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Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

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

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon Compared to Washington.... In the time I've spent on the coast, in mark-selective fisheries, I've caught lots of chinooks that have had the adipose fin clipped. ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Matters Mr. Speaker, I am actually referring to testimony that just happened at the finance committee, where it has been alleged by one of the witnesses that ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon I'll get back to the fish ladder thing in a second. The next question I have for you is about hydrology. Did you have a before-and-after ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker,The outlook wasn't brilliant for Canadians that day; The debt stood at a trillion, too, and we lost our AAA; And when democracy died at ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, Canada's energy sector was devastated by the Liberal government long before COVID-19. Since 2015, the Alberta economy has been battered by the Liberal's job-killing ...

Spoke in the House on Further COVID-19 Measures Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to let the House know that I will be splitting my time with my hon. colleague from Haldimand—Norfolk and I look ...

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau recalled Parliament today in order to deal with emergency legislation related to COVID-19, but he ca… https://t.co/RjrUgyidL8

Two months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Impacts of COVID-19 on Fishing Industry Stakeholders Thank you, Chair. The 2019 salmon closures or salmon regulations were devastating for the guides, outfitters and sport fishers on the coast of B.C. My understanding ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, recently the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce surveyed its membership. Its membership has seen relatively low uptake in federal programs because they ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on the Government’s Response to the Big Bar Landslide I'd sure like to know that. Minister, in your opening comments, you were asked by Mr. Arnold about your five priorities. I notice that fishing regulation ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Impacts of COVID-19 on Fishing Industry Stakeholders I would welcome that. On April 9, the sport fishing advisory board submitted a proposal that would help to address the legitimate chinook conservation concerns, while ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business Usually consideration of draft reports is never done in a public meeting. I suppose we can do that if we choose to. I think these are ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter If you want to vote in the Conservative Party's leadership race, you need to purchase your membership before midnig… https://t.co/1g92vXxggt

Posted on Twitter @KerryLynneFindl, @BlakeRichardsMP and I have written to the Liberal government asking them to harmonize the reopen… https://t.co/sUaEXKGFWy

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, during the misinformation briefing, the public safety minister used Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom as examples for firearms policy. Does the public ...

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter @ParmGill My sincerest condolences to you and your family Parm.

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the government's fire management program around the Municipality of Jasper in Jasper National Park: (a) what specific measures have been identified as necessary ...

Posted on Twitter 2/2 and stock market activity in the marijuana sector. Mr. Nuttall and Mr. Calkins did not intend to suggest, and d… https://t.co/HkJ9H7Octf

Posted on Twitter In November of 2016, Alex Nuttall, then Member of Parliament for Barrie-Springwater-Oro Medonte, and Blaine Calkins… https://t.co/fnjVcONJrZ

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, in December, Jeffrey Kraft was murdered in Lacombe. The two accused are charged with second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and robbery with a ...

Spoke in the House on Peter Snelson Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute and express our sincerest condolences on the passing of Pete Snelson, a champion for freedom and liberty as ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Was it one hand? I thought it was six, but it is five. The member for Abbotsford, as a former trade minister, knows more about this ...

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

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)