Chris Warkentin

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Chris Warkentin
Chris Warkentin MP 2014.jpg
Member of Parliament
for Peace River
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Preceded by Charlie Penson
Chair of the Standing Committee on
Aboriginal Affairs
In office
23 June 2011 – 18 February 2015
Minister John Duncan
Bernard Valcourt
Preceded by Bruce Stanton
Succeeded by Blake Richards
Personal details
Born (1978-11-20) November 20, 1978 (age 36)
Grande Prairie, Alberta
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Michelle Warkentin
Residence Grande Prairie, Alberta
Profession construction executive
Religion Christian

Chris Warkentin (born November 20, 1978) is a businessman and Conservative politician in Alberta, Canada. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the riding of Peace River in the 2006 federal election. An alumnus of the PRBI, he also studied business and marketing at Grande Prairie Regional College and owned and operated a custom home building company. He has served on the board of his local constituency association and has been involved with the Reform Party of Canada and the Canadian Alliance.

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Chris Warkentin was first elected to the House of Commons in 2006. He was re-elected in 2008 and 2011. Warkentin served as the chair of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.[1] He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services in February 2015.[2]

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