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

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Leadership race interesting Earlier this month Canadian businessman and reality TV host Kevin O'Leary announced he will be running for leader of the national Conservative Party. Okanagan-Shuswap Conservative MP Mel Arnold said the race for the party leadership is “getting more ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net MP Mel Arnold With controversial businessman Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, a local federal politician said Canadian officials need to be on their game. Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold said Canada will have to wait and see ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Trade may become tougher With controversial businessman Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, a local federal politician said Canadian officials need to be on their game. Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold said Canada will have to wait and see ...

This week

Mentioned by Castanet.net MP Mel Arnold With controversial businessman Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, a local federal politician said Canadian officials need to be on their game. Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold said Canada will have to wait and see ...

Posted on Twitter GR8 opening event #hometownhockey in #CityofVernon with # Eric Foster #AkbalMund and 450 grade 4 students. Events… https://t.co/z45nUaaoWL

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Local communities make pitch for federal cash Regional District of North Okanagan directors have met with Mel Arnold, North Okanagan-Shuswap MP, has he prepares information to give to the federal government for the 2017 budget. “The competition for funding will be even tighter,” said Conservative ...

Mentioned by InfoTel News Ltd Government to focus on bolstering rental supply in Vernon in effort to get residents housed VERNON - Getting Vernon residents housed was the focus as politicians, social agencies, and realtors met yesterday to discuss the city's affordable housing and homelessness issues. “It was a good conversation,” North Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Happy New Year to you as well.😁 @KindaleOkanagan @CapriInsurance @SunFMVernon @clbc_connect @1075KISSFM @NOKnights

Posted on Twitter Always a strong rivalry between @VernonVipers and @SASilverbacks. Going into the 3rd period Backs down by 1 and Vip… https://t.co/HZAN1dqEsS

A month ago

Posted on Twitter I voted Sicamous, BC on Which SledTown do you prefer? via @snoriders #poll https://t.co/wJn5ffHLFG

Posted on Twitter And they make it sound like $400,000 would have been a bargain. https://t.co/TArHI1AN4z

Posted on Twitter Happy to present a Canada 150 grant to @KindaleOkanagan on behalf of @melaniejoly & Min. of Heritage @CityofVernon… https://t.co/Z41Jg9uXWv

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted No on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, one of the things the member mentioned today was that when ministers are travelling abroad promoting Canada, they always have those issues of human ...

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 in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, I would like to recognize the Minister of Environment for introducing this step in formalizing the establishment of the Rouge National Urban Park. I ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Over the last little while we've been hearing differing testimony but with the same theme, that there seems to be a lack ...