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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Saying one thing, doing the opposite. Business is what this country is built on. The private sector pays for the... https://t.co/W16rdLAmau

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats on a wonderful fireworks display in our nation's capital tonight Team Alberta! Fireworks Spectaculars... https://t.co/2A2UssXVOG

Posted on Twitter @brianlilley I commend you for your decision to move in a new direction.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter I would like to offer my best wishes to Premier Brad Wall who announced his retirement from politics today.... https://t.co/Y6mXZJ5394

Mentioned by Ponoka News Lacombe Afghanistan Memorial formally unveiled during ceremony Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins said, “Every once in while, when evil rears its head around the world, and it has real consequences for the people in it – we have to send our men and women. And there are consequences for those families here at ...

Mentioned by Ponoka News Lacombe Afghanistan Memorial formally unveiled during ceremony Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins said, “Every once in while, when evil rears its head around the world, and it has real consequences for the people in it – we have to send our men and women. And there are consequences for those families here at ...

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to be part of this project. There are so many people who contributed to the success of the... https://t.co/pMsZI0j42h

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Bashaw Star Lacombe Afghanistan Memorial formally unveiled during ceremony Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins said, “Every once in while, when evil rears its head around the world, and it has real consequences for the people in it – we have to send our men and women. And there are consequences for those families here at ...

Posted on Twitter Today, the Liberal government announced a new NAFTA Council to assist in Canadian negotiations on NAFTA, set to... https://t.co/b1vpSzoCSk

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Lacombe Afghanistan Memorial formally unveiled during ceremony Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins said, "Every once in while, when evil rears its head around the world, and it has real consequences for the people in it - we have to send our men and women. And there are consequences for those families here at home ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Lacombe Afghanistan Memorial formally unveiled during ceremony Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins said, "Every once in while, when evil rears its head around the world, and it has real consequences for the people in it - we have to send our men and women. And there are consequences for those families here at home ...

Mentioned by Lacombe Express Lacombe Afghanistan Memorial formally unveiled during ceremony Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins said, “Every once in while, when evil rears its head around the world, and it has real consequences for the people in it – we have to send our men and women. And there are consequences for those families here at ...

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, when it comes to appointments it is clear that, if people are not Liberal, they need not apply. Whether it is trying to reward ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2017-18 Madam Speaker, I heard the opening comments from my colleague across the way about how great the new Senate process has been for the Liberals. Then ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I was very interested to listen to my hon. colleague's speech. I thought, given her past experience as the director of appointments for the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, on behalf of my constituents and people from all over western Canada, several petitions. The first couple of ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments He has recused himself by appointing his House leader, who reports to him, on who should be appointed as the Ethics Commissioner. It sounds a little ...

Spoke in the House on (topic unknown) Madam Speaker, I listened very intently to my colleague's speech. My question for him in his capacity as a minister is not so much with respect ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, let us get this straight. After retiring from her Liberal cabinet post, she went to the Liberal Prime Minister's principal secretary to request a ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you very much, Mr. Long. I appreciate that. I'll take the round for the Conservatives for the next five minutes, if that's okay with my ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is currently under two investigations by the Ethics Commissioner for breaking the law. The current Ethics Commissioner is set to retire ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)