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

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

This week

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #936 on Bill C-316 Amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors)

Voted Yes on Vote #935 on Bill C-376 Designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month

Voted No on Vote #934 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #933 on Bill C-85 Amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other ...

A week 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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on M-154, Situation of Endangered Whales Thank you. Aquatic invasive species have been a long-time concern for me, particularly in our interior water systems, especially those that are so important to our ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on M-154, Situation of Endangered Whales Thank you. Mr. MacLean, I'll start off with you, and if anybody else has an answer to this question, I'd appreciate hearing it. I'll be very ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. I'm going to carry on along the same lines I was going in the last section of questioning. An earlier question identified a ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all of those successful in yesterdays civic elections in the North Okanagan-Shuswap. I look forw… https://t.co/nkCVUy1ywP

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Continuing our #FOPO small craft harbour tour as the sun comes up over Prince Rupert this morning. With… https://t.co/DR5OPy5XRX

Posted on Twitter Restarting the #FOPO Fisheries Committee study and tour of small craft harbours. First top today in #Nanaimo BC wit… https://t.co/KAJFwonQXv

Posted on Twitter 2018 Theme – With Her: A Skilled GirlForce Educated and skilled workers are in great demand. Today, and every day,… https://t.co/z759eKxhKw

Posted on Twitter So Thankful to live in the best country in the world and among the greatest people in the country. https://t.co/izl5cHTtaf

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.

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, it is a bit awkward for me to stand to speak to a divorce bill, having enjoyed almost 40 years of a very happy ...

Posted on Twitter Happy Seniors Day. Each day I think of Seniors and their contribution to our communities, including my grandparent… https://t.co/XWaNnbaa78

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Accessible Canada Act Mr. Speaker, a couple of things I have noticed in the debate today is that there is all kinds of talk about punishment or penalties for ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Letter: Be public about Conservative push This gentleman posted three letters in the last month: one praising Mel Arnold, one praising himself, and one praising councillors Brian Quiring and Scott Anderson. Mel Arnold, we know, is the elected MP for this area and a conservative, then Scott ...

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star Letter: Be public about Conservative push This gentleman posted three letters in the last month: one praising Mel Arnold, one praising himself, and one praising councillors Brian Quiring and Scott Anderson. Mel Arnold, we know, is the elected MP for this area and a conservative, then Scott ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I have to say this is my first experience at these late night sittings. I happened to be away last week on fisheries committee ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, there are a few things the member and I have discussed that he did not bring up in his speech, and I would like ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Bill C-68 Yes, I've circulated to the members and, I believe, to the legislatives clerks proposed changes to CPC-17. If you like, I can read out the new ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 Madam Chair, I'd like to ask the officials here about the example that was provided of someone being appointed as a commissioner, not having done any ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 Madam Chair, I am moving this amendment. There are two sections to this. The first section is in terms of projects that may result in “the ...

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