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  • His favourite word is salmon.

Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 80% of the vote.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, provinces have been setting out measurable goals and benchmarks for when they are lifting public health measures. This gives businesses the ability to plan ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to present three petitions to the House on behalf of more than 24,000 independent travel advisers, 12,000 of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted Yes on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted No on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted No on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted No on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the RCMP's Auxiliary Program for the K Division: (a) has a decision been made related to the resumption of allowing (i) tier two ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Red Deer Indian Industrial School was one of the first iterations of what would become the residential school system. Like residential schools, terrible ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Madam Speaker, the Prime Minister has announced that next week he will be travelling to Europe for in-person meetings. He has been able to attend these ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Madam Speaker, I disagree very much with the previous three speakers, so much so that I am not even sure I am going to refer to ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon I think we should be careful. Not all stocks are in decline. I'll agree, and everybody at this table would agree, that certain stocks are in ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Corporate Offshore Licences Ms. Sonnenberg, I see you nodding your approval. I would imagine we'll get a written response. We now know what lightning sounds like on a Zoom ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to join the proceedings virtually to seek clarification from the Liberal government on the response from the Minister of Public ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Frozen at Sea Spot Prawns I have a point of order, too, Mr. Chair. I know that it's not my job to tell people who they are or what they are ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to be in the chamber today to speak to Bill C-30, the Liberals' budget implementation act. It has been more ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon Thank you, Chair. I'm going to ask questions of every one of you, and I'd like you to note the question. If you don't have an ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon Fin, my questions are for you. Congratulations, by the way, on your new role with the provincial government. As you know, last December Minister Jordan released ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Frozen at Sea Spot Prawns Thank you. I would respectfully say in response to Mr. Hardie's comments that the issue at hand isn't the slow-roasting of departmental officials whose salary and ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon I want to talk to you a little bit about the comment you made about the nidovirus insofar as hatcheries. You said that it's found in ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Implementation of Mi’Kmaq Treaty Fishing Rights to Support a Moderate Livelihood Chair, I am loath to bring it up, but given what's transpired at this committee today, while this committee has had generally cordial, if not friendly ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-289 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing)

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter Tom Brady just won the Super Bowl with the Buccaneers! Hey Tom, if you want to do something impressive, go to Miami… https://t.co/xxo3OUfudQ

Posted on Twitter 11:20 remaining in the second quarter. I’m new to NFL football, and I don’t understand what’s happening. The game h… https://t.co/qMekkA4FXn

Posted on Twitter This thread is worth the read https://t.co/J2WBHNzd9M

Posted on Twitter Interesting take. It’s good to remember where we came from. #lestweforget https://t.co/jecwLFYla4

Posted on Twitter The Trudeau Liberals escape account ability while the NDP drive the getaway car.... https://t.co/PEU7XhrdeV

Posted on Twitter @JimShockey_ 71.5

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-458 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing principles – remote emergency medical or police services)

Mentioned by National Observer Feds refuse to disclose details of Russian meddling in Canadian elections It is refusing to respond to a written question from Alberta Conservative MP Blaine Calkins, who had pointed out that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in September that there was not "much direct interference" by Russia in the 2015 federal election.

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Feds refuse to disclose details of Russian meddling in Canadian elections It is refusing to respond to a written question from Alberta Conservative MP Blaine Calkins, who had pointed out that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in September that there was not "much direct interference" by Russia in the 2015 federal election.

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Alberta Conservative MPs ask for use of force leeway in rural crime "Folks are afraid to go to sleep at night in some areas," Blaine Calkins, the Conservative MP for Red Deer-Lacombe, told the Calgary Eyeopener on Thursday. "There're repeat break-ins to their property, anything from people driving by, stealing gas ...

Mentioned by The Logic Feds refuse to disclose details of Russian interference in Canadian elections The federal government declined to provide any information in response to Conservative MP Blaine Calkins' question about specific instances of Russian involvement in the 2015 election, citing an exemption in legislation that allows the government to ...

Mentioned by 95.7 News Thursday's Games It is refusing to respond to a written question from Alberta Conservative MP Blaine Calkins, who had pointed out that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in September that there was not “much direct interference” by Russia in the 2015 federal election.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Alberta Conservative MPs ask for use of force leeway in rural crime "Folks are afraid to go to sleep at night in some areas," Blaine Calkins, the Conservative MP for Red Deer-Lacombe, told the Calgary Eyeopener on Thursday. "There're repeat break-ins to their property, anything from people driving by, stealing gas ...

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

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)