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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Colleague @MichelleRempel and I were guest hosts of @DanAlbas all-topic town hall in #Kelowna, with over 250 in att… https://t.co/unrW5eixXE

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I was at Access Precision Machining in #SalmonArm this morning, learning what a dramatic & positive impact the twi… https://t.co/bcuVEDjl9K

This week

Posted on Twitter Kudos to @Cathy_McLeod - the twinning of the #TransMountain #pipeline, she observed "For #Alberta, it's important,… https://t.co/PcvdOxo5N2

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter #FreeEnglishServices in the #Shuswap. 👍🇨🇦 #ShuswapImmigrantServices https://t.co/WeC9wrprR5

Posted on Twitter #SmallBusiness could feel more of an impact to their bottom lines. Important to be aware of how these changes can a… https://t.co/pahznBTvIJ

Posted on Twitter 2018 has been another memorable year representing the North Okanagan-Shuswap and I thank you for the opportunity.… https://t.co/O4krC6awMQ

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted No on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke in the House on Customs Act Madam Speaker, I rise today to question the Minister of Public Safety. A few moments ago, he said that most of this issue had been discussed, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Canada Games torch visits Vernon Torch in hand, Mayor Victor Cumming, Member of Parliament Mel Arnold and MNP partner Blair Gronlund began their relay run at Vernon City Hall. They made their way across Highway 97, finishing at the Vernon Recreation Centre. Afterward, a celebration ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development ... Thank you, Chair, and thank you to all of the witnesses for being here today. It was interesting in the spring when we went over the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-192, Episodic Disabilities Do I have two minutes? Thank you. Thank you all for being here today, including those here by teleconference. Could each of you give us an ...

Spoke in the House on Canada's Oil and Gas Sector Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to the speech from the member for Calgary Centre. I cannot believe how he can actually stand behind the Prime ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to speak to Bill C-86, the budget implementation act. I feel fortunate that I will get to ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Current State of Department of Fisheries and Oceans' Small Craft Harbours Thank you. It's alarming to me, as someone responsible to the taxpayers, to see this happening over and over again. This was a blatant case of ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Votes 1a, 5a and 10a under Department of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. And thank you, Minister, for being here, and all of your staff. I'm glad you mentioned a couple of things in your ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I rise today to strongly oppose this time allocation, this time limit on this bill. The minister is boasting about how there has been ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Script of remarks from Vernon Remembrance Day event Silver Cross mother Mrs Hilda Kolman, Mel Arnold, Member of Parliament for North Okanagan-Shuswap, Eric Foster, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Vernon-Monashee, Victor Cumming, Mayor of Vernon, my fellow veterans, ladies and gentlemen,.

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Current State of Department of Fisheries and Oceans' Small Craft Harbours Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, Alex, Todd and Robert, if I can call you by your first names, for being here. We are all ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Current State of Department of Fisheries and Oceans' Small Craft Harbours Thank you, Mr. Chair. I had the opportunity to tour southwestern Nova Scotia over the summer. I had the chance to get out to Wedgeport. I ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Meritorious Service Award Mr. Speaker, this morning I had the pleasure of being present at Rideau Hall, where a constituent, Mr. Norman Crerar, received the Meritorious Service Award. Mr. ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on M-154, Situation of Endangered Whales I want to carry on with the line of questioning from Mr. Casey, because I've talked directly to the people who were involved with the whale ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on M-154, Situation of Endangered Whales Thank you. This is a bit of a touchy subject, but I'm sometimes known for being overly honest and up front. In one of my previous ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Feds look at mussel money The federal government will look at how it distributes funds in the battle against aquatic invasive species. North Okanagan-Shuswap Conservative MP Mel Arnold received unanimous support for a motion he introduced calling on the House of Commons ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to speak to Bill C-84. I would first like to mention that I will be sharing my ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Locals taking action A group of concerned citizens in Vernon visited the office of Mel Arnold the MP for North Okanagan - Shuswap on Wednesday. The group of North Okanagan residents hand-delivered a summary of the most recent IPCC report stating, "Global Warming of 1.5 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to get up to speak to this motion by the member for Fort McMurray—Cold Lake. Since his coming to the ...

Spoke in the House on Bob Spiers Mr. Speaker, as we approach municipal and regional elections in the North Okanagan Shuswap, this month there will be one name missing from the ballot in ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Spiers tribute in Commons Spiers was a well-respected member of the Vernon community for his dogged determination in the pursuit of fiscal responsibility. Today, Spiers was remembered in the House of Commons by Member of Parliament for North Okanagan —Shuswap, Mel Arnold.

Mentioned by Castanet.net Spiers tribute in Commons Spiers was a well-respected member of the Vernon community for his dogged determination in the pursuit of fiscal responsibility. Today, Spiers was remembered in the House of Commons by Member of Parliament for North Okanagan —Shuswap, Mel Arnold.

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-365 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firefighting equipment)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-347 An Act providing for the award of a Canadian Search and Rescue Voluntary Service Medal