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Conservative MP for St. Albert—Edmonton (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 45% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition from Canadians from coast to coast. The petitioners wish to draw to the attention of this House ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Nice to see former MP Deb Grey, a woman of many firsts, at caucus. Parts of Deb's Edmonton-North riding are now rep… https://t.co/voNerFztCa

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Madam Speaker, I would ask the member for Edmonton West about the issue of standing in Bill C-69. Peeling that back to the last election, we ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'Tears are always behind our eyes': Alberta mothers of impaired-driving victims unite to fight federal bill Conservative MP Michael Cooper hosted the event. He has been calling for harsher impaired-driving sentences since before the Liberal government tabled its omnibus bill. If passed, Bill C-75 will achieve the opposite, Cooper said. "More impaired drivers ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Alberta mothers join MP in calling for changes to impaired driving laws St. Albert-Edmonton MP Michael Cooper wants the federal government to reconsider some proposed changes to the way impaired drivers are prosecuted in Canada. A group of Alberta-based mothers, who lost children to impaired drivers, is joining him.

Posted on Twitter Nice to connect w/ many #StAlbert #yeg residents at my annual BBQ. Thanks to all those who stopped by. https://t.co/uii7vc8oCo

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister claimed that the cost of the pipeline would be $4.5 billion. We now know that it is not true, that it ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak to Bill C-59, an act respecting national security matters. This is a massive omnibus bill, more than 140 pages long. ...

Posted on Twitter @Trevor_Horne @DaneLIoyd He took 77% in the by-election. I look forward to when he takes 80% plus in 2019. An exce… https://t.co/ny7YGVXtSz

Posted on Twitter @Trevor_Horne @DaneLIoyd He doesn't owe anyone an apology for high-fiving a colleague for concluding a long voting… https://t.co/upREOoRN20

Posted on Twitter Met w/ Taiwan's new Representative to Canada Winston Wen-yi Chen & officials from the Taipei Economic & Cultural Of… https://t.co/1naOWyCoQi

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... No, Madam Minister, I am not misrepresenting anything. I think I was quite clear that you are taking a sentence, under an indictable that is punishable ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I want to ask the member for Surrey—Newton about the matter of delay, because the hybridization of offences is purported to be related to ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Justice claims that Bill C-75 has nothing to do with sentencing. Bill C-75 makes serious indictable offences prosecutable by way of ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Pipeline viewpoints clash in the heart of oil country Gathering outside the downtown St. Albert office of Conservative MP Michael Cooper on Monday, protesters from Leadnow — an environmental advocacy group that has come out against last week's $4.5-billion Kinder Morgan buyout — said federal and ...

Posted on Twitter W/ @DaneLIoyd at the Canadian Walk for Veterans. Great turnout today in #yeg in support of Canada's veterans. https://t.co/Am6ziq37Sn

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca St Albert MP predicts more months of delays in erasing 'zombie laws' A constitutional cleanup of the Criminal Code is still several months away, according to the MP for St. Albert, as frustration grows for the family of Lyle and Marie McCann. Michael Cooper is having trouble understanding why the bill that would clear ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Sustainable Development Act Madam Speaker, I found the member's speech to be quite informative. When he talked about some of the targets of the environment minister, he illustrated how ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Justice, in response to the question posed by the hon. member for Niagara Falls, stated that she is committed to getting ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-375 Let us hope, but we'll see in a few minutes. I'll speak to a couple of points that were made. To Mr. MacGregor's point, I wholeheartedly ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Conservatives call on Justice Minister to fill judicial vacancies Conservatives call on Justice Minister to fill judicial vacancies. Conservative MP Michael Cooper called on the federal government Tuesday to get a move on in appointing federal judges, saying the vacancies contributed to several recent high-profile ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-375 Thank you, Mr. Jowhari. I have a couple of quick questions. I'll ask them all, and then you can answer all at once. First, with respect ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald More judges needed to alleviate court backlogs, says Conservative MP “There are a lot of reasons for the backlog but the most straightforward thing, the easiest fix in order to help deal with it is to get judges appointed and to fill judicial vacancies in a timely manner,” said Michael Cooper, the MP for St. Albert ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. I want to follow up with Sergeant Laflamme and Ms. Mosley with respect to preliminary hearings. You ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors I'm now going to turn to Mr. Dore from Australia. You talked a little bit about the juror support program in Victoria, and you cited some ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have two questions. I will pose them both and then the witnesses can answer. Mr. Rodrigue, you made reference to the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors Mr. Kyllo, you alluded to the Manitoba debriefing program. We really haven't heard much evidence about that program. I understand it was established in 2005, but ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Nomination of the Honourable Sheilah L. Martin to the Supreme Court of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Madam Minister. Thank you, Ms. Campbell, for your presentations, for your work, and the work of the advisory board in ...