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Conservative MP for Bow River (Alberta)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Allowing hemp flower, leaf sales a welcome change for growers https://t.co/q9OVI8linG

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thanks @CountyofNewell for hosting many Mayors, Reeves, (some new, some experienced) MLAs, and MP. Tremendous oppor… https://t.co/0Th8VOFgx2

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter What a surprise - "CBC’s management is still wedded to the same old closed, regulatory, subsidy-driven model as bef… https://t.co/0DAavG1Q0R

Posted on Twitter This has been a brutal process that the Liberals put type 1 diabetics in while denying that they had done so. https://t.co/Z2C5MO8kct

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Appreciated the honour in @Strathmore_Town at @BrooksBandits vs @CalgaryCanucks to introduce @MayorFule and drop wi… https://t.co/xtRutLHVrU

Posted on Twitter Thanks to @CountyofNewell for leadership in combating this - Invasive weed causes alarm in Alberta https://t.co/YMNVmlefz3

This week

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted No on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted No on Vote #429 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #428 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the skating rink currently being installed on Parliament Hill: (a) what is the total amount budgeted for the construction, assembly and operation of ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on George Freeman Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to the life of George Freeman. George was a pillar of his community in the town of Strathmore. ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems To follow up, how do you establish an off-reserve setting for a group that is reserved in one place and may have a mix of people ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. I really appreciate learning about it. One of the things I do have experience ...

Spoke in the House on Tobacco and Vaping Products Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the intelligent presentation from my colleague and the many places she went in that discussion. One of the areas she touched a ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Okay. Thank you. One of the other things you talked about is the multi-ethnic part of banking that you try to work at. One of the ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my colleague's enthusiasm for this bill. He referred to changes with respect to the air passengers' bill of rights. I wonder what ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Health Madam Speaker, Health Canada will issue part one of the revised Canada food guide in early 2018. Its proposal suggests that a new category will be ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Madam Chair. I appreciate the witnesses' being here today and bringing forth the information and mentioning the things they're working with. One thing Sonya ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to stand up and speak, and I appreciate the speech of the member for Yukon. He is very forthright and ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance Tax changes have big affects on small business Recent small business tax changes proposed by the Trudeau Liberals were the focus of a roundtable discussion with Bow River MP Martin Shields earlier this month. The tax changes, originally proposed in July, targeted income sprinkling, passive income, ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I have already heard a lot of people speak about Bill C-49. I had the privilege of attending the hearings in September when I ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Just quickly, I think the education piece has been referred to, but partnerships are critical to make this work. I know for ...

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 ...

Three months 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 ...