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  • His favourite word is offences.

Conservative MP for St. Albert—Edmonton (Alberta)

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

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Expungement of Certain Cannabis-related Convictions Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise on Bill C-415, a private member's bill introduced by my friend the hon. member for Victoria. It is legislation ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I rise to speak to Bill C-51, a massive omnibus bill. Perhaps it is not surprising that when we are talking about a massive ...

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Voted No on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted No on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, many jurors suffer from mental health issues arising from their jury service, and yet they are prevented from getting the full mental health support ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Saying goodbye to Kelsey Evaniew who has done outstanding work as part of #ParliamentHill office team. I wish her a… https://t.co/0WYsilExnx

Spoke in the House on Canada's Oil and Gas Sector Mr. Speaker, I rise this evening to participate in the emergency debate on the jobs and economic crisis in my home province of Alberta, where so ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I rise once again to speak to Bill C-75. One of the biggest problems with Bill C-75 is that, although the objective of the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition, signed by several hundred Canadians, urging the House to pass Bill S-240, which is being sponsored by my ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code moved that Bill C-417, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors), be read the second time and referred to a committee. ...

Posted on Twitter Encouraged by the strong cross-party support for my Bill C-417 so jurors can talk w/ mental health professionals ab… https://t.co/kKk2Oucp8R

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak to Bill S-215, introduced by Senator Dyck and sponsored in this place by the hon. member for Winnipeg Centre. The ...

Posted on Twitter Commemorating the 85th anniversary of #Holodomor w/ Leo Korownyk, a constituent, who is a survivor of one of the wo… https://t.co/2bSn3e5Qwk

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Kicking-off the Christmas season at the #StAlbert Snowflake Festival. https://t.co/AMJr6C9WQf

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 I'll try, Mr. Chair. Mr. Pinsky, regarding relocation, toward the end of your presentation you addressed the issue of burden of proof in terms of parents ...

Posted on Twitter Incredible that @MPCelina & other Libs are defending hybridization of serious criminal offences in Bill C-75 by try… https://t.co/kzl1nkbaOE

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. I'll address my first question to Ms. Bourke. You discussed the issue of relocation, and you endorsed ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter At #StAlbert #RemembranceDay2018 where many in our community came to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice &… https://t.co/U130yA1Ztp

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 ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the minister for being here. First, it's encouraging that the best interests of the child is a centrepiece of ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you, Mr. Chair. What this clause would do is strike down the language eliminating peremptory challenges. The reason we're introducing this as an amendment rather ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think some of the comments made by my colleagues, all of whom I respect as members of this committee, are off ...

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

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you, Mr. Chair. In light of the fact that we're going to be putting forward a number of these, I'd like to address the issue ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. Perhaps I'll begin with Mr. Adler and your presentation respecting the hybridization of certain very serious offences, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Professor Coughlan, I appreciate your submission with respect to zombie laws. You mentioned the case of Travis Vader, who murdered Lyle and ...