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Conservative MP for Bow River (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 77% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter There was a significant number of constituents who attend a Rural Crime mtg in Keoma @RockyViewCounty hosted by… https://t.co/Oti250KixS

Posted on Twitter Glad to be back at a @brooks_rotary @CityofBrooks @CountyofNewell meeting and enjoyed being back in though often i… https://t.co/vex9qncz00

Posted on Twitter The last building has survived and has been restored - fantastic. https://t.co/vvS7yTMPR2

Posted on Twitter Who ends up paying penalties when producers, to shippers, to port do not meet delivery dates? My guess is that it g… https://t.co/fWuKjPhPpK

Posted on Twitter It was homemade pie day at @CityofBrooks @CountyofNewell #PrairiePioneers Center. Enjoyed the visit with super grou… https://t.co/ie2JhUvXq6

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I very much appreciated the opportunity to speak with the excellent Mayor and Council of @Strathmore_Town Grassroot… https://t.co/uZtAE23lVO

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to talk tonight about the Canada food guide and the changes to it. The government is proposing massive changes to ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) Federal government needs to step up in Alberta/BC trade war; Shields With a full-scale inter-provincial trade war now brewing between B.C. and Alberta over the construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Bow River MP Martin Shields believes it is imperative that the federal government intervene before further ...

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted No on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted Yes on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts in Canada It helps identify that. You talked about the variety of pots of money out there: you have $36 million, you have $30 million, you have $168 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted No on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I, too, have listened to the debate today, and I find some interesting comments being made. In the statement my colleague just made, she ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Trans Mountain Pipeline Mr. Speaker, Canada needs the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion now. Oil is being sold at up to 50% discount to the United States because we do ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Secondary Supply Chain Products in the Forestry Sector in Canada Let's talk about the pine beetle in the sense of natural forest fires. The indigenous people used to burn the mountains down on a regular basis ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-64 Thank you, Madam Chair. I appreciate the witnesses today and the topic that you are clarifying. Your Worship, you talked about many coastal communities. Have you ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-50, an act to amend the Canada Elections Act. Last Friday, my office got a call from ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the foresight my colleague has in the things he brought forward. One of the things that has been mentioned is the direction ...

Spoke in the House on Tobacco and Vaping Products Act Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Beauport—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île d'Orléans—Charlevoix. I rise today to speak to Bill S-5, an act to amend ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government expenditures and communication with CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC) of Beijing, China, broken down by department and agency, and since November 4, 2015: ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) 2017 Vauxhall Year in Review As part of a visit from Bow River MP Martin Shields to Vauxhall town council during their regular meeting on Aug. 15, Mayor Margaret Plumtree asked about what was being done about high speed Internet in rural Alberta. September 8: The second annual ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) MP Shields weighs in on fall session issues With the fall session of Parliament closed on Dec. 13, Bow River MP Martin Shields took time to reflect on some of the issues and legislation debated in the House of Commons. Sharply rising rates of incarceration for indigenous females in Canada is an ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems Yes, we would prefer to have no prison system in the country, which would be the best thing to have for anybody, but when you talked ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems I think you have led to where I was before. To me, the most critical point, moving forward, is the “who” because looking at somebody else ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Madam Speaker, as this is probably the last time I will have an opportunity to speak formally in the House before Christmas break, I would like ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems As I listened to you and read that, I thought it was two individual things. What you've done is you've tied it together. When you read ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-57 That's no problem. Standardization is an interesting topic. I spent a year on a committee in Alberta where we were working with wetlands and the government ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Violence Against Young Women and Girls In Canada, Gender-Based Analysis, and Supplementary ... Yes, university students got shot and killed in those days, and I lived through that. Let me give a shout-out to Cantara Safe House in our ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) Commons passes private farmers/ranchers bill from MP Shields Commons passes private farmers/ranchers bill from MP Shields. Posted on November 23, 2017 by Vauxhall Advance. MAKING THE ROUNDS: Bow River MP Martin Shields speaks with constituents during a recent roundtable discussion at the Taber Legion Hall. TIMES ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) MP Shields voices concerns with cannabis legalization by federal government “It's to do with marijuana in particular what they're doing, trying to update it so it would match marijuana being legalized,” said Bow River MP Martin Shields. “It is a challenge in the sense that we believe with the marijuana, they're going to ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) Fear-mongering over marijuana I was recently dismayed and gobsmacked by the comments by MP Martin Shields about the legalization of marijuana. He is either incompetent, or intentionally trying to disseminate blatantly false information for some reason(s). I am utterly disappointed ...