Dan Albas is the Conservative candidate for the riding of Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola.
Dan is also the Shadow Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and sits on the House of Commons Industry Committee.
In the past Parliament, Dan Albas was one of the first MPs to have a private members bill passed and was nominated for a Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ “Golden Scissors” award which acknowledges efforts to reduce red tape.
He has since tabled legislation to better protect the savings for those with disabilities.
Prior to the dissolution of the 41st Parliament, Dan was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the President of Treasury Board and was recognized for his near perfect voting attendance record.
Before entering public life, Dan was the owner of Kick City Martial Arts, responsible for training adults and young people in the mental and physical discipline of the martial arts.
Also active in the community, Dan served as the Chair of the United Way and in 2008 he topped the polls and was elected to the City of Penticton municipal council.
Dan is a firm believer in accountability and is well known for maintaining a 24/7 answering service and frequently returns calls on evening and weekends.
In addition to monitoring his own emails, Dan writes weekly columns to provide citizens with regular updates of his activities in Ottawa and is recognized as one of Canada’s top 10 most active Members of Parliament on social media.
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