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  • His favourite word is families.

Liberal MP for Calgary Centre (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter On the doors today, listening to Calgarians on our largest Day of Action since 2015 #GoKnockDoors #hopeandhardwork… https://t.co/KJxwhjQKsL

Posted on Twitter #ICYMI VAC office was reopened in Prince George. I will be in Surrey to open a brand new office this week! #cdnpoli https://t.co/S7kJC534Dg

Posted on Twitter #PVI bureau d'ACC a rouvert à Prince George. Je serai à Surrey cette sem. pr l'ouverture du bureau à Surrey! #polcan https://t.co/S7kJC534Dg

Posted on Twitter At @WCHSRedhawks with @JudyHehr @KathleenGanley @trinayyc and Principal Martin Poirier for the 2017 graduation cere… https://t.co/6d1mmamsbt

Posted on Twitter At @WCHSRedhawks with @JudyHehr @KathleenGanley @trinayyc and Principle Martin Poirier for the 2017 graduation cere… https://t.co/GPsNRTA1NX

Posted on Twitter Ramadan Mubarak! #ramadan https://t.co/PiM8WYTAfk

Three days ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada 150: Calgary Will Be at the Heart of the Celebrations CALGARY, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament (Calgary Centre), along with Darshan Kang, Member of Parliament (Calgary Skyview), today ...

Mentioned by National Observer Tory MP wants Liberals to help keep NEB jobs in Calgary Calgary is the energy capital of Canada, Tom Kmiec told National Observer, and the city's only two Liberal MPs — backbencher Darshan Kang and Veteran Affairs Minister Kent Hehr — have a responsibility to keep it that way. "They need to speak up much ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Varcoe: Hehr says he'll fight to keep NEB in Calgary Reports get written … recommendations get made, things are looked at and sometimes they are absolutely ignored,” Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr said in an interview Friday. “In my view, the National Energy Board should stay right in Calgary. We ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my hon. colleague from Surrey Centre for his passion and advocacy for veterans and their families. Next week is ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), six Veterans Affairs Canada staff oversee and administer the critical injury benefit program. Three full-time equivalent, FTE, employees oversee disability ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, as the member is well aware, we are committed to a pension-for-life option for our veterans. We made that announcement this year, and those ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, budget 2017 focuses on the overall well-being of veterans and their families by investing in mental health supports, educational opportunities, and career transition services. ...

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 in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his commitment to veterans across Canada. We are committed to finding veterans more work in both the public sector ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Hydrocarbon Engineering Carbon dioxide to commercial products On behalf of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, the Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre and Canada's Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, have announced that ...

Mentioned by Hydrocarbon Engineering Carbon dioxide to commercial products On behalf of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, the Honourable Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre and Canada's Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, have announced that ...

Mentioned by CanadianManufacturing.com Alberta project aims to turn carbon emissions into commercial products Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, announced Mar. 3 that the Government of Canada will provide up to $10 million to InnoTech Alberta's Carbon Conversion Technology Centre project. The Government of Alberta is matching the federal ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his advocacy on behalf of veterans and their families and his constituents. I know this is an extremely difficult ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, our thoughts are with the family and friends and those impacted by this tragedy. It is deeply saddening to hear of anyone taking his ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, the well-being of veterans and their families is at the heart of all we do at Veterans Affairs. Delivering timely benefits is an area ...

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