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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 Wise counsel! https://t.co/zLLZCDYxxF

Posted on Twitter Had the pleasure of hearing @LloydLongfield in QP the other week on the new low carbon economy fund with… https://t.co/UzJES3fCLN

Posted on Twitter Did you hear about @CathMcKenna’s new low-carbon fund, #ableg #abpoli #yyc? #AlbertaInnovates… https://t.co/LnnrPV4DMd

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Lt.-Col. Harvey on the well-deserved promotion! Happy to see more women in leadership positions #BZ https://t.co/9I5iTtqLgW

Posted on Twitter #BZ à la Lt.-Col. Harvey pour une promotion bien méritée! Heureux de voir plus de femmes en position de leadership https://t.co/9I5iTtqLgW

Posted on Twitter @hpliszka It takes leadership, but the key fact is that AB is a progressive place, and our people passionate about protecting human rights.

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, the health and wellness of veterans and their families is at the core of what we do. I am proud of the fact that ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government takes seriously the issues men and women face from their military service. In fact, our doors are open for any member of ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, Veterans Affairs works hard each and every day to provide veterans and their families with the care and support they need when and where ...

Mentioned by Victoria Lookout Minister highlights funding for veteran program Last week, the Colwood Pacific Activity Centre played host to a Member of Parliament. Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs, held a briefing at the centre to highlight the new role Military Family Resource Centres (MFRC) across the country will play ...

Mentioned by South Asian Link New Veterans Affairs Canada Office Opens In Surrey Centre Veterans, their families and local stakeholders were invited to join Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Randeep Sarai, Member of Parliament for Surrey Centre for the ribbon cutting ceremony ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com New Veterans Affairs Canada Office opens in Surrey Centre VETERANS, their families and local stakeholders were invited to join Kent Hehr, federal Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and Randeep Sarai, MP for Surrey Centre for the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than 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 ...

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