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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Chilliwack—Hope (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 42% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, no matter the final result, the provincial election in B.C. has put the Trans Mountain expansion project at risk, with avowed pipeline opponents now ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to a federal carbon tax or a price on carbon: (a) what analysis was conducted between 2015-2017 by the Department of Natural Resources with ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the decision by the government to designate all Canadian waters in the Arctic as indefinitely off-limits to future oil and gas licensing, a ...

Posted on Twitter When will PMJT stop putting BC Liberal MPs jobs ahead of the jobs of energy workers & champion the… https://t.co/b0gKx1y5al

Posted on Twitter If he's in Burnaby today he should be championing the Trans Mountain pipeline project he approved instead of holdin… https://t.co/9n2soLPOW3

A week ago

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 No on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted No on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, for unemployed energy workers, Liberal talk on approving pipelines is cheap. Not a single shovel has hit the ground to get a single kilometre ...

Posted on Twitter @dorkusxx Thanks for the kind words, Dean.

Posted on Twitter When will the Prime Minister have the courage to come to British Columbia to sell the pipeline projects that he has… https://t.co/s672RPL7Oo

Spoke in the House on National Energy Board Mr. Speaker, the world already thinks we have the best energy regulator in the world. The Prime Minister revealed his true feelings toward the oil sands ...

Posted on Twitter No amount of additional red tape will turn a pipeline opponent into a pipeline proponent #NationalEnergyBoard… https://t.co/K4xViMIKN0

Posted on Twitter A classy move for @JustinTrudeau and @ThomasMulcair to stay for the duration of the tributes to @RonaAmbrose in the House of Commons today.

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Chilliwack MP seeks input with survey about anthem change Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl said more than 1,000 of his constituents have already weighed in. His latest survey is about Bill C-210, to amend the National Anthem Act, to change the lyrics of O Canada from “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us ...

Spoke in the House on Supply Management Mr. Speaker, the Conservative Party of Canada has always supported supply management. We supported it during each of our election campaigns and policy conventions. Most importantly, ...

Mentioned by Chilliwack Progress Chilliwack MP seeks input with survey about anthem change Chilliwack-Hope constituents are being surveyed to see if the national anthem O Canada should be made more gender neutral — or kept the way it is. Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl said more than 1,000 of his constituents have already weighed in.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, if the minister does not have the honour to resign, he should be fired. Instead of choosing to keep the disgraced minister in place, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Chilliwack-Hope MP says survey shows supervised site for Chilliwack is opposed by most respondents “The response was overwhelming,” said MP Mark Strahl about the opinion survey from February 2017. “A strong majority of people in Chilliwack-Hope want the Federal government to consult communities before opening drug injection sites. Further, they do ...

Mentioned by Chilliwack Progress Chilliwack-Hope MP says survey shows supervised site for Chilliwack is opposed by most respondents “The response was overwhelming,” said MP Mark Strahl about the opinion survey from February 2017. “A strong majority of people in Chilliwack-Hope want the Federal government to consult communities before opening drug injection sites. Further, they do ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you to the witnesses for your presentations. I want to talk to Mr. Scholz. As you just heard in the questioning back and forth, there ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, it is always a pleasure and a privilege to rise in the House to speak on behalf of the people of Chilliwack—Hope and to ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. As you can see, for our side of the table this is a very popular panel. We have a few ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you very much. If there's any time left, I'll share it with Mr. Barlow. We've had several meetings already, and one of the witnesses we ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Battle over House rule changes could put Liberal backbenchers back in the spotlight Not surprisingly, Conservative MP Mark Strahl – who spent nearly a decade on the same government benches now occupied by Chagger and her fellow Liberals, and now serves as his party's natural resources critic – has a very different perspective.

Mentioned by Chilliwack Progress Chilliwack-Hope MP calls on Ottawa to rollback tougher mortgage rules Have new federal mortgage rules helped to cool a red-hot housing market in the Lower Mainland or have they simply stymied the dreams of first-time home buyers? Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl says he's heard from local homebuyers and mortgage ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you. I would argue, in response to some previous questioning, that a prolonged and very purposeful campaign against Canadian oil is a large part of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Future of Canada’s Oil and Gas, Mining and Nuclear Sectors in ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for coming to talk to us today. Mr. Stensil, I spent some time in the north, although not ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Canadian Nuclear ... Okay, and I want to pick up on that again. When our government made decisions on energy projects, be they mining projects or pipelines—in question period ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Future of Canada’s Oil and Gas, Mining and Nuclear Sectors in ... Thank you Mr. Chair. Ms. Gelfand, thank you for your presentation. It was very interesting. Unfortunately, I will have to continue in English. In your news ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Future of Canada’s Oil and Gas, Mining and Nuclear Sectors in ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses. Mr. Harvel, you mentioned the social licence. Coming from British Columbia, I think it's more a lack ...