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Conservative MP for Ajax—Pickering (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter So sorry to lose #AlistairMacLeod this #Easter -- 2nd to none in writerly talent, evocative skill and in our affections. #NoGreatMischief

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter A-P residents please join me for Coffee & Conversation Apr 23rd @ 2pm. Spaces are limited. RSVP to chris.alexander.c1a@parl.gc.ca.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing you a wonderful Good Friday and a great Easter weekend -- from my family to yours, wherever you may be! #ajaxpickering #toronto

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Join me for Coffee & Conversation. Apr 23 @ 2pm at my office at 100 Westney Rd S. Spaces are limited. RSVP to chris.alexander.c1a@parl.gc.ca

This week

Posted on Twitter Moving to see flood of people at @AbilitiesCentre visitation today. Jim will be missed far + wide; @chriselliottpc + 3 boys in our thoughts.

Posted on Twitter Presenting Cdn #BillofRights to Insp Bruce Townley + SSgt Jeff Haskins at W Durham Div. Thanks, @DPRS! #ajaxpickering http://t.co/zORW3sxNcy

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, Canada, under this government, will of course continue accepting refugees from all over the world. What Somali Canadians understand, though, is that only a ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, Canada, as usual, has been generous in responding to the Syrian refugee crisis, as we have always been, in Diefenbaker's time and under every ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are tremendously concerned about reports and evidence of anti-Semitism in Ukraine and other countries in central and eastern Europe. We follow these trends ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we do have a very proud legacy when it comes to protecting refugees. It dates back to the time of Diefenbaker, but was interrupted ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, no, we have no intention of imposing language requirements for spouses, but we will continue to study these issues and to hear from Canadians. ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, I can commit to doing two things: first, to continue to listen to Canadians, as we seek to update, modernize, and improve all of ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, Canada and our government are very proud of Canada's record and of what we have done over the past three years to help the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, we were not aware of the situation of the parents of these two young children. We are keen to know the details and investigate ...

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 ...

Mentioned by South Asia Mail MP SHORY WELCOMES CITIZENSHIP ACT REFORMS WITH MINISTER ... Calgary Feb 21 — Yesterday, following a citizenship ceremony held at Fort Calgary, Devinder Shory (MP, Calgary Northeast) and Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander reinforced the government's commitment to protecting the value ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com MP Jinny Sims slams Conservatives as immigration minister announces Canada ... IMMIGRATION Minister Chris Alexander has announced that 34 days into 2014, the Conservative government won't be reuniting any more families until next year, notes MP Jinny Sims, NDP Employment and Social Development Critic, this week. “A month ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Chris Alexander's flawed overhaul of citizenship law Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has proposed a sweeping overhaul of Canada's immigration policy that captures both the best and worst tendencies of the Harper government. Many of the changes tabled on Thursday address the most stubborn ...

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

Three months ago

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Former admirers lose faith in Alexander There was a brief surge of optimism among humanitarian groups when Chris Alexander was named minister of citizenship and immigration six months ago. The Ajax MP spent 18 years as a diplomat, served as Canada's first resident ambassador in ...

Mentioned by Waterloo Record Former admirers lose faith in Alexander There was a brief surge of optimism among humanitarian groups when Chris Alexander was named minister of citizenship and immigration six months ago. The Ajax MP spent 18 years as a diplomat, served as Canada's first resident ambassador in Afghanistan and went on to become a special representative of the United Nations assistance mission in Afghanistan. He was well-spoken and well-educated. He had seen suffering in war-torn countries. He was the father of two young children. "There was hope that the ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Crackdown on failed refugees will save taxpayers $1.6B in 5 years ... January 22, 2014 01:13 PM MST | Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 01:23 PM MST. Conservative Member of Parliament Chris Alexander speaks in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Wattie. Article.

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of ill and injured Canadian Forces members Okay. Colonel, thanks to you and your team for this session. It really is hugely important to our study. You have a unique take on the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of ill and injured Canadian Forces members Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank Mr. Grenier for joining us today. Your testimony is very important to us because, given your very diverse ...