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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Announced funding $393,750 for @BowValley's Strathmore learning and innovation centre through the strategic investm… https://t.co/sRvLjqupb5

Posted on Twitter Annoncé inv. de 393 750$ au centre d'apprentissage & d'innovation Strathmore de @bowvalley grâce au Fonds d'invst s… https://t.co/HYz78DAu5A

Posted on Twitter Completely inappropriate behaviour by members of Conservative Caucus. They should know better. https://t.co/4VIEBC0HvD #ableg #cdnpoli #yyc

Posted on Twitter Quelle attitude déplorable du Caucus conservateur. C'est honteux https://t.co/4VIEBC0HvD #polcan

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Good News! #ableg #yyc #cdnpoli https://t.co/bDXHvcvbcT

Posted on Twitter @bergen_lorne Implementing carbon price & creating THE NA standard for env protections is ignoring the env? Please educate yourself.

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Voted No on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Calgarians protest electoral reform decision Chanting "keep your promises" and "electoral reform now," around 70 people gathered in front of Calgary-Centre MP Kent Hehr's office Saturday to decry Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision not to move forward with a major campaign promise. Trudeau ...

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 in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Chair, our government is keenly aware of the situation in Alberta. I can assure members in this House that our government has approached the economic ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, our department is committed to getting our soldiers, sailors, and aviators the care they need when and where they need it. We go through ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am extremely proud to be reopening doors that were previously closed to veterans and their families. Veterans have selflessly served our country and ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to part a), a diagnosed medical condition and evidence that the condition or disability is related to military service is required to ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Veterans Affairs Canada office reopens in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Jan. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Veterans, their families and local officials today joined Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister ...

Mentioned by The Province Veterans Affairs Canada office reopens in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Jan. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Veterans, their families and local officials today joined Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Veterans Affairs Canada office reopens in Thunder Bay 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Veterans, their families and local officials today joined Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence ...

Mentioned by Calgary Sun Hehr hands out Liberal Confederation cash in Calgary Calgary Centre MP Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs, announced $640,642 for 10 different projects throughout the city to build on the future by respecting the past, like recognizing the contributions of unique Canadians. "We want to celebrate ...

Mentioned by Calgary Sun Celebrations, community projects for Canada's 150th revealed Kent Hehr Canada 150 Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr is pictured with Woodlands School students at an announcement for the Canada 150 celebrations at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre. The Government of Canada is providing funding for ...

Three months ago

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 in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, Veterans Affairs Canada does not track data-specific information for veterans claiming benefits for sexual harassment, sexual trauma, and sexual assault, as a service-related injury ...

More than three months ago

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