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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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May 19, 2020

Andrew Scheer Statement on Canadian Forces Snowbirds Crash

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the crash of a Canadian Forces Snowbirds aircraft near Kamloops, BC: “On behalf of the entire Conservative caucus, I would like to express our sincere condolences to the family...

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May 19, 2020

The Conservative Case for Parliamentary Democracy

Ottawa, ON – Today, Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, Blake Richards, John Brassard, Eric Duncan and Corey Tochor published a report outlining the Conservative case for parliamentary democracy and calling on the Trudeau government to restore normal Parliamentary sittings.“There has been a tremendous amount...

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May 19, 2020

James Cumming Responds to Government’s CEBA Changes

Edmonton, AB – Today, James Cumming, Conservative Shadow Minister for Small Business and Export Promotion, issued the following statement regarding the Trudeau government’s decision to expand the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account:“Canada’s Conservatives are committed to helping Canadian business owners and workers through these trying times. Last...

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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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