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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 Today the Prime Minister announced a ministerial working group to address the issues with the Phoenix Pay System.... https://t.co/KP4cI6uX6d

Posted on Twitter Would love to see you there! https://t.co/m20UXp4CB2

Posted on Twitter @UberFacts It wasn't me Ken, just sayin......

Posted on Twitter @FLOTUS @POTUS @WhiteHouse Nice to know you have Argentinas best interests at heart. How about the same for your al… https://t.co/Dbiyx9D403

Posted on Twitter @RealJamesWoods There is no one more intolerant than progressives doing something in the name of tolerance!

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter In the coming weeks, members of the Conservative Party of Canada will be deciding who our next leader will be.... https://t.co/Ci5xIqPfWW

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, we already know that Canadians are outraged at the Prime Minister spending now over $133,000 to take a personal vacation to billionaire island, and ...

Spoke in the House on Rights of Workers Mr. Speaker, the Liberals would not know the right thing to do if it jumped up and bit them. A few years ago, my private member's ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I too am rising on a point of order, arising from the same point my friend from Sarnia—Lambton did. It is a matter of ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it sure pays to be friends with the Prime Minister. We know that SSHRC has funnelled money to the Liberal propaganda unit, Canada 2020. ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ponoka News Calkins laments federal budget 'shell game' A second straight deficit budget for the federal government is just one of the items the MP representing Ponoka has an issue with. Blaine Calkins, Conservative MP for Red Deer-Lacombe, lambasted the federal Liberal government for its broken promises, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by rdnewsnow.com Youth HQ gets Commons shout-out from MP Calkins The recently rebranded Youth HQ in Red Deer received some recognition in the House of Commons on Thursday. Red Deer - Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins took some time during Members Statements to note the name change and the centre's longevity, ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Programs in Central Alberta Mr. Speaker, the Red Deer Youth and Volunteer Centre has a new name. Youth HQ is a network of services available to youth in central Alberta, ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it is the first time the PCO has needed private island guidelines. The Prime Minister has increased taxes on Canadians who use Uber or ...

Spoke in the House on Leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise today on behalf of the Alberta Conservative caucus to congratulate our friend and former colleague, Jason Kenney. Over ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister thinks he is elected royalty and Canadians should lavish him with exotic island vacations, nannies, and a jet-setting lifestyle. The Prime ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tories Slam $127K Tab For Trudeau's Trip To Aga Khan's Private Bahamas Island Tory MP Blaine Calkins rose in question period Tuesday to respond to documents tabled in Parliament, at the request of his colleagues, detailing the costs of Trudeau's trip over the Christmas break. The trip is being investigated by the ethics watchdog ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Macleans.ca For Tory and Liberal MPs, the puck stops here Conservative MP Blaine Calkins tries to get the puck around Liberal goalie Marc Miller during a charity hockey match in support of the Terry Fox Foundation at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. (Andrew Meade) ... But the biggest star to emerge from ...

Mentioned by Ponoka News MP Calkins throws support in for Erin O'Toole Conservative MP Blaine Calkins (Red Deer – Lacombe) has officially declared his support for Conservative Leadership Candidate, Erin O'Toole (Durham). “It is important to me that the Conservative Party of Canada has a Leader who understands how to ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Conservatives face off against Liberals in charity hockey game Conservative team members and MPs Ben Lobb, Blaine Calkins, and Alex Nuttall chat before the friendly charity hockey match. The Hill ... In the Liberal dressing room, MP Stéphane Lauzon speaks to former Ontario Liberal MPP Jean-Marc Lalonde. The Hill ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)