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  • His favourite word is refugees.

Conservative MP for Ajax—Pickering (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter #Taliban who have again killed anti-polio health workers in #Pakistan deserve our utter condemnation, as do their backers, overt + covert.

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

Posted on Twitter Joined many supporters of @chriselliottpc for Ontario PC leader in Brampton today: she is ready to lead! #onpoli http://t.co/zUgaLQysWB

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, as the member already knows, Canada has already received nearly 22,000 refugees from both Syria and Iraq. Here is what the Liberals would have ...

Posted on Twitter Through CEC + PNP this year we're aiming to bring six times more qualified immigrants, many of them former students, than #Libs did in 2005.

Posted on Twitter Intl students inject at least $8B into Cda's economy -- a figure that is only growing! -- bringing innovation, competitive edge, prosperity.

Posted on Twitter Canada surpassed record number of study permits issued in 2013 already in Sept of this year! @CBIE_BCEI #CBIE2014 #intled #cdnimm #cdncit

Posted on Twitter Thx for your gr8 conf! "@CBIE_BCEI: @MinChrisA thanks for speaking to our delegates and sharing your passion for #intled with us #cbie2014"

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, Franz Kafka rides again. He has clearly taken out a membership card in the NDP. Today, the number of Syrian refugees that have arrived ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we have overfulfilled our commitment in this regard. A total of 1,800 Syrians are already in Canada and 20,000 Iraqis have arrived in Canada ...

Mentioned by durhamregion.com MP, MPP used Remembrance Day to talk politics I attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Ajax Legion this year, and I'd like to comment on remarks made by MP Chris Alexander, MPP Joe Dickson, and Mayor Steve Parish. Mr. Alexander appeared to take advantage of the opportunity to make the ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we just heard once again why Canadians understand, and certainly Syrian refugees understand, that the one member of Parliament who they cannot count on ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Five things we learned in QP Monday The louder-than-usual heckling and jeering even prompted Liberal MP Ralph Goodale to remark, “My goodness they are testy, Mr Speaker.” Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander was in fine form as he hopped to his feet like a kid who knows ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin MP and Minister for the Status of Women Leitch instrumental in drafting new ... After spending months meeting people across the country along with Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, Simcoe-Grey Member of Parliament and Minister for the Status of Women Dr. Kellie Leitch, along with Minister of Justice Peter McKay, ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Employment and Social Development Canada - Notice 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Chris Alexander, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister and Member of Parliament for Ajax–Pickering, and the Honourable Kevin Sorensen, Minister of State (Finance), on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the hon. member knows very well that our health care system across this country does not turn pregnant women away. It does not turn ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the WHO and the member opposite are incorrect on this issue. There is no travel ban. Canada has been very clear for many months ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hard-working member for Mississauga South for her work in the House and her support on this file. She ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, our government's commitment, Canada's commitment, to the most vulnerable remains clear. We continue to resettle one in ten refugees worldwide who find a new ...

Mentioned by Mountain View Gazette Today on the Hill: Time running out for Tories to implement new refugee policy Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Monday November 3, 2014 in Ottawa. ... Liberal MP John McCallum has called a news conference today to talk about the issue.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Chris Alexander says Ottawa will 'comply' with refugee health-care ruling Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says the federal government will comply with a Federal Court ruling that calls on the Conservatives to introduce more inclusive health-care coverage for refugees until such time as an appeal is heard. "We will comply [with] the Federal Court's direction, while our appeal will ... The messages were posted on Twitter moments before Liberal MP John McCallum held a press conference in Ottawa. "I just heard literally three minutes ago that the government has sent out a tweet saying ...

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 ...