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Albas supports Maxime Bernier in Conservative leadership race

The Conservative leadership race currently features a crowded field of 14 candidates, but that didn't stop Dan Albas, MP for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola from throwing his...

Albas skeptical of free trade agreement

Summer break might be on at Parliament Hill, but MP Dan Albas isn't taking anytime off — he's spending the summer educating as many Canadians...

Albas to hold Merritt meetings

Dan Albas, MP for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola, and his staff will be seeing a lot more of Merritt, as the conservative MP announced he would be...

ALBAS: Eliminate barriers to inter-provincial trade

Chances are by now you have heard federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau use the well-worn talking point “grow the economy” often in reference to more...

ALBAS: Debts and deficits

When any level of government releases an annual budget often the focus tends to be largely and understandably on what programs and projects an elected...

A detailed look at how the Nicola Valley voted in the October election

Although it was a tight race for MP Dan Albas across the newly-drawn Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola (COSN) riding in last October's federal election, a closer look...

Albas: A national unity crisis?

As a result, the subject of pipelines has featured prominently in Ottawa this week including on Wednesday when the Liberal government will announce a new...

Albas: Talking trade

This deal was supported by the former Conservative Government and is valued at $15 billion and will sustain 3,000 jobs over the next decade. The...

Merritt polling station runs out of ballots over Thanksgiving weekend

Conservative MP Dan Albas called the situation “unacceptable.” He also said the claim that funding cuts to Elections Canada were responsible was outrageous. “Elections Canada...

A civil forum

Judging from the audience reaction, the room was a generally even split, with particular attention — both positive and negative — given to Conservative incumbent...

A brief history of health care spending

These galloping increases continued until the Conservative majority of 2011, after which then-finance minister Jim Flaherty came to Victoria to inform provincial finance ministers of...

Challengers focus on biosolids — Albas says not a federal issue

When the Herald asked the candidates what they were hearing from constituents of the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding in Merritt two weeks ago, all of them...

Federal candidates look at local issues

Incumbent Conservative candidate Dan Albas said he's been hearing concerns in Merritt from ranchers and the forestry sector of an anti-trade government being elected. Liberal...