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Conservative MP for Ajax—Pickering (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter Excellent piece! "@geoffreyyork: The WHO has just declared Nigeria officially free of #Ebola. Here's my analysis: http://t.co/J3pid4i2Xx"

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter With @pmharper @ParmGill at #HinduSabhaMandir in Brampton today: Happy #Diwali, Canada! #cdncit #cdnimm #CanadaProud http://t.co/KZUYFskk0s

Posted on Twitter With Parveen Sharma + friends at #HinduSabhaMandir to celebrate #Diwali with @pmharper, @deepakobhrai + colleagues. http://t.co/fKWg7Fv0fI

Posted on Twitter Delighted to hold productive round table with Nanaksar Gurdwara board in Brampton today! Thx to @KyleSeeback! #cdnimm http://t.co/azDuGG1Rlq

This week

Posted on Twitter Hockey, proud history of #cdnimm + diversity bring us together. Thx 2 @MapleLeafs @CanadianTire 4 2nite. #CanadaProud http://t.co/jn4rw7JDey

Posted on Twitter "@Alex_Panetta: @goleafsgo Now, please join your new countrymen in the other national chant: "Six-Ty-Se-Ven!" Hey, I was born in '68 so....

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the health and safety of our men and women in uniform is the first priority of this Department of National Defence and of this ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for that lob question. It gives us a chance to talk about the progress we have ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the hon. member is absolutely right. We, and this Prime Minister, have learned a lesson from Afghanistan that is very important: it requires military ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, a member who represents a riding by the name of Montcalm should have a better understanding of Canada's military traditions. The NDP is the ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, that is not true. On the contrary, our office in Mississauga has made very significant progress on citizenship cases. The staff there have processed ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the member is so confused that he cannot even come up with the right term. They are government-assisted refugees. We have actually exceeded our ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we have brought over 1,500 Syrians to Canada. We have brought over 18,500 Iraqis to Canada. That is over 20,000 people from the region. ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, what an honour it is to be here for this debate. I will be sharing my time with the Minister of State for Western ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Must-see QP: Chris Alexander really wants to talk about Iraq So much so, in fact, that it seems like Immigration Minister Chris Alexander couldn't help but jabber about his leader's plans in Iraq. When NDP MP Peggy Nash queried him about the government's appeal of a federal court's ruling against its refugee ...

A month ago

Mentioned by durhamregion.com Islamic State group threatens Canadians: 'You will not feel secure even in your ... Canadians who have left to join ISIL in Iraq and Syria will have their passports revoked, according to a spokesman for local MP and Citizen and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. That's the response from Ottawa following release of an audio message late ...

Mentioned by Sun News Network Tories: Trudeau's opposition to stripping terrorists of citizenship 'irresponsible' OTTAWA - Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says Justin Trudeau's opposition to stripping citizenship from Canadians convicted of terrorism is "irresponsible," especially in the wake of three beheadings of Western prisoners by the Islamic State (ISIS). The Liberal leader said allowing ... "Conservative MP calls world 'dark and dangerous' in member's statements today; Libs see a light and beauty in the potential of every person," Liberal MP Ted Hsu wrote on Twitter. One person responded, saying: "Right, I'm sure ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by durhamregion.com Federal government needs to come clean on Pickering airport While consultation on the Pickering airport lands is all well and good, after 40 years what's required is clarity. Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Ajax-Pickering MP Chris Alexander on Aug. 21 held several roundtable discussions on the future of the ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Federal government needs to come clean on Pickering airport While consultation on the Pickering airport lands is all well and good, after 40 years what's required is clarity. Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Ajax-Pickering MP Chris Alexander on Aug. 21 held several roundtable discussions on the future of the ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Canada's Transport Minister engages with Toronto area community, business ... PICKERING, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Member of Parliament for Ajax—Pickering, met today with community groups, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. And thank you to my colleagues as well. Under Bill C-38, passed in 2012, our government included measures to transform the economic ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Mr. Chair and dear colleagues, thank you for the opportunity to speak today about Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act. As you all know, since ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System and Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you. Mr. Chair, colleagues, thank you for inviting us. Good afternoon everyone. I'm delighted to be here with so many from the senior leadership of ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-24 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b and 7b under CITIZENSHIP AND ... I apologize for having come down the hall a minute or two late. We were under the misapprehension that a certain vote was still happening. I ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 174 and 175 (Criminal Code) and 290 to ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair, and thank you to my colleagues for inviting me here today to speak about two initiatives that are very important ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of ill and injured Canadian Forces members I'll speak up. It's very moving for all of us, and for all who are watching in the broader audience, to hear directly from someone like ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of ill and injured Canadian Forces members Thanks, Chair. Thanks to you both for your testimony and for the work of the organization. I think it's a particularly powerful example of the response ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of ill and injured Canadian Forces members We are all in your debt in that respect, and really, around this table, we've shared stories from your books and benefited from the insights. I ...