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Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #657 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #656 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #655 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #654 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

A week ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-59 I categorically refute what Ms. Damoff has said. To suggest that a vote against this particular clause means that somehow you're in favour of torture is ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, yesterday I heard again from oil and gas sector workers and their families, and they are still scared. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister was in ...

Posted on Twitter @UAlberta When you’re explaining, you’re losing. Profoundly disappointed with this choice by my alma mater.

Mentioned by Pipestone Flyer Changing self-defence laws not an easy process Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins has been working on this very issue of rural crime with several MPs and has been speaking with area residents to determine the biggest concern. Changing self-defence laws is not an easy task. Calkins says rural ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Red Deer Advocate UPDATED: Red Deer MPs worry about Trans Mountain delay Red Deer's Conservative MPs say a solution to move the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project forward can't come quick enough. “This is about as serious as it gets,” said Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins after speaking at the Red Deer & District ...

Posted on Twitter Team Calkins wore jerseys today and left sticks outside the office. Ottawa staff and volunteers joined other staff… https://t.co/7tXp2nCt5F

Posted on Twitter Excited to speak at @ELUESchool today about my role as a Member of Parliament. Thank you so much for inviting me! https://t.co/j5oZ8D1LFq

Posted on Twitter It is a pleasure to be here this morning. Thanks to @RedDeerChamber for hosting this great event. https://t.co/xqgudlcAnJ

Posted on Twitter Isn’t this the Prime Minister’s job, not the leader of the third party who doesn’t even have a seat in the House of… https://t.co/uLgrM00fE2

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada HuffPost Canada's 'Backbenchers' Episode 3: Parliament's Great Vote-A-Thon Of 2018 The overnight voting marathon in Parliament went on so long that Conservative MP Blaine Calkins, left, had enough time to write a song about it. Ah, spring! It's a time for rejuvenation! For hope! And in Parliament's case, for political stunts that ...

Mentioned by rdnewsnow.com Calkins joins Conservative statement on rural crime Red Deer – Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins was one of three Conservative Members of Parliament to issue a joint statement in the House of Commons last week regarding rural crime in Canada. The statement reads, “Canada's Conservatives believe that the safety ...

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to meeting with @RedDeerChamber and its members on April 12th. https://t.co/HhGMsWDKvp

Mentioned by Todayville.com Opposing PM Trudeau, Red Deer MP Blaine Calkins takes to song… This week Red Deer MP Blaine Calkins took to Facebook and recorded a little ditty that's been seen over 70,000 times so far. Here's his post.. and the video he made of what appears to be an original song! Holding the Liberals to accountWe're voting ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise in my place today to talk about this important issue. It is nice to see an injustice done ...

Mentioned by Todayville.com Red Deer MP's and Conservative opposition calling for federal assessment of rural crime rate Ottawa, Ontario – Conservative Members of Parliament Shannon Stubbs (Lakeland), Blaine Calkins (Red Deer – Lacombe), and Pierre Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg – Haute-St. Charles) today issued the following statement regarding rural crime in Canada: “Canada's ...

Spoke in the House on Rural Crime “Canada's crime index rises for 1st time in 12 years, lifted by spike in Alberta”, “Landowners are free prey”, and “Elderly man beaten, robbed on rural ...

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Mr. Speaker, it is truly a pleasure for me to rise and to consume about 30 minutes of this House's time on this issue. I will ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-59 Here's my question, and it's not meant to be in any way a slight against the fantastic people we have. I'm sure we have the best ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, yesterday we learned the individual at the heart of the Facebook data leak, Christopher Wylie, was a long-time Liberal staffer. We know the Prime ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, in a couple of hours, this House will begin voting for about 30 hours on a ways and means motion, because the Liberal government ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Use of Ion Mobility Spectrometers by Correctional Services Canada Mr. Chair, just before I start questioning our excellent witnesses here, I have a question for the clerk. At a previous meeting of this committee, I ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Interim Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canada Border Services Agency, ... With all due respect, my job as a parliamentarian is to hold the government to account, and the Prime Minister is asking me to believe a ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-59 Thank you. I have two questions that I'm sure will consume the entirety of the five minutes. The question that I have for you, Mr. Day, ...

Spoke in the House on Red Deer Royals Mr. Speaker, the Red Deer Royals marching show band has entertained people all over the world and across our country. Its members are fantastic ambassadors for ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I've heard very interesting testimony from you, and I want to thank you for that. I had the privilege of travelling up ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I listened intently to a great speech by my colleague from Alberta, one of the only guys in the Alberta caucus who has been ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I really appreciate the testimony from the witnesses who are here today. I have a question for you in regard to the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you very much, Mr. Walbourne. My line of questioning is going to be a little different. In my years of experience as a member 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)