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Welcome to our website! Through this webpage you will be able to sign up to receive notices of events and volunteer opportunities, as well as view updates about our Member of Parliament, Blaine Calkins. We want to hear from you, and engage in meaningful conversation to continue our fight to...

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June 25, 2020

Back to Work Bonus - Andrew Scheer announces Conservative proposal to help workers and local businesses as they reopen

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, today announced the Back to Work Bonus, a Conservative proposal to make the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) more flexible and generous.“Since the pandemic began, Conservatives have been putting forward constructive solutions to help...

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June 19, 2020

Andrew Scheer Statement on Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement regarding the charges laid by the Chinese government against Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor:“It’s been 18 months since Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were arbitrarily and unlawfully detained by the...

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June 01, 2020

Liberals must use PMPRB delay to ensure Canadians can access life-saving medications: Jeneroux

EDMONTON, AB – Matt Jeneroux, Conservative Shadow Minister for Health and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend, responded to today’s Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) announcement and called on the Liberal government to consult with patients to ensure all Canadians can access life-saving medications. “I’m relieved that the voices of patients have been heard and the government has decided...

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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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