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Conservative MP for Cypress Hills—Grasslands (Saskatchewan)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 69% of the vote.

Three days ago

Mentioned by Herald Scotland Corbyn needs to try harder in Scotland, says Anderson, as he decries anti-Scottish feeling in England JEREMY Corbyn needs to raise his game north of the border if Labour hopes to regain power in 2020, Shadow Scottish secretary David Anderson has warned, as he expressed alarm at the level of anti-Scottish feeling in England. The MP for Blaydon in Tyne ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Express.co.uk British ports EXPOSED TO ISIS: Police shortages 'leaves the UK WIDE OPEN to jihadis' Terror watchdog chief David Anderson warned “foreign fighters” could try to sneak into Britain via hundreds of remote points on the British coast amid a shakeup of counter-terrorism policing. Mr Anderson, the Independent Reviewer of terror monitor ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Sheila and I wish you a very Merry Christmas and health, happiness and prosperity in 2017: https://t.co/DXu0R59RdQ

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Liberal incompetence, corruption defines fall session of Parliament: https://t.co/e2ti6wdllJ #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter @DavidSweetMP and I call on @MinCanadaFA for Cdn #HumanRights assistance in #Tibet: https://t.co/ynDatDNXF9 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Close to 13M Canadians volunteer. Don’t miss your chance to nominate a volunteer, a #NFP or business: https://t.co/cxDAOpfaFZ

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present. In the first petition, a number of my constituents call upon the House of Commons to pass legislation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted No on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Posted on Twitter Alberta drops to 40th for energy invstmnt friendliness...Cdns support protecting env but despise #CarbonTax schemes: https://t.co/nMn5duJHp1

Posted on Twitter Human Rights Day calls for citizens to #Standup4HumanRights. No amount of compassion goes unnoticed or unrewarded: https://t.co/hFGpPyQOQH

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Situation of Human Rights Defenders Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank both of our witnesses for being here today. It's a pleasure to be here. Mr. Cotler, you mentioned ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for being here today. Ms. Hansen, you talked quite a bit about innovation and being innovators. ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, neonicotinoids are a valuable tool for agriculture. Farmers have used these chemicals safely and effectively for decades, and they rely on them. Without consultation, ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, December 10 will mark 68 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This is the benchmark for the fundamental human ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Situation of Human Rights Defenders I guess we've seen an example of where that hasn't been working. We've been studying Burundi over the last few weeks. One of the targets in ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Louis-Saint-Laurent, and I am very proud to do that. I notice we have members ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Genetically Modified Animals for Human Consumption, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b, ... In the past with the Avian flu, I understand there have been command posts. Producers have been on site on those command posts. That has not ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, this past week the world's longest ruling tyrant died. Canadians were appalled to hear the Prime Minister state, “It is with deep sorrow that ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Yezidis, Christians and Other Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Syria and Iraq Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank you for being with us today. One of our witnesses the other day talked about the proliferation and ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Mr. Chair, if I may interrupt for just one minute, we've had some discussions and I would like to suggest that the committee revisit the motion ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the government has failed energy workers and it is failing farmers as well. Too many agriculture decisions are made a long way from the ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Situation in Tibet Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for being here today. One of the things we established when we were in government was the ...

Mentioned by the Irish News Labour MP who reignited territorial row says UK has no Lough Foyle claim THE MP whose question about the ownership of Lough Foyle sparked a fresh territorial row believes the secretary of state has "no formal basis" for claiming sovereignty over disputed Irish waters. David Anderson, Westminster representative for Blaydon ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework and Briefing on Bovine Tuberculosis in Alberta Thank you. To Ducks Unlimited, maybe I misunderstood you, but it sounded as though a major component of your presentation was that you're asking for more ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-food Mr. Speaker, this morning ranchers in southern Alberta were at the agriculture committee to talk about bovine tuberculosis. Lives and livelihoods are being destroyed. They need ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, we have a good and enthusiastic debate going on here today. I have to compliment my colleague who just spoke. He talked about encouraging ...

Mentioned by STV News Justice secretary sidesteps calls for a miners strike inquiry Matheson came under pressure from Labour's shadow secretary of state for Scotland David Anderson MP, a former miner himself, who renewed his campaign for an inquiry on Monday. Matheson rebuffed calls for a Scottish inquiry, however, instead pointing ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Making a home away from home: MPs room together to cut costs, gain company NDP MP Finn Donnelly says along with helping to reduce costs, having a fellow MP, like Don Davies, as a roommate gives him a brain to pick about parliamentary work. Longtime roommates and Conservative MPs Kevin Sorenson, left, and David Anderson, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Conservatives double down on attacking MacAulay's chief of staff Conservative Agriculture Critic David Anderson doubled down Tuesday on his demand that Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay drop his chief of staff because of her involvement in an ongoing legal dispute. “Why is the minister keeping ... Former ...