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Conservative MP for Fort McMurray—Cold Lake (Alberta)

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

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

This week

Spoke in the House on Report Stage Mr. Speaker, my colleague's speech was very informative. The issue I have right now is that we are potentially allowing 12 year olds to possess five ...

Voted No on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank the witnesses for sharing with us today. Over the past number of years, we have witnessed an ever-increasing ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you. It's a real concern for everyone that if the U.S. does pull back, somebody is going to have to fill the void. Looking forward, ...

Posted on Twitter Expert witness says we have 29 peacekeepers in the field. If only Trudeau's talking points matched the facts. #sunnyways #NDDN

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Order in Council Appointment of Jody Thomas to the Position of Deputy ... Second, are you aware of any other country that has something similar? We don't want to reinvent the wheel, so are you taking some of the ...

Spoke in the House on Salvation Army Mr. Speaker, in Fort McMurray, the high cost of living means that big government, one-size-fits-all programs often fail. Earlier this month, the member for Elgin—Middlesex—London came ...

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you, Mr. Chair. My first question is to Mr. Wright. We're very concerned with cybersecurity. With our own systems, we all experience some sort of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you, Chair. I'd like to welcome our witnesses here today. It is a very troubling time as we see how it unfolds as time goes ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Ukraine Crisis I understand that at all levels, including in the military, there's a lot of corruption. However, with this strategy going forward, who is going to police ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for participating in our study, which is very heart-wrenching for many of us who are of Ukrainian descent. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors It's getting close for me too. We have heard a lot about federal and provincial responsibilities, but one element that is really missing is the municipal ...

Mentioned by Bonnyville Nouvelle Local business owners concerned with federal government's proposed changes to business tax Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga and Bonnyville-Cold Lake MLA Scott Cyr both emphasized on the importance of having a voice, expressing concerns, and letting the government know how this tax impacts your business, farm, and family.

Spoke in the House on Taxation Madam Speaker, my office has been flooded with calls from small business owners regarding the Liberals' small business tax hike. Times are difficult in Fort McMurray—Cold ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Cold Lake Sun Yurdiga says to talk to your neighbours first In a recent interview, Fort McMurray—Cold Lake MP and Critic of Northern Affairs David Yurdiga said he believes communicating with Indigenous populations about some matters is the safest bet. City council recently debated whether traditional lands ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Madam Speaker, I have been a member of the House since 2014. In that time as MP, I have seen two different governments and served on ...

Mentioned by The Cold Lake Sun Yurdiga supportive of new leader Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga stands strong with his new party leader Andrew Scheer. Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada leaving Maxime Bernier behind in a close race recently. “He is someone our party needed,” ...

Mentioned by Fort McMurray Today Proposed statue honouring wildfire heroism unveiled From left to right: Melonie Matthews-Ryan, step-mother of Emily Ryan and aunt to Aaron Hodgson; artist Morgan MacDonald; David Yurdiga, MP for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake; Cranley Ryan, deputy chief with Saprae Creek Volunteer Fire Department and ...

Mentioned by Fort McMurray Today Yurdiga, Jean welcome Scheer's Tory leadership victory Fort McMurray-Athabasca MP David Yurdiga listens to presenters during an infrastructure announcement at the Fort McMurray International Airport in Fort McMurray Alta. on Friday, June 27, 2015. Vince Mcdermott/Fort McMurray Today/QMI Agency ...

Spoke in the House on Rebuilding Activities in Fort McMurray Madam Speaker, on May 3 the residents of Fort McMurray gathered at Snye Park to remember the wildfire that ravaged the city just one short year ...

Mentioned by The Cold Lake Sun MP Yurdiga calls on minister Sajjan to resign Ottawa, Ontario - David Yurdiga, Member of Parliament for Fort McMurray – Cold Lake and the Official Opposition Critic for Northern Affairs, today called on the Minister of Defence to resign. He issued the following statement. “The Minister of Defence ...

Posted on Twitter Join #RoyalReserve Canadian whisky in supporting organizations that have helped rebuild Fort McMurray #AlbertaStrong https://t.co/FmrYCYaMZ5

Posted on Twitter Great day to reflect and be with friends and family. #ymm Always grateful to everyone who supported us then and now. https://t.co/NF29PO7oJ9

Posted on Twitter #rooftopcampout Great turn out! Come enjoy breakfast for a great cause! #ymm #charities https://t.co/EhM8k2c38a

Posted on Twitter #rooftopcampout Great day for a pancakes! #ymm #charities https://t.co/NSyf9r6BG1

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, the territories have already become leaders in climate change adaption because of the front-line impact they have already had to experience. It is irresponsible ...

Spoke in the House on Regional Economic Development Mr. Speaker, at the oil and gas symposium held in Calgary, the main topic was the Prime Minister's unilateral five-year ban on drilling in the Arctic. ...

Posted on Twitter Alberta sends two new strong Conservative MPs to Ottawa @StephanieKusie and @BobBenzen. Looking forward to working with both of you #cdnpoli

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 ...