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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Fifty years after Churchill's funeral, freedom is still under dire threat from Putin, ISIL, other jihadist terror groups + their sponsors.

Posted on Twitter Sixty years after Churchill's state funeral, freedom is still under dire threat from Putin, ISIL, other terrorist groups + their sponsors.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, why does the member opposite insist on fighting a vindictive campaign against honesty? We have done nothing but support the health of refugees. What ...

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter La santé mentale comprend des histoires nobles, douloureuses, personnelles que nous devons tous entendre. #BellCause @ForcesCanada #OpMedusa

Posted on Twitter Mental health involves stories -- noble, painful, personal -- we all need to hear. #BellLetsTalk @CanadianForces #Afghanistan #LestWeForget

This week

Posted on Twitter Great to join Senator Don Meredith w/ stars of #TheBookofNegroes, which recounts a momentous chapter in #CdnHistory. http://t.co/kA8msGkxQo

Posted on Twitter Thx to students + choir! of #NelsonMandela Park PS: on 2001 visit, #Madiba rightly called you "leaders of tomorrow"! http://t.co/ZatdUF86e9

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, on behalf of all members of the House, I would like to thank the member for Thornhill for his leadership on this issue across ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, insofar as Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CIC, is concerned, the Government of Canada has a duty to ensure that the security and safety of ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, the question of privilege, raised by the hon. member for Pierrefonds—Dollard respecting order paper Question No. 393, is based on documents released by my ...

A week ago

Mentioned by South Asian Link Jinny Sims Writes To Immigration Minister Alexander On Visa Refusals To ... I do my best to help them with these applications by writing support letters and contacting staff at CIC, but, too often, these applications are denied,” Surrey-Newton MP Jinny “Jogindra Kaur” Sims wrote to Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. SURREY ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by South Asian Link Immigration Minister Alexander Helped Bureaucrats Avoid Giving Full Details On ... Documents show Immigration Minister Chris Alexander's office intervened to save bureaucrats from answering part of a formal question from an NDP MP. New Democrat MP Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe submitted a question about processing times for visa ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP MP to challenge Chris Alexander over visa data requests A New Democrat MP is accusing Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander of thwarting her efforts to learn more about how the government deals with visa applications. And she's ready to take the matter to the floor of the House of Commons when ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Cambridge Times Chris Alexander helped bureaucrats avoid giving... OTTAWA — Newly released documents suggest the office of Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander intervened to save bureaucrats from answering part of a formal question from an NPD MP about wait times for visa applications.

Mentioned by West Valley News Chris Alexander helped bureaucrats avoid giving full details on visa delay times ... OTTAWA—Newly released documents recommend the office of Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander intervened to save bureaucrats from answering aspect of a formal query from an NPD MP about wait times for visa applications.

Mentioned by Toronto Star Chris Alexander helped bureaucrats avoid giving full details on visa wait times OTTAWA—Newly released documents suggest the office of Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander intervened to save bureaucrats from answering part of a formal question from an NPD MP about wait times for visa applications.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, someone is going to have to teach Franz Kafka over there the difference between a resettled refugee and an asylum claimant. Canada has approved ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, it says a lot about the hon. member and the party that he represents that he would turn the 22,000 Iraqi and Syrian refugees ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we have already made the strongest commitment on a per capita basis, of any nation, to taking refugees from both Syria and Iraq. We ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, I think everyone in Canada is proud of our role in providing protection and refuge to those from the LGBT community who have sought ...

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 ...