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  • His favourite word is forward.

Liberal MP for Calgary Centre (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 47% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @TheCalgaryian @Flapjack92 The world needs more Canada: and the compact shares our best practices with the world. T… https://t.co/iS3OQDhDlT

Posted on Twitter The master chocolatier is at it again, #yycfood! Bernard Callebaut is back with @Master_Chocolat. I join him at hi… https://t.co/fSgvVE8XqO

Posted on Twitter Stay tuned for tomorrow's #SmallBusinessSunday, where I'm introducing #MardaloopYYC / @MardaLoopCA's newest chocola… https://t.co/cRW7O76OYj

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Children with disabilities who were previously living in the hospital will finally get a home. Far too many many… https://t.co/fSsEozJPJK

Posted on Twitter We are changing lives. Part of the #NationalHousingStrategy investments are taking place right here in #yyc.… https://t.co/w0XfZkpGNs

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @anniewiz Thanks, Ann! Have a great weekend.

This week

Spoke in the House on International Day of Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, Monday was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We celebrate the contributions that persons with disabilities made to our society. We know that ...

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 Yes on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted Yes on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Calgary Centre Mr. Speaker, last week, I announced a $21-million investment in 16 Alberta businesses, with 11 in Calgary alone. The money will help them scale up, create ...

Spoke in the House on Canada's Oil and Gas Sector Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Kingston and the Islands. It is a great honour and privilege to speak tonight ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Grey Cup Mr. Speaker, members may have noticed that the hon. member for Ottawa Centre is wearing a Calgary Stampeders jersey. Last Friday, we made a bet on ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Kerby Centre Mr. Speaker, located in the fabulous constituency of Calgary Centre, the Kerby Centre is an outstanding organization that has provided support to Calgary seniors for nearly ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Helping innovative companies in Alberta grow and compete ... of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, together with Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, announced close to $21 million to help 16 innovative businesses ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Helping innovative companies in Alberta grow and compete ... of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, together with Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, announced close to $21 million to help 16 innovative businesses ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on YWCA Canada Mr. Speaker, with 32 chapters across the country, the YWCA is working to empower women and girls. I am especially excited to have the YWCA from ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'Completely unacceptable': Conservative MP on Bay ward robocall ... investigated Liberal MP Kent Hehr after the Conservatives complained he was handing out campaign literature for his father — who was running for the local school board — from a table adorned with a sign that read "Kent Hehr - Member of Parliament.".

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. We're amending clause 290 to replace a reference to a release order with “recognizance, with or without sureties”, in proposed ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Federal government approves big spend for Calgary Olympic bid Calgary Liberal MP Kent Hehr didn't confirm the report but said the federal government is committed to the Olympics in Calgary — if that's what citizens want. "Our government is committed to putting on a world-class Games should other partners be ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, an issue that affects my riding of Calgary Centre, and in fact the entire country, is homelessness and home insecurity. Over 150,000 Albertans do ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Rural communities to benefit from innovative shipping container housing model The Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Rural communities to benefit from innovative shipping container housing model The Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Clean Growth and Climate Change in Canada: International Leadership Thank you, Mr. Chair. When I look at the motion before me, to me it appears to be more of a narrow-type motion to look into ...

Spoke in the House on Global Warming Mr. Speaker, I represent the good people of Calgary Centre and I was elected by those good people to do a couple of things: to follow ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Government bill C-42 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act, the Pension Act and the Department of Veterans Affairs Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Veterans Affairs, and Vote ... Thank you very much. Good afternoon, Chair Ellis and members of the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs. I am pleased to present the 2016-17 supplementary estimates ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under ... Good afternoon, Chair and members of the committee. I'm pleased to return to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs to discuss the 2016-17 supplementary estimates (B) ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Briefing on Ministerial Mandate and Main Estimates 2016-17: Votes 1 and 5 ... Thank you for that welcome, and congratulations to my parliamentary colleagues on being appointed to this committee. The work we will do together here is very ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-12 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts