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Conservative MP for Ajax—Pickering (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the interim federal health program continues to serve refugees extremely well. We were disappointed by the federal court's decision on July 4, and that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the rules that apply to refugees and asylum seekers are not going to change because of any measures in this bill. Why do the ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the truth is that ISIL is conducting a campaign of unspeakable atrocities that represents a threat to the people of Iraq and Syria as ...

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, on a day when the House is, for the most part, given over to non-partisan commemoration of one of our fallen soldiers, it would ...

Posted on Twitter Welfare rules + #refugee care unchanged by our bill. Sad to see #NDP (Cullen, Cash, Blanchette-Lamothe) + #CBC mis-informing public today.

Posted on Twitter Well done also to @mayordaveryan on his re-election, + all members of new @CityofPickering council, incl my friend Rick Johnson in Ward 3!

Posted on Twitter Congrats also to Steve Parish on re-election as Mayor of #Ajax, to all re-elected @AjaxCouncil members, + to @townofajax for higher turnout!

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Roger Anderson on becoming first elected @Regional_Chair for our @RegionofDurham! Look forward to continuing our work together.

This week

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, this budget bill obviously does no such thing. It does not change the terms and conditions under which asylum claimants or refugees gain access ...

Posted on Twitter We must never, ever forget: freedoms we enjoy today in unusual measure were won by sacrifice. #vishnumandir #cdncit http://t.co/eqQF5lKUAJ

Posted on Twitter W/ @CostasMenegakis, @KentThornhillMP, Dr Doobay at Monument to Fallen Soldier today at #VishnuMandir. #CanadaStrong http://t.co/HNcNfhrcjN

A week ago

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Chris Alexander is 8th Member of Conservative Caucus and 51st Person to ... ... privilege to be chosen as your candidate, he will make a superb Member of Parliament for Northumberland-Peterborough South. I am proud to join the ranks of the many friends and colleagues endorsing Paul's candidacy,” said Chris Alexander, P.C., M.P..

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...