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  • His favourite word is disabilities.

Conservative MP for Fort McMurray—Cold Lake (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 61% of the vote.

This week

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Voted No on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted No on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, talking about jobs, yesterday we learned the Liberals are planning to move the aerospace engineering test establishment from Cold Lake to Ottawa. This would ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act Madam Speaker, Bill C-88 would have a negative effect on Canadians in northern communities, who are already struggling to survive. When will enough be enough? Northerners ...

Mentioned by OHS Canada Wife's MS has Tory MP urging more support for people with episodic disabilities OTTAWA – Conservative MP David Yurdiga says people suffering from disabilities that worsen and ease, like his wife and daughter, are not treated fairly under Canadian law and he wants to change that. Yurdiga said support for people with disabilities ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Wife's MS has Alberta MP urging more support for people with episodic disabilities David Yurdiga said he wants to see legislative and policy changes that would ensure those living with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, arthritis, and other episodic disabilities are protected, can stay in the workforce and get better access to programs ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-192, Episodic Disabilities Thank you, Kerry. In 2014, my wife was diagnosed with MS, and it took a long time to get there. She had some challenges with vertigo, ...

Mentioned by 680 News MP Yurdiga, wife, urge support for people with episodic disabilities Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Health Minister Rona Ambrose escort new Conservative MP David Yurdiga in the House of Commons in Ottawa on September 15, 2014. Conservative MP David Yurdiga says people suffering from episodic disabilities face ...

Mentioned by 95.7 News Montana man convicted of rubbing hot sauce into kids' eyes Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Health Minister Rona Ambrose escort new Conservative MP David Yurdiga in the House of Commons in Ottawa on September 15, 2014. Conservative MP David Yurdiga says people suffering from episodic disabilities face ...

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen MP Yurdiga, wife, urge support for people with episodic disabilities OTTAWA — Conservative MP David Yurdiga says people suffering from disabilities that worsen and ease aren't treated fairly under Canadian law and he wants ...

Mentioned by Caledonia Courier Canadian MP, wife, urge support for people with episodic disabilities ... Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga says he's heard from thousands of Canadians living with episodic disabilities.

Spoke in the House on Fort McMurray Housing Rebuild Mr. Speaker, during the 2016 fires in Fort McMurray, over 80,000 people were forced to evacuate. Sadly, thousands lost their homes. I regret to report that ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Madam Speaker, I would like to thank everyone who spoke today in support of private member's Motion No. 192, a motion to create equity for Canadians ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I also stand today to present a petition regarding Bill C-350 regarding the international harvesting of organs.

Spoke in the House on Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities moved: That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to provide recommendations for legislative ...

Spoke in the House on Education Mr. Speaker, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Portage College in my riding of Fort McMurray—Cold Lake. Over the years, Portage College's contributions to the community ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Accessible Canada Act Mr. Speaker, today I stand before you to support Bill C-81, an act to ensure a barrier-free Canada. The bill is an excellent step in the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Remuneration Models for Artists and Creative Industries and Bill C-391 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, MP Casey. It's a great bill. I'm glad to see it coming forward and glad that I get to be ...

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter Today is Canadian Multiculturalism Day and the diversity that makes #Canada such an incredible place to live. https://t.co/cuGCPtB5bD

Posted on Twitter So happy to be celebrating National Aboriginal Day. Canada's First Nations have a unique heritage, diverse cultures… https://t.co/3SBQzP5Ijr

Posted on Twitter Happy Fathers Day to all the incredible dads out there! I am so proud to be the father to two incredible children a… https://t.co/gzQniOuCPr

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing session on Moldova's geopolitical and military interests in the context of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to welcome the ambassador to our committee. We have seen Russia over the years expand its influence over other nations, ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you to all the unpaid, volunteer blood donors across #Canada. Your life saving gifts have made significant im… https://t.co/1pCcbj35UB

Posted on Twitter Around the world it is estimated there are over 168 million children trapped by child labour. Today is World Day Ag… https://t.co/6F68pirnUO

Posted on Twitter Today, we are celebrating the blue oceans that connect us all. Happy World Ocean's Day everyone. https://t.co/Op7Mcrpt9e

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1, 5, ... I'd like to thank the minister and department officials for joining us this morning. It's been a very good discussion so far. Minister, currently we have ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to welcome our guests, who are joining us on this early morning. A witness to our committee, General Lewis MacKenzie, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Mr. Chair. These are troubling times. Things have mutated over time. Peacekeeping is no longer peacekeeping. It's a hybrid between peacekeeping and counterterrorism. That's ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you. Just looking at Mali, what type of military operation should be in place? I know it's not a peacekeeping mission, because everybody agrees that ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Over the past few months I've been talking to veterans right across my riding. They were actually in the peacekeeping mission at one time and they're ...