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  • His favourite word is salmon.

Conservative MP for North Okanagan—Shuswap (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 39% of the vote.

Two days ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP defended It's unfortunate that the practise of publishing fake news seems to be spreading from the media into greater society. In a letter published Feb. 17, B. Cousins blamed North Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold for confusion surrounding electoral reform, and ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Posted on Twitter I heard him say that. https://t.co/zNey0FJq5F

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Opening of the CPC Leadership Debate in the Valley. 12 Candidates on stage @CpcLdr . Debating their visions for 201… https://t.co/tZuEubzSTL

Mentioned by Castanet.net Tory contender visits She spoke at the Schubert Centre, a community centre for seniors. Both current North Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold and former MP Colin Mayes were in attendance. While she has played up her East Coast roots in launching her leadership bid, ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Tory contender visits She spoke at the Schubert Centre, a community centre for seniors. Both current North Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold and former MP Colin Mayes were in attendance. While she has played up her East Coast roots in launching her leadership bid, ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Tired of political games Now, apparently it is more important to him to keep the Liberal party in power than it is to improve our democracy. No electoral reform for Canadians. Meanwhile, in this paper, Conservative MP Mel Arnold says, “People were confused about the voting ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted No on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted No on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Salmon Arm Observer Salmon society worries about future runs In a letter to North Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold, directors on the society's board submitted their concerns with the decrease in reproducing salmon in the Adams River Watershed and related river systems. The letter points out the Shuswap regional ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern Cod Stock and Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the ... I move that the committee request the minister and the deputy minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard to attend, either one or ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Salmon Arm Observer Election reform scrapped in Canada “It's another example of how their last election platform was out of touch,” said Mel Arnold, Conservative MP for North Okanagan-Shuswap. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posted a new mandate letter on the Ministry of Democratic Institutions ...

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to talking to people at home about @ErinOTooleMP and his plans. https://t.co/TSMgsYkr1d

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the government's disbursement of funds to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Oceana Inc. (Oceana): (a) what were the total disbursements of funds ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the mandate letter to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and specifically, the section which called for the review ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter @MelArnoldMP @VernonChamber @AstrongChamber @sicamouschamber @EnderbyChamber @CFNorthOkanagan @Futures_Shuswap @WorkBC

Posted on Twitter Deadline extended! Get funding to hire a student this summer. Employers can apply until February 3 #LeadersToday… https://t.co/fuXzx37ZMt

Posted on Twitter @BellLets_Talk_ Help end the stigma around mental health. Today is Bell's Let'Talk day. https://t.co/LlkkOtUKC4

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I thank the minister opposite for her presentation this morning. I can obviously see she is a strong supporter of Ukraine and its culture ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the member mentioned he had a town hall with a total of, I believe 50 people. I had a town hall also. I had ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Mr. Chair, before we get into our witnesses' testimony today, I would like to propose a motion. I'll give a bit of a preamble. The committee's ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to materials prepared for the Minister of Public Safety between September 1, 2016, and September 30, 2016: for every briefing document or docket prepared, ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I listened carefully to the member's speech this afternoon, and I have to admit that for the most part, he did a good job, ...

Spoke in the House on North Okanagan—Shuswap Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the people and opportunities of the North Okanagan—Shuswap. While the area is well known for its summertime holidays, with ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all of the witnesses here today. Your testimony is certainly appreciated, and your time. I guess my first ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to speak to Bill C-228, an act to amend the Fisheries Act in regards to closed containment ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you. I may be splitting my time with Mr. Sopuck. I'll get back to you, Ms. Venton. You made reference to, and there has been ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act, Study on Wild Atlantic Salmon ... I move: That the Committee request from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) all input received from DFO’s online public consultation related to the Fisheries ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act That will bring me back to another comment I'd like to make. I said that I come from a fishing and hunting and angling club. We ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act I have two minutes, so I'm sure you're not all going to have a chance to answer this question, but I would hope that maybe you ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the minister and the parliamentary secretary for being here today. First of all, I'd like to make a statement to ...