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  • His favourite word is municipalities.

Conservative MP for Bow River (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Posted on Twitter Today: voting on M-108! Thanks for your support of recognizing farmers & ranchers as stewards of the land & conserv… https://t.co/73qqIhbSDv

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted Yes on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Contribution of Farmers and Ranchers Madam Speaker, it was an honour to listen to my colleagues speak in the House. The member for Hastings—Lennox and Addington said that the best lessons ...

This week

Posted on Twitter They are the majority of job creators in Canada! https://t.co/kZerAvTvww

Posted on Twitter If you have not voted in advance polls for Alberta Municipalities and School Boards. Please do it Monday!! https://t.co/fhNUeJt9A0

Posted on Twitter This is shameful as they spend so much on a book cover and there are double digit Remembrance Ceremonies/Cenotaphs… https://t.co/z8QqAadjlT

Posted on Twitter Great to be at the #TownofVulcan #HealthFoundation Gala Fundraiser with #DualingPiano's Entertaining #cdnpoli https://t.co/hFffjOLs1O

Posted on Twitter Thanks for the invitation to #VillageofBeiseker for recognition of volunteers and Canada 150 recipients #cdnpoli https://t.co/0xk7JilRYc

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Federal Sustainable Development Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to speak to Bill C-57, an act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act. The bill was ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, Murray and Lorraine, in my riding of Bow River, say they could not afford to both keep the family farm operation and contribute to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate the panel that is here today and the opinions they are expressing. First I'd like to go to Mr. Froese. ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance MD council finds feds small business tax vexing The proposed small business tax has been a hot issue throughout the country and now the M.D. of Taber is throwing their opinion into the ring. The discussion came up during the M.D. regular meeting on Sept. 26, as Bow River MP Martin Shields is hosting ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) New ag funding announced “The one I'm probably most familiar with is the feedlot safety program,” said Bow River MP Martin Shields. “The standards they developed, code of practice, it's sort of one of those groundbreaking things that people in other countries are picking up ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, my colleague always brings lots of thoughtful opinions to our discussions. We may not always agree, but I do appreciate his thoughtful comments. I ...

Spoke in the House on Municipal Elections in Alberta Mr. Speaker, voters across Alberta will take to the polls on October 16 and choose their municipal representatives. I want to offer my sincere thanks to ...

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Madam Speaker, I very much appreciate the comments from my colleague from British Columbia. Given his age and mine, I probably remember having been in the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget I appreciate that. You mentioned something about the gas tax, which I know a little bit about. You also mentioned StatsCan and the population. Many of ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to be here this evening to address my question to my learned colleague, the parliamentary secretary. It is an opportunity ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, Rick, in my riding of Bow River, owns a three-generation farm. He works it with his children and his grandchildren. The Minister of Finance ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Broadway World Century Old Alberta Prairie Farmhouse Redefined A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly redefined Alberta Prairie Farmhouse was held Thursday, September 14th with Member of Parliament, Mr. Martin Shields along with Doreen Cowan, granddaughter of the original Bergquist family. History: Originally ...

Mentioned by Forimmediaterelease.net (press release) Century Old Alberta Prairie Farmhouse Redefined A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly redefined Alberta Prairie Farmhouse was held Thursday, September 14th with Member of Parliament, Mr. Martin Shields along with Doreen Cowan, granddaughter of the original Bergquist family. Circa 1935, settled ...

Mentioned by LifePulseHealth Century Old Alberta Prairie Farmhouse Redefined A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly redefined Alberta Prairie Farmhouse will be held Thursday, September 14th with Member of Parliament, Mr. Martin Shields along with Doreen Cowan, granddaughter of the original Bergquist family. History: My sister ...

Mentioned by PR Newswire (press release) Century Old Alberta Prairie Farmhouse Redefined A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly redefined Alberta Prairie Farmhouse was held Thursday, September 14th with Member of Parliament, Mr. Martin Shields along with Doreen Cowan, granddaughter of the original Bergquist family. Circa 1935, settled ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-49 Okay. Thank you. Moving to Grain Growers of Canada, thank you for mentioning the oats. People may not know, but the area you live in is ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-49 Thank you, Madam Chair. I appreciate the expertise here in the room today. Obviously, I have very little compared to the knowledge sitting here at the ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-49 Thank you, Madame Chair. I appreciate the opportunity to be here and to participate in this committee this week. You can thank us from the west ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Spring ... Right, back to the building codes.... We can talk about hail insurance. The hail insurance guys do a seeding program to reduce the amount of hail. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing on Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada What a surprise. It's a challenge. All those pieces, if you were coming back from a year later to see what you have here, I think ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and Subject Matter ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I appreciate the people being here today answering the questions as well as they can. When the environment minister was here last—and ...