Blaine Calkins

Red Deer - Lacombe

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November 19, 2019

Raquel Dancho - Meet our new MPs

We have a number of new MPs heading to the House of Commons - some for the very first time. We'll be profiling these new MPs over the next couple of weeks, watch below!

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November 14, 2019

Scheer blasts Blanchet, Trudeau for divisive attacks on western Canada

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued a statement on Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet’s comments yesterday following his meeting with Justin Trudeau:“Mr. Blanchet’s comments yesterday toward western Canada were both insulting and completely disingenuous.“Insulting because he accused westerners of faking a unity...

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November 13, 2019

Scheer lays out Conservative priorities for throne speech in meeting with Trudeau

During a meeting with Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer outlined his priorities for the upcoming speech from the throne. Last week, Scheer called on Trudeau to immediately recall Parliament to deal with four pressing policy areas – keeping Canada strong and united, helping Canadians get ahead, restoring ethics and...

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Blaine Calkins

Meet The Candidate

Blaine Calkins is the Member of Parliament for the federal constituency of Red Deer – Lacombe, and one of the Conservative Party of Canada’s longest serving MPs.  Prior to the 2015 Federal Election, Blaine was the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Wetaskiwin.  

Recently served as the Deputy Shadow Minister for Parks and Conservation, the Chair of the Conservative Party Alberta Caucus and the Chair of the Conservative Hunting and Angling Caucus, Blaine is passionate about the constituents he represents, his province and his country.

To date as a Parliamentarian, the Chair of the Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee, and served on numerous other standing committees including: Public Safety, National Defense, Justice, Environment, Fisheries and Oceans and Veterans Affairs.  Blaine has also served as the Chair of the Legislative Committee for Bill C-18 (Ending the Canadian Wheat Board Monopoly), The Chair of the Subcommittee of Finance for Bill C-38 (Jobs, Growth and Prosperity Act), 

Blaine has been married to his wife Barbara for 22 years and together they have 3 children.  Blaine and his family reside in Lacombe, not far from the family farm where he was raised.  In his spare time, Blaine likes to escape to the outdoors for camping and fishing as much as possible. 

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