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  • His favourite word is alberta.

Conservative MP for Red Deer—Lacombe (Alberta)

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

Today

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Blaine Calkins, Tory MP, Says $1300 Per Person For Food, Drink On PM's Plane Is 'Outrageous' blaine calkins Tory MP Blaine Calkins said the Liberals' meal tab is part of a "pattern" of excessive spending by the Trudeau government. (Photo: CP). Daniel Lebouthillier said the defence department "tries to keep costs to a minimum'' when choosing ...

Mentioned by London Free Press $1300 per person meal tab on PM's plane 'outrageous,' says Tory MP Conservative MP Blaine Calkins calls the price tag “outrageous.” But a spokesman for National Defence, which is responsible for the government's fleet of air craft, says the total includes the actual cost of catering and delivering multiple meals on ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Tory MP says $1300 per person for food, drink on PM's plane is 'outrageous' Conservative MP Blaine Calkins calls the price tag "outrageous." But a spokesman for National Defence, which is responsible for the government's fleet of air craft, says the total includes the actual cost of catering and delivering multiple meals on ...

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Government Expenditures Mr. Speaker, it is not good enough that the government House leader keeps hiding behind the rules, saying that the rules were followed. She is misleading ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on CANADA LABOUR CODE Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege for me to rise again and speak wholeheartedly against this new Liberal government's Bill C-4, a bill that by its ...

Spoke in the House on Government Expenditures Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Infrastructure is no stranger to wasteful spending. First we had sky palace 2.0, and now we find out he has signed ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/uqPxaWNYRp

This week

Spoke in the House on Government Spending Mr. Speaker, they are working hard to oversee 10% unemployment in central Alberta for the first time in decades. The Prime Minister's BFFs made like bandits, ...

Posted on Twitter Well folks, we sure can tell the Liberal Government isn’t looking out for Albertans. As if things weren’t bad... https://t.co/gDFIg3fV5x

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Government Expenditures Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister personally approved over $126,000 in moving expenses for one senior aid in the PMO. I am not sure what one can ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, as members of Parliament, we are afforded many challenges and opportunities in our daily lives. To help us with these challenges, we are blessed ...

Voted Yes on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted Yes on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted No on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted Yes on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Trudeau's got a nickel-and-dime problem The latest nugget the Tory researchers have dug up was revealed Tuesday during question period, when Conservative MP Blaine Calkins repeatedly asked the Liberals to explain $1.1 million in moving expenses for political staffers, including one payment ...

Spoke in the House on Government Expenditures Mr. Speaker, yesterday we found out that the Liberals decided they were entitled to line their own pockets with so-called moving expenses for their own political ...

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Mr. Speaker, it is great to be back in the House. I hope you had a great summer and hope all my colleagues in Ottawa did ...

Posted on Twitter I am in Lacombe tonight celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Lacombe Rikubetsu Friendship Society.... https://t.co/ktONbncmtC

Posted on Twitter A great story out of Sylvan Lake!... https://t.co/m8d5DtHFjK

Posted on Twitter In @SylvanLake_AB supporting Urgent Care with the @TimHortons #SmileCookie Campaign. @seanfromsylvan @thisisreallyjp https://t.co/Yt3yMh0TDm

Posted on Twitter I'd like your thoughts on this! It makes perfect sense to me! https://t.co/3X4zbODQ7H

Two months ago

Mentioned by Lacombe Express (registration) Wadey House in Blackfalds gets new location Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins, who was also in attendance at the groundbreaking ceremony, said the project will be a great one for Blackfalds. “It's great, especially in a community like Blackfalds, which has grown so much over the last few years.

Mentioned by The Lacombe Globe Blackfalds breaks ground on restoration project Town of Blackfalds Mayor Melodie Stol, historian Judy Carleton, and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins break ground on the future site of the Wadey Centre Friday morning. (Ashli Barrett, Lacombe Globe) ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Transfer of Information to the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Certainly, if you don't mind, and if that's okay with our colleagues. Other than myself, Mr. Boulerice, and Mr. Dusseault, I'm the only member of Parliament ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy Act Colleagues, I'm offering this given my experience as a veteran parliamentarian at the table. Normally when motions like this go forward and requests are made of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Access to Information Act Good morning, everyone. It's great to see everybody back after our constituency week. This is our first meeting. Before I get to our witnesses and our ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Election of Chair Colleagues, as the clerk has indicated, I'll try not to be talking too much. I'll leave that up to you guys for further discussion. I'm looking ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-590, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (blood alcohol content) ... Thank you, Chair. I think everybody's done a very good job of identifying the things the committee does. Committees in the House of Commons of Canada ...

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)