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Conservative MP for St. Albert—Edmonton (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 61% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Voted No on Vote #176 Motion for closure

Voted No on Vote #177 Government Business No. 9 (Proceedings on Bill C-12, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to ...

Voted No on Vote #178 on Bill C-12 Respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-12 Respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, it is an honour to present a petition on behalf of Canadians. The petitioners wish to draw the House's attention to the fact that ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise to speak to Bill C-30, the budget implementation act. The Liberals, after failing to deliver a budget for ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Taiwan Relations Framework Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-315, An Act respecting a framework to strengthen Canada-Taiwan relations. Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise to introduce ...

Posted on Twitter Today I introduced the Canada-Taiwan Relations Framework Act to strengthen Canada-Taiwan relations. #Taiwan is on… https://t.co/nBPSeHho2e

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-315 An Act respecting a framework to strengthen Canada-Taiwan relations

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Today the Libs cut a deal with the NDP to cover-up the partisan vetting of judges by Trudeau’s PMO. The integrity o… https://t.co/RM1oIcGnAf

Posted on Twitter Great to help kick-off the 2021 #StAlbert Farmers' Market. Nice to see lots of people out shopping & supporting th… https://t.co/R9Ic7YZGdX

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, as life returns to normal in countries such as the U.S. and the U.K., here in Canada the government has offered no plan to ...

Posted on Twitter As life returns to normal in countries such as the US & UK, Justin Trudeau’s only plan is to keep Canadians locked… https://t.co/sQGgvs3Hd9

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, taking a page from the Chinese Communist regime and its lack of transparency, the government, in defiance of Parliament, is refusing to turn over ...

Posted on Twitter The Libs are defying an order of the #HoC to produce all documents relating to their massive national security fail… https://t.co/SzAHXkKQFb

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Thank you, Madam Chair. I'll direct my question to Senator Boisvenu, who is to be commended for his tireless advocacy for and support of victims. I ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I have to say I was a little astounded at a question put to the member by the member for Kingston and the Islands ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Madam Speaker, last year the government entered into an agreement to compensate federal public servants with Phoenix pay damages, and yet one year later retired and ...

Posted on Twitter I am happy to invite youth aged 16-21 to apply for the 2021-2022 NextGEN Advisory Council. This non-partisan body w… https://t.co/CqswFzu5me

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I will direct my questions to the Parole Board witness. I want to say first of all that the passage ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to speak to Bill C-204. It was introduced by my very good friend, the member for York—Simcoe. This legislation is ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of Elder Abuse Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. I'll direct my first question to you, Mr. Fleming. You cited the woeful lack of ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of Elder Abuse Thank you, Madam Chair. Ms. Miller, you talked about the failure to prosecute administrators, directors, officers and persons responsible for overseeing long-term care facilities in instances ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of Elder Abuse Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to the witnesses. I'll begin with Mr. Webb and perhaps let him continue where he finished off. The Criminal ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Judicial System Thank you for that. I want to ask you a little bit about virtual hearings and some of the concerns that have been raised. For example, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Judicial System Thank you. I would concur that the amount of funding we're talking about here with respect to juror pay and with respect to implementing other recommendations ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here. It's always good to see you come before our committee. I want to ask you about ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Federal Bill C-75 to reclassify some crimes Federal justice committee member and MP Michael Cooper is concerned that bill C-75 is expected to soon receive third and final reading. He said it would reclassify over 100 solely indictable offences, making them hybrid offences that in some cases ...

Mentioned by St. Albert Gazette Cooper slams Liberal fiscal update St. Albert-Edmonton MP Michael Cooper is calling the federal Liberal government's tax cuts “too little too late,” after the release of the most recent fiscal update. On Tuesday, the Liberal government released a fiscal update, unveiling measures aimed ...

Mentioned by St. Albert Gazette Cooper wants more jury support St. Albert-Edmonton MP Michael Cooper is introducing a bill to help improve the mental health of people who serve on juries. Cooper introduced a private members bill last Thursday that would allow jurors who are traumatized by evidence they see at ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Tories, NDP, push bill that would improve mental-health support for jurors Conservative deputy justice critic Michael Cooper says people who sit through gruesome trials and who suffer stress, anxiety and even post-traumatic stress disorder should be able to seek help from mental-health professionals. The Alberta MP said the ...

Mentioned by National Observer Tories, NDP, push bill that would improve mental-health support for jurors Federal opposition parties have joined forces to support a private member's bill aimed at improving mental-health support for jurors traumatized by the evidence they see during trials. Conservative deputy justice critic Michael Cooper says people who ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ex-juror suffering from PTSD applauds bill to allow discussion with mental health services This week Conservative MP Michael Cooper introduced a bill that would amend the Criminal Code to allow jurors to discuss aspects of trial deliberation with a medical clinician. The bill would amend Section 649, which prohibits jurors from disclosing ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-417 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors)