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Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

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

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

This week

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, I was astounded that my colleague from Kenora would actually accuse someone like me of having mental health issues, because I am one of ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have in my hands a petition sent to me by numerous constituents in my riding who are calling on the government to condemn ...

Posted on Twitter Should third parties be allowed to use foreign money to pay for election advertising? I have put Bill C-406 forward… https://t.co/KJ9Yvfkotv

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the Liberal elections bill, Bill C-76, would do nothing to modernize our democratic process. In fact, this dangerous bill would encourage foreign entities to ...

Posted on Twitter Forge on Mercedes. You’re a trusted voice bringing the news to Canada from Ottawa. https://t.co/CniEoXqFCI

Mentioned by Whitehorse Star Firearms bill brings Alberta MP to town A Conservative MP will be wrapping up his trip to Whitehorse today to hear Yukoners' concerns about a federal bill aimed at tightening the country's firearms legislation. An avid hunter, fisherman and gun-owner himself, Alberta MP Blaine Calkins said ...

Mentioned by Whitehorse Star Firearms bill brings Alberta MP to town A Conservative MP will be wrapping up his trip to Whitehorse today to hear Yukoners' concerns about a federal bill aimed at tightening the country's firearms legislation. An avid hunter, fisherman and gun-owner himself, Alberta MP Blaine Calkins said ...

Posted on Twitter @UberFacts I’m sure it works in reverse too, which explains Question Period....

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Glad to see one of hockey’s great players get his name on the cup! There are many great players who didn’t! Marcel… https://t.co/ItympaFjXd

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 Chair, while I appreciate Ms. May's intervention, I'm not quite as confident as she is, although I think she does make a good point. However, I'm ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 Thank you, Chair. One of the things this committee heard about, particularly in the testimony of Dr. Gary Mauser, Professor Emeritus, is the fact that in ...

Spoke in the House on Ponoka Stampede Mr. Speaker, on June 26, the town of Ponoka, Alberta will open its doors to the entire world as the Ponoka Stampede begins. The Ponoka Stampede ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Conservative MP cites First Nations, veterans to oppose lifetime screening in gun bill Alberta Conservative MP Blaine Calkins, speaking in support of a Conservative amendment proposing limiting the lifetime review to only first-time licence applicants, warned Liberal MPs if the measure goes ahead as planned, a prominent Canadian such as ...

Posted on Twitter @MPMarilynGladu It was a hoot! Thanks Larry! Great team!

Posted on Twitter I don’t remember....... Or do I......? (cue twilight zone music....) https://t.co/0sRdWyWS30

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I would like to draw to the attention of the House a matter concerning the notice of time allocation regarding Bill C-59. Bill C-59 ...

Mentioned by Lacombe Express MP Calkins responds to discontinuation of postal services in Bentley Someone in the crowd said a representative from Canada Post should be there, but Moffatt-Toews explained the postmasters in attendance all worked for Canada Post and were part of CPAA. Blaine Calkins, MP Red Deer – Lacombe also got on board with ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-406, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (foreign contributions). Madam Speaker, I am certainly pleased to stand in ...

Spoke in the House on Instruction to Committee on Bill C-71 Madam Speaker, I really appreciate the opportunity to stand in the House of Commons to represent the fine people of Red Deer—Lacombe, many of whom are ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-406 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (foreign contributions)

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by LacombeOnline.com (press release) (blog) Calkins takes Bentley postal service fight to Ottawa In his Members' Statement to the House of Commons on Thursday, Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins called on the federal government to restore full postal services in the Town of Bentley. Following is the text of Mr. Calkins' statement. Mr. Speaker,.

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I appreciate the witnesses' testimony here. I have questions for all of you. I'm hoping to get to them. I ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, today I rise in the House in support of the Town of Bentley, which just two weeks ago was told its retail postal services ...

Mentioned by Red Deer Advocate Watch: Purchase of Trans Mountain pipeline condemned Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins said Enbridge and TransCanada, companies that had to pull out of the Northern Gateway and Energy East pipeline projects, will be wondering what happened to their compensation. “Everybody in Alberta wants this pipeline ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Sneddon, I believe it was you who responded to an earlier question about the chief firearms officer being able ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 They aren't in Alberta; it's illegal. That calibre is actually illegal. This is a sport shooting firearm, for the most part, I would argue, and so ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 That was very interesting testimony today. I want to thank both of you for being here. There's a question I have for you, Mr. Gaudreault. I ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-71 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the officials for being here. They've been here for the whole time. The minister has now left, but ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-59 I can assure you that it might actually go that way. Anyway, I digress. Mr. Chair, in the discussion we had when the Minister of National ...

More than three months ago

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)