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Conservative MP for Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 40% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Sad day. Wishing George, Brenda & whole #Similkameen News Leader team the best as they move to other opportunities. https://t.co/9pqdCOW16F

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @trevortombe Sorry, just wanted to add as I saw the benefits for taxpayers of the NWPA (formerly TILMA) in tendering for local procurement.

Posted on Twitter @trevortombe Open procurement can lead to more competition, lower prices &often hiring local firms. Inconvenient for those who favour local.

Posted on Twitter @trevortombe Often overlooked by critics is while tender maybe awarded to outside firm, it will then hire local subcontractors for much work

Posted on Twitter @ctrl_alt_greer @acoyne Don't forget, Federal Government can propose exclusions as well.

Posted on Twitter @acoyne It would be helpful to also include who (province/ territory or federal government) proposed the exclusion, not just the exclusion.

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) Conservative MP seeking input on future of Canada's military You can tell MP Dan Albas what your vision for the future of Canada's military is at a discussion planned for next week. The Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola Conservative MP will host a round-table discussion at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Coast Capri ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) MP hosts talk on defence strategy You can tell MP Dan Albas what your vision for the future of Canada's military is at a discussion planned for next week. The Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola Conservative MP will host a round-table discussion at 7 p.m. Wednesday (July 27) in the ...

A week ago

Mentioned by KelownaNow (press release) (registration) U.S. government responds to Kelowna woman's border complaint United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman sent a letter to Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola MP Dan Albas, who got involved when he read the original story, on Thursday. “Mr. Heyman has sent a response saying that the U.S. Border ...

Mentioned by InfoTel News Ltd ALBAS: On net neutrality and online censorship By Dan Albas, MP Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola ... This would not only subject Canadians to a patchwork system of different rules but could compromise international agreements that Canada is a signatory to. ... To date I have been the only Member ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Free our wine and beer Okanagan MP Dan Albas is not giving up on his fight to have free trade of all Canadian products within Canada borders. June 28 marked the four-year anniversary of Albas' private member's bill, C-311, that amended the federal law to allow for direct to ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Okanagan MP vows to continue fight to free up wine sales WEST KELOWNA – An Okanagan conservative member of parliament in organizing a Canada-wide petition drive for later this summer. Dan Albas hopes to gather enough signatures to pressure some provincial governments to remove restrictions on the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Interprovincial Trade Madam Speaker, a few weeks ago I was proud to announce the #FreeTheBeer campaign, which calls upon our Liberal government to elevate the Comeau decision to ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise in this chamber on behalf of the constituents of Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola. I appreciate that we are at the ...

Spoke in the House on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Madam Speaker, the Liberals say that they support net neutrality. With Bill 74, the Government of Quebec wants to censor the Internet. Quebec's department of finance ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke in the House on Internal Trade Mr. Speaker, every time I stand up to ask the government about free the beer, the minister starts talking about the Agreement on Internal Trade. The ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That the House: (a) recognize that it is a constitutional right for Canadians to trade with Canadians; (b) re-affirm that the Fathers of Confederation expressed ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government travel, for the period of November 3, 2015, to April 22, 2016: (a) which ministers have used rented limousines while on official ...

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Cost estimate of Bill C-239, An Act to Amend the Income Tax ... I think you have to be able to put forward a report, but if you look at what's happening in Newfoundland and Labrador right now, with ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I have attended a few meetings of the finance committee that the member is on. One of the occasions that I was there, we ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to be here with all members of Parliament. It is an honour for me to rise on behalf of the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 Secondary markets are usually not as transparent as a primary market. You spoke earlier that the aim is to be fully transparent. I'm going to leave ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Manufacturing Sector I would like to talk about the Canadian International Trade Tribunal process because, Mr. Galimberti, you mentioned you'd like to see further reforms to it. I ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Pay Equity committee on Pay Equity Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all of our witnesses. I'm going to start with the commissioner. Commissioner, thank you for coming today. I'd like ...

Spoke at the Pay Equity committee on Pay Equity Let me make a comment before I switch to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. I attended the GBA+ analysis issued by the Auditor ...

Spoke at the Pay Equity committee on Pay Equity Oh, I am sorry to hear that, because it would be nice to hear from them. I understand, Mr. Hynes, that you represent some larger companies. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-2 I appreciate all our witnesses' testimony. Dr. Mintz, I'm going to start with you. By the way, I used to be a small business owner and ...

Spoke at the Pay Equity committee on Pay Equity I would just point out that we still have a number of witnesses, and I think it's probably too early for us to be directing the ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-311 An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (interprovincial importation of wine for personal use)