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  • His favourite word is justice.

Conservative MP for St. Albert—Edmonton (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I had the privilege of serving on the justice committee with the member for Cowichan—Malahat—Langford in the last Parliament. I had the benefit of ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Emergency Debate Mr. Speaker, I rise this evening to participate in this timely emergency debate initiated by my colleague, the hon. member for Lakeland, on the cancellation of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise to speak to the NDP motion regarding the Liberal plan to increase the basic personal amount from $12,298 to ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Celebrating the #LunarNewYear with the Hong De Cultural & Athletic Association #yeg https://t.co/9UeaQwtoZK

A week ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister. At a time when your government has been delivering massive deficits and debt, your government has also been delivering ...

Posted on Twitter Today, I questioned @Bill_Morneau on the hundreds of millions his government is giving to the likes of Mastercard,… https://t.co/ke0QWcPods

Posted on Twitter #ICAO this characterization is wrong. #Taiwan is NOT a province of China. TAIWAN is TAIWAN. Democratic & sovereign. https://t.co/QrZ8SXxLvO

Posted on Twitter W/ Helena Facsko, President of the Canadian Polish Historical Association. Celebrating the Association’s 15th anniv… https://t.co/6tckfCMtDW

Posted on Twitter Freedom of expression and the right to peacefully protest do not give any Canadian the license to break the law. I… https://t.co/42frPJFjWU

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter After receiving complaints from NW Edmonton residents about an ongoing smell believed to come from a nearby compost… https://t.co/fXHJWKBvNY

Spoke in the House on Health Madam Speaker, siblings Callum and Aislinn Stepaniuk of St. Albert, ages seven and 12, have cystic fibrosis carrying the R117H mutation. Due to a lack of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 Great. Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Daenzer and Mr. Farrant, I'll direct my questions to you. You gave powerful testimony today. We certainly heard you. All ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 That's fair. When the stress test was implemented it was to address an overheated market, primarily in Vancouver and the GTA, and there was a debate ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 I think you anticipate what's coming, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much. We had inquired about the Minister of Finance's availability. It was suggested by you, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 Sure. Mr. Fletcher, in your submission you noted, for the purposes of launching a task force to review the Canadian tax act, reducing complexity by 50%. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 Thank you for that. Now, switching gears a little bit to an issue that is near and dear to the constituents I represent in St. Albert—Edmonton, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, this is a question about Taiwan. The health and safety of Canadians depends on an effective, internationally coordinated response to the coronavirus. Taiwan has ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Taiwan Relations Mr. Speaker, earlier this month the people of Taiwan went to the polls, and with a record 75% voter turnout, President Tsai was re-elected with nearly ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the replacement of Canada’s polar class icebreakers: (a) what is the expected date of their replacement; (b) what are the planned roles for ...

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Ms. Austin. It's good to see you. I would be interested in your comments from Twitter's perspective on some of ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Right. I thank you for that, and I take your point and appreciate that you might not want to give an opinion on Mr. Warman. I ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Records Act Madam Speaker, I rise to speak to Bill C-93, an act that would provide for the possibility of a record suspension for a conviction in relation ...

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)