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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Conservative MP for Grande Prairie—Mackenzie (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 73% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Posted on Twitter When appointed, PM Trudeau told him to "uphold the highest standards of honesty and impartiality, and both the perf… https://t.co/UBxcuxaclR

Posted on Twitter "Morneau did not seek clearance from the federal ethics commissioner before he introduced pension-reform legislatio… https://t.co/0HqmtzLFqj

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government data held on servers physically located outside of Canada as of September 25, 2017, broken down by department, agency, Crown corporation or ...

Posted on Twitter "The Liberals’ silent attack on Canadian students attending colleges and universities is egregious & misguided." ".… https://t.co/ATQRBdUC8R

Posted on Twitter “We’re talking about the finance minister of Canada,” a former senior Liberal said. “If he can’t handle his own fin… https://t.co/fMAMpsdPKL

A week ago

Posted on Twitter It appears that broken promises by the Trudeau government are not broken at all - just "underway - with challenges"… https://t.co/aJNm6mJN7C

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to relocation costs for exempt staff moving to Ottawa since December 6, 2016: (a) what is the total cost paid by the government for ...

Voted Yes on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Posted on Twitter I caught up with Casey, Principal of Teepee Creek School while she’s in Ottawa for the Teachers Institute on Canadi… https://t.co/EeiLdkp0hz

A month ago

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Warkentin condemns attacks on forestry industry Local MP Chris Warkentin on Thursday excoriated environmental groups such as Greenpeace for waging “smear campaigns” against the forestry industry. In the House of Commons, the MP for Grande Prairie–Mackenzie voted in favour of a Conservative ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by My Grande Prairie Now Energy East cancellation deals a “devastating blow” to industry: Warkentin Grande Prairie – Mackenzie MP Chris Warkentin has called TransCanada's decision to halt the Energy East pipeline a “devastating blow” to Alberta and the oil and gas industry. In a statement, the company said it was pulling the plug on the controversial ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Constituents concerned about small business tax proposal: Warkentin Nothing that's come out of Ottawa in recent years has exercised Peace Country residents as much as the Liberals' small business tax reform plans, says Grande Prairie-McKenzie MP Chris Warkentin. “I have never in my career had an issue at the federal ...

Spoke in the House on Oil Tanker Moratorium Act Mr. Speaker, the minister says he is proud of the bill. Is he proud to shut down the democratic process in the House? There are members ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, yesterday I met with Carrie. She and her family are fifth generation farmers. They have worked hard and made many sacrifices to keep the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) A plea from the Process Nerd: Please, no more 'shadow cabinets'. ... MP Alain Rayes, House Leader of the Opposition Candice Bergen, Chief Opposition Whip Mark Strahl and Deputy House Leader of the Opposition Chris Warkentin in a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, July 20, 2017. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to consultation with our allies, in particular the United States, in relation to the Hytera Communications takeover of Norsat International Incorporated: (a) what are ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Three Edmonton-area Conservative MPs named to new shadow cabinet He also reappointed Chris Warkentin, the MP for Grande Prairie MacKenzie, as deputy house leader. Jeneroux had previously served as the critic for Western Economic Diversification, while Aboultaif was critic for national revenue. Member of Parliament ...

Mentioned by Fairview Post Warkentin condems tax hikes Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Grande Prairie–Mackenzie and Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition, condemned planned changes by the Liberal government to hike taxes on Canadian job creators. “The Liberal government is so desperate ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, earlier in question period, the government House leader invited MPs to direct people to the government appointments website to get information about the application ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Speaking of the 1%, Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister's spokesperson now claims that he had no idea that his friend did not own this billionaire island, ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it is that time of the year again when families start making plans for their summer vacations. I am wondering if the Prime Minister ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Thank you so much. Thank you, gentlemen, for joining us. We certainly appreciate you coming. Obviously, you're the wealth of knowledge that we'll draw from today, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bee Health Monitoring in Canada Thank you. Dr. Rutley and Dr. Castillo, it's great to have you here. You're some distance away, but it's close to home for me. I should ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Thank you. I'm not sure that I need six minutes. I think that my colleagues have summed up the understanding that there's a necessity to move ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Thank you very much and we certainly appreciate your coming in this afternoon. It was late notice, but we appreciate the fact that you've come and ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership Mr. Chair, that's the disturbing thing. We have members across the way saying to just stop talking. It was those same members last committee who were ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I certainly appreciate the opportunity to jump in here. Dan, congratulations on your new post. This is the first time I've had ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada Transportation Act Review Report To answer the question I was asked from across the way, I would love to have all of the input that I possibly could in terms ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership We do have to prioritize things, but I think we have a responsibility to not take over the transportation committee's responsibilities or the trade committee's responsibilities. ...