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Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

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

Today

Mentioned by Sputnik International Canadian Ethics Watchdog Reportedly Launches Investigation Into Prime Minister MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The commissioner, Mary Dawson, believes that Conservative member of parliament Blaine Calkins “set out reasonable grounds for the belief that the contravention has occurred,” in his complaint regarding potential violations of the ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com Ethics Commissioner launches investigation into Trudeau's vacation at Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas In a letter to Conservative MP Blaine Calkins on January 13, Dawson wrote: “In your letter, you refer to a January11, 2017, story in the National Post where it was reported that Mr. Trudeau was joined on the trip by another Member of Parliament, Mr ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Trudeau's private helicopter ride under investigation The federal ethics commissioner is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's use of a private helicopter during his winter vacation. Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson says in a letter to Conservative MP Blaine Calkins that Trudeau ...

Posted on Twitter I am pleased to see that Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson will be looking into this issue.... https://t.co/fj3BEw4zgY

Mentioned by News1130 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau under investigation by ethics watchdog Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson says in a letter to Conservative MP Blaine Calkins that Trudeau may have violated multiple sections of the federal ethics code when he hopped on a private chopper to reach a private island, both owned by the Aga Khan.

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Ethics watchdog opens probe into Trudeau's use of Aga Khan's private helicopter OTTAWA — The federal ethics commissioner is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's use of a private helicopter during his winter vacation. Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson says in a letter to Conservative MP Blaine Calkins that ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Ethics Commissioner probing Trudeau trip to Aga Khan's private island In a letter to Conservative MP Blaine Calkins on Jan. 13, Mary Dawson acknowledged the concerns about two potential breaches to federal rules: the fact that the Aga Khan's foundation lobbies the federal government and the use of a private helicopter by Mr.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter The leader of a nation with the third largest proven oil reserves in the world ought to be championing Canadian... https://t.co/AUuz55F0Og

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter 12 No minister of the Crown, minister of state or parliamentary secretary, no member of his or her family and no... https://t.co/MFFnkMYGMa

This week

Posted on Twitter Like and share if you disagree with the Liberal's Cash for Access scheme! https://t.co/ZCUXEKmgWN

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I’m afraid this isn’t going to end well for a lot of Canadians. https://t.co/VCEURAGOJ6

Posted on Twitter Please have a look at the following article, and tell me what you think.... https://t.co/qsKszn2Oi6

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it is that time of year again. That is right, Festivus is upon us and I am filled with the sentiments of Frank Costanza ...

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 in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, my point of order is arising out of question period in regard to the supplementary question I was asking. Mr. Speaker, if you check ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, we now know there is no one over at the Privy Council Office enforcing the rules set out in the Prime Minister's open and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fourth report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics ...

Spoke in the House on Musical Fundraising Mr. Speaker, it is my absolute honour to rise in the House today to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of the Central Alberta Homeschool Choir and the ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister promised that he would be open and transparent. It seems like he is only open if people pay the $1,500 cash ...

Spoke in the House on Liberal Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, there are reports of people smelling burnt toast on the Liberal front bench. Late last week, the Minister of Democratic Institutions was forced to ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I actually feel bad for the members across the way, the ones not in cabinet, and the ones who actually believed the Liberal government ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)