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  • His favourite word is chair.

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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter September 26, is National Police and Peace Officers Memorial Day. Today we mourn those who lost their lives in the… https://t.co/lcAgUolcvG

This week

Posted on Twitter Great to be out this week reconnecting with local business professionals @ Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce BA5 h… https://t.co/2cp3JITYP1

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Sincere congratulations to Premier-elect @TimHoustonNS @nsgov #NovaScotiaElection https://t.co/GB8ocDnBPF

Posted on Twitter How someone can defend holding an election during a potentially life-threatening State of Emergency shows a lack of… https://t.co/OFQal51Sq2

Posted on Twitter It was with great sadness that we learned of the loss this community has suffered after having been through so much… https://t.co/DQdxt4gHU8

Posted on Twitter Our thoughts are with those being impacted by the wildfires in the North Okanagan-Shuswap and across @BC. Check… https://t.co/tz8WjNYIPJ

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to provide this complementary report to the report from the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on the state of ...

Spoke in the House on Member for North Okanagan—Shuswap Madam Speaker, as this parliamentary sitting nears conclusion, I stand in appreciation of Canadians I have been honoured to work with through the challenges of the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I listened to the minister's speech. He went on at length about what the Liberals had spent on the defence department and how they ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Corporate Offshore Licences Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for what I think is their fairly honest testimony here today. Mr. Mallet, thank you for ...

More than three months 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 ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I certainly will bring it back to how it applies to this legislation and this particular amendment. This amendment will put parameters ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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