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  • His favourite word is communities.

Conservative MP for Fort McMurray—Cold Lake (Alberta)

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

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank the witnesses for participating in the study, because it's a very important study. Before I ask any ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy I thank the department for joining us this morning. According to the department's presentation, approximately 140 first nations and first nations organizations are currently under some ...

Spoke in the House on Norm Boucher Mr. Speaker, today I rise in the House to address the loss of a local celebrity. Local historian Norm Boucher passed away in February at the ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, last week the Minister of Finance showed up in my riding to announce that he was failing northern Albertans. Instead of adopting the recommendations ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Alberta has already had enough of Trudeau. Send 2 new strong CPC candidates in #yyc to Ottawa by volunteering your… https://t.co/4ELXErJ12W

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Minister, thank you for appearing before committee today. As always, we appreciate your coming to our committee. The parliamentary budget office just ...

Posted on Twitter Liberal Government is once again proving the Liberal Party has never had a clue when it comes to national defence.… https://t.co/erhRNBc5Eu

Posted on Twitter Social Licence is once again proven to be a talking point because environmental activists will never give it.… https://t.co/1ViiibrLfG

Posted on Twitter First Nations deserve transparency from Band Council. This video shows how the Liberals aren't delivering it https://t.co/21ijU8U0XL

Spoke in the House on Taxation Madam Speaker, as we speak, more and more people in my riding are losing their homes because of the current Liberal economy. Now the charitable agencies ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. I'd like to thank Cindy Blackstock and Del Graff for joining us this morning. This is a very important issue for us. ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister made a unilateral decision to ban Arctic oil and gas drilling in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut without consulting the premiers. ...

Spoke in the House on Sealing Industry Mr. Speaker, the selling of sealskins has been an important economic driver for remote Inuit communities for hundreds of years. Through media campaigns and false information, ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Our committee has travelled through many northern communities, and one of the issues we heard about was recruiting and retaining professional health workers in indigenous communities. ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Chair, I would like to thank the minister for painting such a rosy picture, but reality is different. People are losing their homes. Families are ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Good morning and thank you for joining our committee today. It's a very important topic and we have to move forward quickly because one life is ...

Spoke in the House on WestJet Activities in Fort McMurray Mr. Speaker, today I would like to pay tribute to WestJet airlines for a truly remarkable Christmas surprise and for its heroic evacuation efforts during the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to forensic audits conducted on First Nations reserves: (a) what is the list of reserves where a forensic audit has either begun, is ongoing, ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Conservatives MPs say Alberta NDP response to Fort McMurray wildfire was 'mismanaged' [Photos] Conservative MPs are renewing accusations that the Alberta NDP government mismanaged the response to the Fort McMurray wildfires last May. In a joint statement from the Conservative MPs, Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga, Calgary East MP ...

Mentioned by Fort McMurray Today Conservative MPs slam Alberta government's response to wildfire In a joint statement from the Conservative MPs, Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga, Calgary East MP Deepak Obhrai and Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder slammed the Alberta government for slow response in asking for help and poor communication ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Conservative MPs slam Alberta government's response to Fort McMurray fires In a joint statement from the Conservative MPs, Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga, Calgary East MP Deepak Obhrai and Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder slammed the Alberta government for slow response in asking for help and poor communication ...

Posted on Twitter Liberal Party Bagman "stunned" that he will be going to jail for sponsorship scandal ie. multi-million dollar fraud… https://t.co/3KXnvuSN9s

Posted on Twitter #BellLetsTalk This movement is a sign of growing awareness and help efforts but we can do more. Move beyond social media today.

Three months ago

Mentioned by Fort McMurray Today Yurdiga reflects on challenging year, hopes for the best in 2017 The last year has been one of the most challenging years the Wood Buffalo region has endured, says Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga, with 2017 bringing a unique set of challenges. However, Yurdiga feels there are already indications that next ...

Mentioned by The Cold Lake Sun Yurdiga slams CBC over 'Nazi-salute.' MP David Yurdiga has condemned the CBC for what he says was an agenda-pushing mistake in their news coverage. The MP for Fort McMurray - Cold Lake issued a statement on Dec. 13 regarding a Dec. 11 article published by the CBC titled “Calgary ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... I'd like to thank the minister for coming today to answer our questions. I found it quite disheartening when the department initially told us that they ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... I'd like to welcome our witnesses here today. Your testimony will be instrumental in our moving forward on Bill S-3. It seems to me that the ...

Mentioned by Bonnyville Nouvelle Local business owner shares possible consequences of carbon levy Bonnyville-Cold Lake MLA Scott Cyr, Lakeland MP Shannon Stubbs and Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga hosted the meeting as a way of informing the public about the federal and provincial carbon taxes, and what it could mean for their ...