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  • His favourite word is union.

Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Things that make you go hmmmmmmmmm...... https://t.co/qScVZKySmP

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it is clear that when someone wants something from the Liberal government, all one has to do is pay the entry fee to one ...

Voted No on Vote #167 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #166 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #165 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #164 That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, except any Vote disposed of ...

Voted No on Vote #163 That Vote 1b, in the amount of $10,825,154, under Privy Council Office — Program expenditures, in the Supplementary ...

Posted on Twitter Liberals are fooling no one but themselves https://t.co/gDRo6mtJ8T

Posted on Twitter Thanks you Lori Ackerman for this insightful, fact based analysis, which easily destroys all the falsely premised... https://t.co/qDjDW0cJz6

Posted on Twitter An effective opposition stands firmly on the shoulders of the Canadian people. Thank you, my fellow citizens, for... https://t.co/ue1ehbgBst

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, Canopy Growth Corporation, which two weeks ago had a market capitalization of over $1.7 billion, was co-founded by the former chief financial officer of ...

Posted on Twitter Want to get rich? Find out where well connected Liberals are investing, and do what they do, not what they say... https://t.co/dcRcMXZcez

This week

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, we are just trying to weed out the truth here. The Cannabis Friendly Business Association paid the entrance fee and got their 10 minutes ...

Posted on Twitter Today, The Liberal Government announced that they approved the Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project,... https://t.co/sMMO1fJRH6

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I wondered what kind of defence they would try to chuck across the floor today. It is obviously a lot different than the one ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, let me preface my comments by letting folks in the House and those who may be watching know that I was very proud in ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tories Rip Trudeau Over Fundraiser With 'Billionaire Communist Donors' Conservative MP Blaine Calkins said Trudeau broke the spirit of the law and his own ethical standards set out to cabinet ministers that they must avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest. "The Liberals don't have a problem following the ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca VIDEO: Tories turn up heat on Trudeau over private cash-for-access fundraiser Conservative MP Blaine Calkins said Trudeau broke the spirit of the law and his own ethical standards set out to cabinet ministers that they must avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest. ... Cultural Industry Association and the president ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I would like to read to you from a document, which states: Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries must ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, if that were the case, why did they vote against letting the Conflict of Interest Commissioner take a look at this in the first ...

Mentioned by Red Deer Express Locals meet with MPs on province's job market Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen sat down with local stakeholders in Red Deer last week to talk about the ongoing job crisis in Alberta. Blaine Calkins, MP for Red Deer-Lacombe was also onhand for the event, which was held last Friday at the ...

Mentioned by Ponoka News Locals meet with MPs on province's job market Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, along with Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins, sat down with local stakeholders in Red Deer last week to talk about the ongoing job crisis in Alberta, which was held Nov. 18 at the Sheraton Hotel. “As the jobs ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Trudeau defends fundraiser with Chinese businessmen who later donated $1M to father's foundation "The prime minister was the star attraction at this exclusive cash for access event with Chinese billionaires," said Tory MP Blaine Calkins during Tuesday's question period. "Zhang Bin is a political advisor to the Chinese government, and after ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, we learned today that 32 people, including Chinese billionaires, paid $1,500 to meet the Prime Minister at yet another cash for access event. Billionaire ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News MP's first question attacks carbon tax Motz walked into the House of Commons flanked by Rona Ambrose, Conservative Party interim leader, on his right and MP Blaine Calkins, Alberta Caucus chair on his left. There was hearty applause from MPs who were on their feet. Motz appeared choked ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy Act That's interesting. In the time I've spent in Parliament, I have had opportunities—as I'm sure many of my fellow members have—where a constituent comes to us ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Access to Information Act and Privacy Act Colleagues, if I may, I'd like to ask a few questions while we have some time. I seem to exercise this right probably more than I ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote 1 under Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, ... It's going to change. That's all I wanted to know. Thank you very much. Madam Commissioner, and your colleagues, thank you very much for coming. We ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Access to Information Act Great. Colleagues, if it's okay with you and I have nobody else on the list, may I ask a few questions. Is that okay? First of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Transfer of Information to the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Certainly, if you don't mind, and if that's okay with our colleagues. Other than myself, Mr. Boulerice, and Mr. Dusseault, I'm the only member of Parliament ...

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)