative team members and MPs Ben Lobb, Blaine Calkins, and Alex Nuttall chat before the friendly charity hockey match. The Hill ... In the Liberal dressing room, MP Stéphane Lauzon speaks to former Ontario Liberal MPP Jean-Marc Lalonde. The Hill ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) The next question I have for you—and I'll go directly to you—has to do with paragraph 25 of your submission to the OPC. You mention the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) I'm going to call this meeting to order. I see quorum at the table. I know we have a few members who are still coming in. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) I don't think there's anything here that will be terribly.... I received a letter from the chair of the Liaison Committee asking us if we have ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) I call the meeting to order. For those of you who believe in the motto “better late than never”, I am certainly glad to get this ...

Mentioned by Ponoka News Local MP's push leads to investigation of PM An investigation was launched earlier this month on the country's top politician regarding an alleged conflict of interest following a request from Ponoka's federal representative. Red Deer-Lacombe Conservative MP Blaine Calkins — who is also the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) I call the meeting to order. Good morning, colleagues. This is the last meeting we'll have, I think, before the impending adjournment of the House of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy Act Thanks, Mr. Saini. If colleagues will permit me, I have a few questions myself. Obviously, Canada is member of Interpol. My question is for those of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Good morning, colleagues. I don't really want to start without our colleague from the NDP, but this meeting is likely going to be a very short ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy Act Colleagues, that brings to an end this particular discussion with our esteemed panellists, our guests here today. Thank you, Mr. Molloy and Mr. Murray, for coming ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-525 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public Service Labour Relations Act (certification and revocation — bargaining agent)