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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

Mentioned by rdnewsnow.com Bashaw and Mirror soon to be connected with new waterline (L-R): Derek Tessier (Field Construction Superintendent, Weaver Welding), Todd Simenson (Vice President, Stantec), Blaine Calkins (MP for Red Deer – Lacombe), Brenda Knight (Hwy 12/21 Regional Water Commission Chairperson), Ron Orr (MLA for ...

This week

Posted on Twitter I am so pleased to welcome the Alberta Society of Fiddlers to my hometown of Lacombe. In recognition of their... https://t.co/RVwaHeV3Ck

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure to be in Rimbey, Alberta this afternoon to visit the Smithson International Truck Museum and... https://t.co/K3FEzT5o8P

Posted on Twitter A few ominous clouds but otherwise a great day in Mirror to celebrate the start of the Mirror - Bashaw Regional... https://t.co/TNNPdbshLO

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 ...

Posted on Twitter More patronage? It just never stops. https://t.co/357fTTmsBK

Posted on Twitter Earlier today, I sat down with some colleagues to discuss the Liberals backdoor gun registry. https://t.co/SUcj7SZyID

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted No on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted No on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter The Prime Minister appointed the Government House Leader, then tasked her to appoint the Ethics Commissioner who... https://t.co/zF79YQszxl

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is set to appoint a former Ontario Liberal cabinet minister as the new Commissioner of Official Languages. What is next? Is ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is so out of touch with ordinary middle-class Canadians that he thinks $30,000 for Broadway show tickets is a great deal. ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I guess that is why they invited a whole two people from Newfoundland to go to it. Middle-class Canadians are having trouble making ends ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for bringing this very important piece of legislation forward for discussion. A recent study of the Insite ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for bringing this issue forward. It should have been discussed last week, but some punitive action by the ...

Mentioned by The Lacombe Globe Ukrainian-Canadian friendship celebrated City of Lacombe Mayor Steve Christie, MLA Ron Orr, Wolf Creek Public Schools Asst. Suprintendent Corrine Thorsteinson, MP Blaine Calkins, Warren Kreway, Chase Bailey and Dr. Leighton Nischuk pose for a picture with the Ukrainian artwork during the ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ponoka News MP Calkins blasts U.S. attitude on trade As the United States dives further into the protectionist pond, Blaine Calkins is wondering why the pot is calling the kettle black. Calkins, the MP for Red Deer-Lacombe has called out U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration for its attack ...

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

Two months 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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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)