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

Won his last election, in 2019, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter My latest MP Report contains information on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, more on Bil… https://t.co/UHJXrPqler

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Government Business No. 10—Broadcasting Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and, from what I am seeing from the current government, possibly a privilege to be able to rise and speak ...

Voted No on Vote #140 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted No on Vote #141 Government Business No. 8 (Extension of sitting hours in June pursuant to Standing Order 27(1)) (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #142 Government Business No. 8 (Extension of sitting hours in June pursuant to Standing Order 27(1)) (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #143 Government Business No. 8 (Extension of sitting hours in June pursuant to Standing Order 27(1) (with amendment as ...

Posted on Twitter Our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Constable Shelby Patton who was killed while res… https://t.co/x6VfdUdwzZ

Posted on Twitter Public Service Week is June 13-19. Public Service employees have been performing key roles to keep us healthy and… https://t.co/BCBen0TMYh

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #138 Motion to adjourn the House

Posted on Twitter Cancelation of Keystone XL will be devastating for workers and families across Canada who depend on energy projects… https://t.co/VEqr2P1gO9

A week ago

Posted on Twitter With our Opposition Day Motion, my Conservative colleagues and I demanded that Justin Trudeau take immediate action… https://t.co/UtD1JsHydx

Posted on Twitter Thinking about this day, 77 years ago and the brave soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy and gave their liv… https://t.co/oRnIHAlETf

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon Again, I will say that your department manipulated the science and provided a report that diluted the science that was there. I want to move on. ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Corporate Offshore Licences Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all of the witnesses. My question is for Ms. Sonnenberg, so she may be able to give a ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Frozen at Sea Spot Prawns Thank you, Mr. Chair. I was expecting more presentation, but I'm glad that we have more time for questions. Thank you, Ms. Reid, for your presentation ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-30, an act to implement certain provisions of the budget ...

Spoke in the House on Petronella Peach Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate the life of one of the most upbeat advocates I have ever known. Petronella Peach, or Nel, as most ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank all of the witnesses for being here today for this study. Mr. Farrell, I want to start with you. I ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll go back to Mr. Beamish again. Mr. Beamish, I believe we need to understand every factor impacting our Pacific salmon and ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I would like to question the minister from Saint Boniface—Saint Vital on the budget. He talked a lot about support for indigenous communities and ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon I've moved it up. I hope that's better. I'm getting a nod from the clerk. Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll start over for Madame Gill. On ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Frozen at Sea Spot Prawns Thank you, Mr. Chair. What Canadians need is certainty. All we really want is the Liberal members to meet with the minister and relay to her ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate everybody's enthusiasm in this committee for covering so many topics, but we're talking about squeezing in more studies and more ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, last December the fisheries minister announced her Discovery Islands decision. She did not base the decision on science, she did not base the decision ...

Spoke in the House on North Okanagan—Shuswap Mr. Speaker, I know my constituents of the North Okanagan—Shuswap are good people, willing to support their country, but they are growing weary because the government ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Madam Speaker, the fisheries department's reinterpretation of regulations completely blindsided spot prawn harvesters in B.C. DFO's reinterpretation would actually force spot prawn harvesters to degrade their ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is interesting to hear the member speak about the programs the government has rolled out and all of the help it is trying ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-467 An Act to establish Royal Canadian Mounted Police Day

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 ...

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,.

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 ...

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 ...

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