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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Abbotsford (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 48% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna Les liberaux veulent que les Canadiens croient que leur rabais couvrira le cout de la taxe sur le carb… https://t.co/Y87zQUqtXi

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna The Liberals want Canadians to believe their rebates will cover the cost of the carbon tax - when all… https://t.co/KvBsx6j3dS

This week

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna BTW @cathmckenna Why is a carbon tax the only one of the many tools in your environmental toolkit that… https://t.co/xG7Tni4gzZ

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna Pretty rich of @cathmckenna to presume to speak for all Canadians. Canadians are tired of politicians… https://t.co/v4M3nqjQHu

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Government Priorities Mr. Speaker, Loblaws is a billion-dollar company that is owned by the second-richest family in the country. This is the same company that rigged bread prices ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted No on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted No on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke at the Environment committee on Plastic Pollution Thank you very much to all of you for appearing. I'm going to go to Mr. Masterson as well, at least for now. I'm glad to ...

Voted No on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted Yes on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last year Loblaws made $3 billion in profit, yet yesterday the Minister of Environment gave Loblaws $12 million—to do what? It was to buy ...

Spoke in the House on Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act Mr. Speaker, I would seek unanimous consent to table a dissenting report regarding the report on forestry, agriculture and waste. This is a dissenting report from ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, this is a letter from Maureen of Abbotsford. She writes, “My husband Darren works very long hours in sales to support our family. Last ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the last petition is one in which the petitioners call upon the House of Commons to permit Christians to robustly exercise their religious beliefs ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Plastic Pollution All right. I'll share a little anecdote with my colleagues here around the table. I recently went to my favourite restaurant in Abbotsford, British Columbia, White ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, let us be very clear. The SNC-Lavalin scandal is about the Prime Minister's own corruption. The scandal is on him. When the story first ...

Posted on Twitter The PM needs to end the cover-up and tell Canadians the truth! @CPC_HQ https://t.co/DotOIpO0lB

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna Who are you kidding, Minister? This is a shameless tax grab by a cash-starved Liberal government. The… https://t.co/y8SjLCC2Mz

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada–Madagascar Tax Convention Implementation Act, 2018 Mr. Speaker, as the minister who actually negotiated trade agreements with 46 different countries, I can say that those agreements represent a huge step forward for ...

Spoke in the House on Mennonite Heritage Week moved: That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Canadian Mennonites have made to building Canadian society, their history of ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail There's plenty of blame to go around on Saudi arms deal – and it starts with the secret contract Conservative MP Ed Fast, meanwhile, insists his party is not to blame because Saudi Arabia was a very different country in 2014, when a Conservative government signed the contract, the details of which cannot be revealed. But there is plenty of blame ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Trudeau can't blame Tories for keeping Saudi arms deal, former minister says Conservative MP Ed Fast rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 25, 2018. Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shouldn't be blaming Conservative predecessors for signing onto ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Clean Growth and Climate Change in Canada: International Leadership Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's good to be back at committee. Before I start, I just want to put a motion on notice for discussion at ...

Mentioned by Newsline Experts, critics urge feds to 'ratchet up' climate change efforts, seize the political leadership, after 'landmark ... Asked for his reaction to the UN report, Conservative MP Ed Fast (Abbotsford, B.C.), his party’s environment critic, said, “what concerned [him] most was the fact that we have a global community establishing targets that were overly ambitious ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister, for appearing. I'm glad you changed your mind and are defending the estimates, as other ministers have ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca MPs slam tense committee meeting with McKenna: 'It was the worst' “I have never, in my 12 years here on Parliament Hill, seen such a partisan presentation from a minister,” said Conservative MP Ed Fast. “This should be an embarrassment to her.” NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice echoed that sentiment. “There was a lot of ...

Mentioned by Abbotsford News Vis given nod to run for Conservatives in 2019 election In a press release, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer congratulated Vis, who has worked for Abbotsford MP Ed Fast. “Brad is a strong addition to our team as we bring forward our positive Conservative vision for Canada that puts people before government ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca As Trans Mountain debate rolls on, Ottawa pushes to change rules for big projects Conservative MP Ed Fast, who sits on Parliament's environment committee, has raised concerns that the legislation is being pushed ahead too quickly. (Frank Gunn/Canadian Press). Liberals dismissed the claims, calling the accusation "offensive" and ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 This is an amendment to effect change provisions dealing with projects regulated by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, specifically to permit designated projects related to uranium ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 Madam Chair, I have a question emanating from your comments just a minute ago. You suggested that there shouldn't be any debate now going forward because ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 This is a guaranteed way of chasing away investment in Canada. Basically, you're compelling the minister to order an assessment “when there are public concerns or ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 I was intrigued by the reference to jurisdictional law-making powers. This is the classic case of strangling development in red tape. There are more criteria and ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-41 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Introduced legislation Government bill C-20 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras

Introduced legislation Government bill C-24 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama

Introduced legislation Government bill C-23 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan