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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I am very pleased at the appointments our leader, Andrew Scheer has made. My colleagues are all principled and... https://t.co/aFhB2iVpzm

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I don’t know if you’ve ever tried to book a Christmas vacation 2 weeks before Christmas, but it certainly isn’t... https://t.co/PblpnmNGMi

Posted on Twitter A great day in the City of Red Deer to kick off Westerner Days Fair & Exposition. If you haven't had a chance to... https://t.co/0NHwL9CAz7

This week

Posted on Twitter Ethical Canadian energy is looking pretty good right now, hey? https://t.co/TV7oynFpC8

A week ago

Posted on Twitter This Friday, #GetOutside on National #GetOutsideDay! I encourage all Canadians to enjoy the great backyard we... https://t.co/ToYAcGFCk0

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Lacombe Globe Afghanistan Memorial arrives in Lacombe Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins, who spearheaded the project, said it was nice to see it arrive. More importantly, however, was its significance. “The real reason we wanted to do this, of course, is remembrance,” he said. “As a member of parliament, ...

Posted on Twitter What an absolutely beautiful day in Blackfalds, Alberta for the annual Summer Student Tea. Students that work in... https://t.co/kR322dUPpO

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ponoka News PHOTO: Calkins helps kick-off the Stampede week Stampede ready: Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins helped kick-off the Ponoka Stampede week June 26 during the association's media event at the Wolf Creek Golf Resort. Along with local dignitaries were a strong contingent of rodeo athletes and rodeo ...

A month ago

Mentioned by National Observer Conservative MP asks ethics watchdog to reconsider OK'ing Husky Energy hire Conservative MP Blaine Calkins rises on a point of order following Question Period in the House of Commons Tues. Dec. 13, 2016 in Ottawa. File photo by The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld. Previous story. Conservative MP Blaine Calkins wants the federal ...

Mentioned by Red Deer Advocate (subscription) Conservative MP asks ethics watchdog to reconsider OK'ing Husky Energy hire OTTAWA — Conservative MP Blaine Calkins wants the federal ethics watchdog to reconsider her decision to allow the former chief of staff to Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr to go work for a Calgary-based energy company.

Mentioned by 680 News Conservative MP asks ethics watchdog to reconsider OK'ing Husky Energy hire Conservative MP Blaine Calkins rises on a point of order following Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday December 13, 2016 in Ottawa. Calkins wants the federal ethics watchdog to reconsider her decision to allow the former chief of staff to ...

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

Mentioned by Grand River Sachem Re-examine Carr's ex-staffer, MP urges Dawson Conservative MP Blaine Calkins rises on a point of order following Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday December 13, 2016 in Ottawa. Calkins wants the federal ethics watchdog to reconsider her decision to allow the former chief of staff to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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)