Mel Arnold is sworn in as North Okanagan-Shuswap MP by Marc Bosc

Mel Arnold is sworn in as North Okanagan-Shuswap MP by Marc Bosc

Arnold begins duties as North Okanagan-Shuswap MP

Arnold was sworn in as Conservative MP during a ceremony in Ottawa Monday.

Mel Arnold is now on the job.

Arnold was sworn in as Conservative MP for North Okanagan-Shuswap during a ceremony in Ottawa Monday.

“I am looking forward to getting down to the serious work of representing the constituents of the North Okanagan-Shuswap,” he said.

“I am happy to report that my constituency office staff have already been able to assist with calls regarding seniors access to a Old Age Security payments, permanent resident status and training visas. Other priorities include forwarding the many concerns of local constituents regarding the diligent screening of all Canadian-bound refugees to ensure the security of all Canadians.”

Arnold has yet to secure a permanent riding office in Vernon.