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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Great youth competing at @Strathmore_Town Skateboard Park. Enjoyed judging with @MayorEll https://t.co/tqaC0Robun

Posted on Twitter Met with terrific colleague Reeve Douglas and Councillor Christman @CountyofNewell #TownBassano Rodeo Beer Gardens https://t.co/hVBC1kBXHz

Posted on Twitter Enjoyed evening - trip down memory lane - for friends Heather and Herb 50th Wedding Party - Congratulations #cdnpoli https://t.co/wyIzIuKvXs

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thanks to #ArrowwoodLionsClub #VillageofArrowwood for tasty community Alberta Beef BBQ before Rodeo #cdnpoli https://t.co/8sAMwmtPam

Posted on Twitter What fantastic summer weather for the #Villageof Standard Sports Day and Unique rodeo events for kids. #cdnpoli https://t.co/EqhNyJVVna

Posted on Twitter @MarcyLField Check out the video on Standard Alberta #cdnpoli https://t.co/q2aYXjBVSG

Three days ago

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

This week

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 Yes 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)

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance MP Shields weighs in on Scheer selection for Conservatives With the recent ascension of Andrew Scheer to the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, Bow River MP Martin Shields was positive about the implications for the official Opposition moving forward. “Andrew Scheer has a tremendous amount of ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) MP Shields celebrates rural graduations Bow River MP Martin Shields has recently been making the rounds of the huge geographical area of his riding to visit as many high school graduation ceremonies as possible. “It's the season of graduations, which is always fun. I went to Lomond, I was ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my colleague's oratory. He has obviously woken up the House. I am afraid I am going to put everyone back to sleep. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the well-thought-out information my colleague presented. One of the things I have always firmly believed in and a lot of the things ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I really appreciate my colleague's comments. We have some similarities, in our backgrounds in education working with students and in what we are concerned ...

Spoke in the House on 2017 RBC Cup Championship Mr. Speaker, in August 2016, 130 Junior A hockey teams started the journey to the national championship, the RBC Cup. It was hosted during the third ...

Spoke in the House on Contribution of Ranchers and Farmers moved: That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize that the ongoing contribution of ranchers and farmers as stewards of the land and ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, one of the things we just heard the government say is that it would provide the equipment and training, but did it say it ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Vulcan Advocate 105-year-old celebrates birthday The party was complete with cake, cards, flowers and letters from the Queen, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Bow River MP Martin Shields and Gov. Gen. David Johnston. Happy Birthday was sung to her, with the tune being played on a violin. Two of her ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, one of the issues I have addressed with many municipalities in my constituency, of which there are many, is implementation at the municipal level. ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Madam Speaker, Canada has the third highest beer tax in the world, yet the Liberals' budget contains an escalator tax on beer sales. Thanks to this ...

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance Questions abound with upcoming Cannabis Act With a target date for marijuana legalization now set for mid-2018, Bow River MP Martin Shields is warning municipalities to brace for a new liberalized environment. “The marijuana is the big piece out there in the sense that although it's got a ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vauxhall Advance (blog) NAFTA reworking not as simple as Trump thinks: Shields Bow River MP Martin Shields is convinced it might not be a simple matter for President Donald Trump to lower the boom on the agreement. “It's a trade document that's not as easy for Trump to monkey with,” said Shields during a roundtable discussion ...

Mentioned by Strathmore Standard Shields hosts roundtables in Vulcan, Chestermere Bow River MP Martin Shields, right, hosted a round table discussion April 25 at the Vulcan Legion focusing on the 2017 budget. From left are Andrew Poncia, legislative assistant to Martin Shield, left, Jason Schneider, Vulcan County's reeve, Matt Crane ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Okay. The chair of the environment committee, our great chair, was recently quoted last week in a paper saying: In our recommendations we make it clear ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Federal Protected Areas and Conservation Objectives and Bill C-18 Now that we've established his credentials, he said: For this very reason, I oppose the application of an ecological integrity standard to the Rouge National Urban ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you. It's good to see all of you here today. Here is the airshed question I have. It was mentioned that ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Now you're getting to where I want to go. I'm an old guy, so I remember when the first airtight equipment for environment on our cars ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses today. It's always a learning experience, with the broad information you bring to us from ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 I really appreciate the witnesses we have today and the expertise they bring to this study. I loved the discussion on precautionary and risk, having spent ...