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  • His favourite word is liberal.

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

Won his last election, in 2019, with 48% of the vote.

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Posted on Twitter #FlashbackFriday to #RealChange “our open nomination process is there to ensure that local Liberals, in every ri… https://t.co/BrEdyDk3H1

Posted on Twitter “Open nominations” promise now broken. “The news comes just 1 day after Trudeau appointed the candidates in both r… https://t.co/2l5UFJYbiC

Posted on Twitter As I recall the citizens of Burnaby-South in BC had to wait roughly 5 months for a new MP. Wonder what was differen… https://t.co/HaUIcavuCS

Posted on Twitter “But the CBC had the chutzpah to argue that the campaign ads might lead people to think that the corporation was bi… https://t.co/hup4TQ9nh9

Posted on Twitter @StephenPunwasi Yes, not sure how that slipped in! Will repost! Thank you for pointing that out.

Posted on Twitter Bank of Canada's loss. Carolyn Wilkins was always excellent during my time on the House of Commons Finance Committe… https://t.co/R3g7rKRJLz

A month ago

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to say thank you to all our witnesses for their testimony today. Mr. Chatigny, if you wouldn't mind, I'll start ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mrs. Corriveau, thank you for your testimony. Recently, the Government of Canada announced a one-time payment of $600 for people with disabilities ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations I am also concerned that if many were in a position to leave, they might not, because they have family members who are not Canadian citizens ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Matters Mr. Chair, for months the Conservatives have been asking about new and expectant parents who will not have enough hours to qualify for EI parental leave ...

Spoke in the House on Government Business No. 10 Mr. Chair, throughout this crisis, the official opposition has been asking questions and proposing policies to the government, policy ideas that would support Canadians dealing with ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all the witnesses for being here today, and I also thank my colleagues for being part of this ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Mr. Mulroney, for your past service and your ongoing engagement. I've heard you on a few different radio programs, as ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic I appreciate hearing about the importance of having funding from government to give you that sustaining amount and about the fact that it's the community itself ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you. I'd like to thank both of our witnesses for your testimonies here today and for sharing your expertise with our committee. In the last ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic People who lose their jobs for reasons not due to COVID and who are EI-eligible are being told by Service Canada to apply for EI and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Chair, does the minister not understand that when members of Parliament review the estimates and have these questions in their minds, if the government is ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, the minister earlier said that changing the worker eligibility to add seasonal workers who are currently not working would require a legislative change. Presumably, ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Emergency Response Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, before I begin my remarks, I would like to take a moment to thank all my colleagues for being here to take part in ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Employment Insurance (EI) adjudication process and the current status of EI applications: (a) what is the current backlog of adjudications waiting in ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, last Friday the government announced temporary foreign workers already here would be extended from one year to two, and in certain industries it will ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Emergency Response Act Mr. Speaker, I certainly appreciate hearing the member's contribution to this debate this morning. She did mention inequality. There certainly are a number of different inequalities ...

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-455 An Act to amend the Competition Act and the Bank Act (reduction of administrative burden — credit unions)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-453 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (property of bankrupt — registered education savings plan)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-452 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (gift in virtual currency)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-447 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (aggravating circumstance — evacuation order or emergency)

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Waters: Tell a politician what's on your mind And the man doing the listening is Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola MP Dan Albas. The meeting is one of many town hall gatherings Albas—and, to be fair, other federal and provincial elected officials in the Central Okanagan—hold throughout their ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Budget bill's Copyright Act changes undermine committee's ongoing review, say critics NDP MP Brian Masse, left, and Conservative MP Dan Albas, right, say the Liberals' inclusion of changes to the Copyright Act in Bill C-86 steps on the toes of the committee study of the intellectual property laws. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Bains says StatsCan never told him about bank project Conservative MP Dan Albas grills Navdeep Bains, the minister responsible for Statistics Canada, about a controversial plan to harvest the financial transaction data of millions of Canadians. more. <iframe src="https://globalnews.ca/video/embed/4679637 ...

Mentioned by South Asian Link Rightwing Media Tries To Hang Sajjan For Troubling Defence “Party Party Flight” While Okanagan Conservative ... Okanagan-area Conservative MP Dan Albas, who represents Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola, said the post originated from another electoral district association and he asked for it to be removed, reported Global TV. “Although I did not authorize it, ...

Mentioned by KelownaNow Okanagan Conservatives remove 'inappropriate' content and apologize to Minister Sajjan Liberal MP Stephen Fuhr brought the post to the attention of Dan Albas, MP for the Conservative party, saying “I'm not ok with what this implies. You are an 'Okanagan Conservative' Dan Albas, are you?” Albas responded to the controversial posting with ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Controversial FB post Conservative MP Dan Albas, who represents Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola, wrote on Twitter that the post came from another riding association's account and he asked that it be removed. He says although he did not authorize it, he would like to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-410 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (property of bankrupt — exclusion)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-379 An Act to amend the Bank Act (use of word “bank”, “banker” or “banking”)

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)