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Conservative MP for Fort McMurray—Cold Lake (Alberta)

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

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 weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune Government announces new Veteran's Service Card “Veterans were disappointed with the decision to get rid of the NDI75 cards,” said David Yurdiga, Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake. “Mainly, because the replacement CF One card lacked important information, such as a service number, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Fort McMurray Today Yurdiga, Goodridge reject Bernier, praise pipeline support at Conservative convention Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga says he is “firmly supporting the vision” of Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, after Quebec and MP Maxime Bernier quit the party last week to start his own party. As the federal Conservatives met in Halifax for ...

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

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition from my constituents. Canadians across the country feel that the Canadian summer jobs program attestation violates their fundamental ...

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

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, in Fort McMurray, we erected a monument to the 162 Canadians who died serving their country among the 40,000 other Canadians who served in ...

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 in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to debate Bill C-69. It is obvious that Bill C-69 would ensure that major private sector pipelines will never see the ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Madam Speaker, when the Liberals took office there were four viable private sector pipelines. Now there are none. The private sector has left, taking over $100 ...

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 in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to application processing and wait times at the Department of Citizenship and Immigration, from the date an application is received by the Department to ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to welcome our guests here today. Their testimony is very important. I learned a lot of things today, so thank ...

Mentioned by Lac La Biche Post Rural crime in focus at March 13 forum In an opening address, Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga said the “tremendous spike” in rural crimes had prompted rural Alberta MPs, including himself, to form a Rural Crime Task Force to address the issue. Noting that he himself had items ...

Mentioned by Lac La Biche Post Rural crime in focus at March 13 forum To his right are Stan Delorme of the Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement, mental health professional Angela Betts, Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills MLA David Hanson and Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga (hidden by the podium). Kevin Berger/Post Staff.

Mentioned by The Cold Lake Sun “We need to get our product to tidewater:” Cold Lake MP reacts to federal budget David Yurdiga, member of Parliament for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake, said he is happy the 2018 federal budget includes commitments to health and child care in Indigenous communities, but called the document “light on job creation” that “doesn't include ...

Mentioned by Fort McMurray Today Yurdiga, local groups react to federal budget David Yurdiga, MP for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake, said he is happy the 2018 federal budget includes commitments to health and child care in Indigenous communities, but called the document “light on job creation” that “doesn't include anything for Alberta ...